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With Christmas Approaching, Here are the Most Dangerous Toys for Kids

For 40 years, the non-profit organization World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) has been educating consumers about child safety and warning parents about potentially dangerous toys and recreational activities.  The group arose from some of the problematic toys of the mid-20th Century. Toys like The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab which contained real uranium ore […]

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Generator Shut Off Switch Failures

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, invisible gas that is so toxic it can kill a person after only a few minutes of concentrated exposure. Gas-powered, portable generators produce carbon monoxide in sufficient quantities to poison and kill consumers who may misuse the device while not fully understanding the risk. Although manufacturers have implemented safety […]

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Why the Jones Act is Important for Offshore Workers in Louisiana

The Jones Act offers medical care and financial assistance to seafarers and maritime workers who sustain injuries while performing their jobs on a ship in navigable waters. Some marine personnel may also be compensated for accidents that occurred on land but were related to their jobs.  Unfortunately, a lot of workers are unaware of their […]

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Is Settling an Injury Claim Better Than Going to Trial?

There is no definitive answer as to whether settling a car accident personal injury claim out of court or going through the trial process will get a better result for a claimant. It just depends. Generally speaking, the less severe the claimed injuries, the more likely a settlement can be reached out of court that […]

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Summertime and Water Recreation – Tips for Staying Safe

Louisiana offers Lakes, bayous, rivers, and ponds for summertime fun – pools are not always the only place to swim in the summer. Water areas are great for recreational opportunities. However, they can be dangerous for those that do not know how to swim or are not current with boating laws and state practices. Depending […]

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Do Minors Have Longer to File a Personal Injury Claim?

The law provides a process for those who have been wronged by others to seek compensation for their losses. But that window of opportunity is only open for a specific period of time. If an action for the recovery of damages is not pursued in that limited time frame, the legal right to seek compensation […]

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Will the IRS Tax a Personal Injury Settlement in Louisiana?

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” But the taxes that can or cannot be incurred by the IRS for a personal injury settlement in Louisiana is an uncertain, complicated issue and worth looking into for added financial protection. No one likes the financial burden of paying taxes – especially […]

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Why You Should Still File a Claim if You’re Partially At-Fault

One of the most common reasons that injury victims wait to reach out to a personal injury attorney is because they are unsure whether they have grounds for a case. When you have been seriously injured and someone else is primarily responsible for the accident that caused your injuries, they should be held accountable to […]

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Top 5 Reasons A Personal Injury Attorney Might Not Take Your Case 

If you have been harmed in an accident because of another person’s wrongful actions, you deserve restitution for the losses and injuries you sustained. Yet, even though many people assume that personal injury attorneys will take on any case that walks through their door, this is not always the case. In truth, there are actually […]

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Securing Recovery After Suffering A Traumatic Brain Injury

Any injury has the potential to disrupt a victim’s life and ability to enjoy activities they love. This is very true for victims of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). There are a wide range of causes of a TBI, and victims suffer from different symptoms. If you or a loved one is the victim of […]

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