Blog Posts in 2014

Will Failing To See A Doctor Affect My Claim?

If you are involved in an accident, it is very likely the initial shock of the accident and subsequent adrenaline rush will make it difficult to determine the extent of your accident-related injuries. ...
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Simmons, Morris & Carroll, LLC Donates to Santa Clarita Charity

Our Shreveport personal injury firm has taken steps to give back by donating to The Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children's Cancer. The foundation began in 1994 in honor of young Michael ...
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Jury Finds in Favor of Victim in School Bully Case

A 12-person jury panel found the Bossier School District and one teach at fault for an elementary student's injuries, which were sustained as a result of school bullying. Our client, a student of ...
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Proud Sponsors of Spine Institute of Louisiana's Race for Research!

The Spine Institute of Louisiana Foundation is a research and treatment center dedicated to the treatment of a wide range of spinal conditions and complex neck/back problems. With a goal to accurately ...
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Simmons, Morris & Carroll Give to Shreveport Police's "Shop with a Cop"

Every year, police stations around the country participate in a program that unites the community's law enforcement with the local youth. During "Shop with a Cop", police officers dress ...
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B. Trey Morris and Justin Dewett to Teach at CLE Seminar on Litigating Slip and Fall Cases

Slip, trip and fall injuries are among the most commonly disputed accidents in the area of personal injury. As a prominent member of premises liability issues, slip and fall accidents can have mild to ...
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Simmons, Morris & Carroll, LLC Supports Booker T. Washington Football Team

As a firm, we have made it a point to stay involved in our local community in many ways. Recently, one of our attorneys was given the opportunity to participate in local sports while also spreading ...
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Can I Seek Damages If I Was Partially At Fault?

If you have been involved in an accident for which you were partially at fault, you may be wondering whether or not you can seek damages. Pure comparative negligence is the legal basis the courts use ...
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Louisiana Man Critically Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Sunday, January 19, a motorcycle accident in Hancock County, Mississippi, left a 20-year-old man from Louisiana in critical condition. According to officials, the man was riding with around 20 other ...
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Woman Sues Florist for Injuries Sustained from Dog Bite

Friday, January 3, a woman has filed a lawsuit in Gretna for an incident from last February where she says she sustained injuries from a shop owner's poodle. According to her claim, she was at the ...
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Pedestrian Hit by Semi-Truck Blamed for Accident

On Saturday, January 11, a woman was walking along the U.S. 165 in Caldwell Parish when she was struck by an 18-wheeler. She survived, and is getting treatment at a hospital, but she has also been ...
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Louisiana Judge Sues over Car Accident

A lawsuit in Gretna has been filed by a Jefferson Parish judge, seeking compensation for injuries she said she sustained in an auto accident. According to her claim, she was stopped at an intersection ...
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Patient Files Medical Malpractice Suit for Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

A lawsuit in Gretna is alleging that a doctor failed to properly conduct a biopsy, thus delaying a patient's breast cancer diagnosis. The patient claims that she went for a biopsy after a ...
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Distracted Driver Crashes into Patrol Car in Caddo Parish

Last month, a Caddo Parish patrol deputy was injured in a car accident when another vehicle rear-ended his patrol car. The deputy's vehicle was sitting on the inside shoulder, as the deputy ...
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Man Sues over Defective Toe Implants

A man is suing medical providers and a manufacturer for toe implants that broke, which required him to go through additional surgeries. The plaintiff is accusing the implant manufacturer of creating a ...
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