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Summer Safety Tips to Avoid Causing Accidents

Summer is a season many look forward to simply for the exciting opportunities it offers, such as vacations, trips, relaxation, sports, and various outdoor activities. However, with the rise of outdoor ...
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Questions to Ask to Find the Best Personal Injury Attorney

In many cases, your chances of securing a fair settlement after suffering an injury at the hands of a negligent party will be directly dependent on the skills and creativity of the attorney handling ...
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What to Always Carry in Your Car in the Case of a Car Wreck

Driving can be dangerous. The more time you spend on the road, the more likely it is that an accident will eventually occur. Breaking down only to realize that your spare tire is flat or you ...
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Injured in a Motorcycle Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly one third of all traffic-related deaths are the result of drunk driving. To put this in perspective, it is estimated that one ...
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I've Been in a Car Accident While Pregnant! Now What?

While anyone should seek medical attention as soon as possible after being involved in a car accident, this is especially true for women who are pregnant. The extreme force of impact from a car ...
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Attorney B. Trey Morris Receives Top 10 Under 40 Award

Attorney B. Trey Morris has received a Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award for the state of Louisiana from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA)! NAOPIA is a highly respected attorney ...
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Attorney Morris Recognized by American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys™

Attorney Brandon Trey Morris of Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC has been selected by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys™ (AIOPIA) to be a “10 Best Personal Injury Attorney ...
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Driving Safe This Holiday Season

As the holiday season grows near, more and more people are finalizing their travel plans and getting ready for family fun. Since the cost of gasoline has recently decreased and many holiday travelers ...
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How Long Do I have To File A Lawsuit?

Accident victims only have a certain amount of time in which to file a lawsuit or claim seeking compensation for their injuries. The statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits in our state is ...
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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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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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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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Man Sues Driver After Allegedly Being Pinned by Truck to Loading Dock

Just weeks ago, a man filed a lawsuit against a truck driver and the company that owned the vehicle, saying that he was seriously and permanently injured when a truck pinned him to a loading dock. ...
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Auto Accident Claims: Key Terms Explained

After an injurious car accident, you should not be wading through all manner of legalese to get the compensation you deserve. While a personal injury lawyer can help protect your interests in such ...
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Understanding Dog-Bite Laws in Louisiana

When it comes to dog bites, Louisiana is a strict liability state. What this means is that an owner is liable if the dog bites someone, regardless of whether or not they had any indication before that ...
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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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The War on Texting and Driving

Despite the countless "It Can Wait" campaigns and stories of accidents and tragic deaths, far too many teenagers are not coming to grasp with the severity of their actions. Texting and ...
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Teen Drivers, Insurance Rates and Car Accidents

When it comes to car insurance, as adults we pay a certain amount of money, perhaps for us and our spouse. However, down the road we may consider adding our new teen drivers to the insurance policy ...
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Industrial Accidents in Louisiana Cause Concern for Safety

Recent months are showing that workers, and the surrounding communities, of the industrial sites are far from being safe from harm. Over the last few months there have been a number of industrial ...
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Cheerleading Injuries on the Rise

With the more creativity involved in cheerleading and stunt performances, it comes to no surprise that injuries are on the rise as well. According to Health Day News, over the recent decades there has ...
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