How the Louisiana Civil Code Affects Your Personal Injury Claim

The Louisiana Civil Code serves as the bedrock of the state's private law. It lays down the fundamental principles that regulate relationships among individuals. Born out of a unique blend of Spanish, French, and American legal traditions, it stands apart from other U.S. jurisdictions which typically follow English common law...

Product Liability Law in Louisiana: How It Protects Consumers

Earlier this year, the family of a Louisiana forklift driver alleged a design flaw in the forklift cab created a blind spot for the driver, which ultimately caused a fatal accident. In spite of a request for a summary dismissal, the court ruled the forklift manufacturer could potentially be held...

Driving Distractions: The Impact of Texting on Car Accidents

Car Accidents

Jul 05,2023

Texting while driving has become an increasingly common issue, reaching far and wide across our modern society. As cellphones have grown integral to our daily routines, the temptation to stay connected, even behind the wheel, has escalated. It's not uncommon to see drivers glancing down at their phones at traffic...

How to Identify and Prevent Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse in Louisiana


Jun 25,2023

A Louisiana nursing home is back in the news this monthafter a resident’s grandson filed a complaint alleging his grandmother died as a result of neglect. It’s not the first time the facility, Point Coupee Health Care, has been the subject of controversy. In 2019, the company was fined $36,000...

What to Expect from the Discovery Process in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

For a few weeks in 2023, the actress Gwyneth Paltrow dominated the headlines in her role as defendant in a personal injury lawsuit, filed against her by a man who claimed he was injured when Paltrow crashed into him on a ski slope in Utah. The media covered every development...

The Benefits of Mediation in Personal Injury Cases: A Faster, More Cost-Effective Alternative to Litigation

Mediation is a resolution process used in personal injury cases where a neutral third party, known as a mediator, assists the parties in reaching a mutually agreeable settlement. Instead of a judge or jury deciding the outcome, the parties involved control the result. The mediator doesn't have the power to...

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