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Seasonal Safety Tips

The holidays are a time where families gather together for fun, food and celebration. Unfortunately, sometimes these gatherings end in tragedy. According to the data found by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Thanksgiving Day has more home fires than any other single day in the year. Christmas […]

If a doctor provides medication that made your conditions worse, then you may be able to file a medical malpractice claim. The statute of limitation in place limits the time an individual has to pursue legal actions. This law varies per state, but in Louisiana, it’s one year, so it […]

Despite the new laws in place to encourage seat belt usage nationwide, more people died in traffic crashes in Louisiana in 2014 than the year before, according to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. There is a far greater number of vehicles traveling on the roads and highways. Passengers in vehicles, […]

Damages are the amount of money a person suing may be awarded in a lawsuit. This compensation is used to pay for loss and injuries. Damages by common law are categorized into compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages include special damages which are economic losses and general damages which […]

This is Nicole. Next to her is the adorable seven year old little girl that looks up to her. And why shouldn’t she? Nicole is a hard-working, fun-loving, dedicated, good citizen that loves to laugh and has a heart of gold. She’s also a survivor. A few months ago, Nicole’s […]

How Is Fault Determined?

The initial shock of an accident can leave you scared, dazed or even injured. So what should you do next?  Determining who caused the accident is the key thing to prove to your insurance company and also to pursue legal action if you have been injured. Fault depends on the […]

Staying Safe on a Motorcycle

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2013, 56 out of every 100,000 registered motorcycles were involved in a fatal crash. Motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident on the road than passengers in cars. The thrill of riding on a motorcycle […]

10 Things to do After an Accident

Being involved in a car accident is never a spot anyone wants to be. The effects can be extremely detrimental to your health and overall well-being. Bills can add up at mind-boggling speeds, and certain injuries can inhibit your ability to work efficiently and can leave you struggling to financially […]

Limitations In some cases, your loss of consortium claim might be limited by the laws protruding to your state of residency, or by an insurance policy. To further explain, we have separated the two scenarios: Insurance Policy Limitations When discussing liability, we are often referring to “single injury” limitations. More […]

One of the best companions one can have is a sister or brother. They skinned their knees with you, they may have even caused you to skin a knee. A sibling can be the one who ups the enjoyment level of childhood. They invite you to try things, they share […]