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Intentional Tort Exception to Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Claims

The law is clear that if you are injured on the job, you generally cannot bring a negligence claim based upon the actions of your employer or one of your co-employees. Instead, your remedy against your employer is limited to a Louisiana workers’ compensation claim, which pays for a portion of your lost wages, your

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Which Experts Will I Need for My Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury cases will not require expert testimony. But, in more serious cases, there will be issues that may need to be addressed by expert witnesses because they are beyond the understanding of lay people like you and I. Deciding which experts you will use in your personal injury case will be up to you

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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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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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Tesla Autopilot Death Raises Liability Issues

Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors has engineered some of the most amazing vehicles on the road today. Putting aside the remarkable performance and lack of fuel costs, one of the innovative features devised by Tesla is its autopilot function. Tesla Autopilot Capability and Potential Dangers The autopilot function has only recently become available on Tesla vehicles. It utilizes

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What Is A Subrogation Claim?

If you find yourself involved in an accident, you will be very thankful if you made the decision to obtain good insurance. Insurance can give you protection for things like medical bills, damage to your vehicle, and lost wages if you are disabled as a result of the accident. If you have your own insurance, your

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Louisiana Punitive Damages

Punitive damages (also called “exemplary damages”) are designed to punish particular conduct or make an example of certain offenders. The idea is that doing so will deter such behavior for the benefit of society. But, even though they serve an important purpose, Louisiana law generally does not allow for the recovery of such damages. In fact,

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Can I Recover Medical Bills in My Personal Injury Case?

If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you will most likely have gotten medical treatment for your injuries. Depending on the scope of your injuries, these bills can get very expensive. But, it raises, the question: can you recover the costs of these medical bills? The short answer is yes, but it ultimately depends

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Why Should I Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

People get in car accidents every day and many times choose to handle the claims process on their own. They don’t think that they need to hire an attorney and would rather just get through it quickly. While this may be the fastest way to get minimally compensated, it is rarely the right choice. Here

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Third Party Insurance vs. First Party Insurance

Accidents happen every single day. If you are the victim of an accident, you will want to make sure that there is plenty of insurance coverage to pay for your losses. On the other hand, if you accidentally cause an injury to somebody else, you want to make sure that there is plenty of coverage

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