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Multi-Vehicle Auto Accidents

More often than not, car accidents will involve two cars and only one of the drivers will actually be negligent (ex. a typical rear-end collision). However, there are times where multiple vehicles are involved. These multi-vehicle auto accidents present a number of complicated issues. Understanding Multi-Vehicle Auto Accidents 1. Determining Who Is At Fault The first

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Issues Involved in Settling Car Accident Cases

If you have been injured in an auto accident, your goal will be to obtain as large of a recovery as you possibly can. While this may seem simple, it can (and does) get complicated. So, what are some of the issues that can complicate the process? Here are a handful of questions that you will

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What Is An Independent Medical Examination?

If you have been seriously injured in an accident, you will likely have significant medical bills and may even have doctors recommend that you get surgery. However, the insurance company may not agree with your doctors and may want to get a second opinion. This is called an independent medical examination (IME). What Is The

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Plaintiffs Awarded $13.6 Million in Williams Explosion Case

The first group of plaintiffs to go to trial following the deadly Williams Olefins plant explosion in Geismar, Louisiana in 2013 were just awarded $13.6 million by an Iberville Parish jury. Defendants Cannot Take Advantage of Workers’ Compensation Immunity in Williams Explosion Case Williams had previously argued that the injured workers could not bring their claims because

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Effect of Later Accidents on Your Personal Injury Case

If you’ve been injured in an accident, one of the questions that you may have is how a later accident will impact your case. The short answer is: it depends. Subsequent Accidents and Louisiana Personal Injury Cases The insurance company and their lawyers will undoubtedly say that your subsequent accidents cut off their responsibility for

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