Blog Posts in August, 2013

Seaman Files Lawsuit for Workplace Accident

While at work, a New Orleans employee is said to have fallen 30 feet before hitting the ground head-first. The man was going up a ladder on the ship where he worked, and the ladder allegedly broke ...
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Two Men Sue Recycling Facility for Crane Accident

While two men were on the premises of a New Orleans recycling company, they were trying to get scrap metal from a trailer, which was hitched to a truck owned by one of the men. While they tried to ...
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Nationwide Study Reveals that Doctors Continue to Treat Patients even After Serious Malpractice

In Louisiana, one doctor had to shell out nine payments that added up to about $2.7 million dollars over the span of fifteen years, from 1992 to 2007. Five times, these payments were settlements for ...
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Shreveport Crash Involving Reality TV Star Injures One Person, Knocks the Power out of Several Buildings

Earlier this week, a star of the reality TV show "Swamp People" was leaving the Forrest Wood Cup fishing tournament to return home to southern Louisiana. As he drove a pickup truck with an ...
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Elderly Couple Killed in Three-Car Collision on N.C. Highway

Saturday, the 10 th of August, three cars collided where the N.C. 87 and N.C. 11 meet. It was three in the afternoon, when a couple in their seventies merged their Camry into another car's lane. ...
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Louisiana Nursing Home Care Ranked the Second Worst in the Entire Country

Louisiana is ranked 50 th in the country, second only to Texas in nursing home failure (the District of Columbia was given its own ranking). This is based on the recent, first-ever survey of every ...
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Pedestrian and Railroad Accidents are on the Rise This Year

Nationwide, the number of railroad accidents involving pedestrians has significantly increased this year. Just through the first five months of the calendar year, there was a 26 percent increase ...
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Cycling "Dooring" Accidents

Are you currently wondering what on earth "dooring" means? Simply put, dooring is a tragic incident that a cyclist on the road experiences when a motorist opens their car door as they are ...
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Simmons, Morris & Carroll LLC Sponsors the "Race for Research"

The legal team at Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring the Spine Institute of Louisiana Foundation's 1 st annual Race for Research. Earning the title of ...
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Teen Dies from Allergic Reaction at a Summer Camp

What was intended to be a fun family vacation at Camp Sacramento located in California’s Eldorado National Forest, turned into his family’s worst nightmare. The thirteen year old daughter ...
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