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Scope of Uber Insurance Coverage

Uber is one of the fastest growing companies in America and has revolutionized the transportation industry. In many major cities, Uber has effectively replaced taxis as the primary method of transport. But, with that many drivers on the road, it increases the potential for a car accident involving an Uber operated vehicle. If you do

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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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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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Williams Olefins Explosion Case to Go to Trial

In 2013, an explosion at the Williams Olefins plant in Geismar, Louisiana claimed the lives of 2 workers and injured 114 others. Following the accident, numerous lawsuits were filed by those injured in the blast. Now, after years of litigation, it appears that one of those cases will finally go to trial. Williams Loses Motion for

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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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Truck Driver Hour Restrictions

Truck drivers put thousands of hours in on the road every year. By doing this difficult job, they maintain the flow of goods and products around the country. However, their grueling schedule takes a toll on them and creates a potential for accidents. Making matters worse, truck accidents can lead to much more serious injuries than

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Studies Show Decline in Fatal Truck Accidents

Everywhere you go on the road, you see 18 wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial trucks. This is especially true when you travel on the interstate for long drives. These vehicles serve an important function but can also be the cause of serious, and at times fatal, accidents. Truck accidents can happen because of distracted

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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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Hit and Run Bicycle Accidents

With the recent addition of the multi-million dollar Lafitte Greenway (not to mention the miles and miles of previously created bike lanes), New Orleans continues to become a more bike friendly city. In fact, Forbes ranked New Orleans as one of the top 20 most bike friendly cities in the United States, which is quite

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Semi-Submersible Rig Accident in North Sea Kills One Worker and Injures Two Others

The North Sea has been ravaged by the winter storm “Frank” (a hurricane force system) over the past several days. These conditions have le led numerous companies, including BP and ConocoPhillips, to stop production and evacuate personnel. But, the worst part of the storm was the loss of one worker’s life and injuries to two others

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