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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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Vices, Defects, and Ruin Under Louisiana Law

Property owners generally take care to make sure that their properties are kept up and free of dangerous defects that can hurt other people. However, this is not always the case. Sometimes people get hurt because property owners fail to undertake necessary maintenance or otherwise let their property fall into a state of disrepair. Thankfully,

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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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Stacking Multiple Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Policies in Louisiana

Imagine that you are badly injured in an auto accident and, as is often the case, the other driver only has a minimum insurance policy. This means that you will only be able to recover up to $15,000 for your injuries. However, if you were prepared for this situation and made the wise decision to

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Louisiana Interstate Highways Among the Worst

If you’ve ever driven around the State of Louisiana, you’ve clearly probably seen the poor condition of the roads in many areas. In New Orleans, for example, there is a group that has started with the sole purpose of fixing the city’s streets. It may not come as much of a surprise is that Louisiana’s interstate highway

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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 Have UM Coverage?

Louisiana law requires drivers to maintain liability insurance on their vehicles. This requirement protects the public in the event of an accident. Complying with Louisiana’s insurance requirement is not cheap, as Louisiana has the fourth highest average insurance premiums in the country. Given the amount that drivers are already spending on insurance, they may be hesitant

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What Should I Do If I’ve Gotten Hurt at Work in Louisiana?

People spend a significant portion of their lives at work. While jobs can be incredibly rewarding, the amount of time spent at work increases the chances of an on the job accident. These are some tips to keep in mind if you’ve gotten hurt at work. Tips If You Have Been Hurt at Work in Louisiana 1.

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How Long Do I Have to File a Louisiana Personal Injury Case?

If you’ve been injured, it is critically important for you to understand the amount of time you have to file a Louisiana personal injury claim. This is because the law only gives injured people so long to file a lawsuit after an injury. If you wait too long, you will likely have your case dismissed and

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