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    • ATV Injuries on the Decline in Past Years

      All-terrain vehicles have been known to be a lot of fun, especially for those of a younger age who enjoy dangers and thrills while driving through some dirt. However, while these vehicles may be a lot ...

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    • Asiana Flight 214: Kills Two Students, Injuries Over 180 Passengers

      This past weekend was one filled with heartbreaking accidents that claimed the lives of many people. In Canada, a train explosion caused an estimated 13 deaths, with about 50 people still missing and ...

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    • Texting Deemed the Cause of 2011 Helicopter Fatal Crash

      As many will say, texting and driving is extremely dangerous and can have fatal results; well now reports are showing that it can have the same effects for those who are in the air as well. The Los ...

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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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    • Opera Singer Sues for Vocal Cord Injury Inflicted by Low-Hanging Cable

      In New Orleans, a lawsuit has been filed against several companies who allegedly placed a low-hanging cable in the way, which an opera singer ran into on his bike. The cable was said to hit him in the ...

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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 riding past ...

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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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    • Six Hospitalized After School Bus Accident in Southeast Louisiana

      On Wednesday, December 18, one school bus and two cars were involved in an accident, injuring four students and two adults. One car was overturned in the collision, and two people in that vehicle had ...

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    • Shreveport School Bus Accident Injures Seven

      Last week, a school bus carrying 33 students was hit head-on by a car. According to officials, the woman driving the other car was going the wrong way leading up to the collision. She herself ...

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    • 5 Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

      Distracted driving has quickly become known as one of the biggest dangers on the road, injuring more than 1,000 people each day in the U.S. In Louisiana alone, 722 fatal car crashes occurred in 2012, ...

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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 don’t ...

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    • What to Do About Chronic Pain After a Serious Car Accident

      After being injured in a serious car accident , immediate medical attention should be delivered to the most grievous of wounds, such as damage to the spinal cord, fractures, and lacerations. From an ...

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    • Thirty-One Defendants Named in Asbestos Lawsuit

      A man filed a lawsuit in New Orleans after he was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. He is suing thirty-one different companies for alleged asbestos exposure, which he blames for his condition. He ...

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    • Tenant Files Suit Against Apartment Complex, Claims Toxic Mold Exposure

      A Gretna mother with minor children is suing an insurance company and apartment complex over health issues that she blames on toxic mold. Her lawsuit states that she had alerted the property manager ...

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    • Man's Files Suit Against Coca-Cola and Others for Alleged Asbestos Exposure

      A lawsuit has been filed in New Orleans over alleged exposure to asbestos on the job that is said to have caused a man's lung cancer, which is incurable. The former electrician has filed suit against ...

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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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    • 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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    • Six Hospitalized After School Bus Accident in Southeast Louisiana

      On Wednesday, December 18, one school bus and two cars were involved in an accident, injuring four students and two adults. One car was overturned in the collision, and two people in that vehicle had ...

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    • Premises Liability: Who is Responsible for an Accident and When

      A slip and fall can occur outside a commercial building that has an appalling lack of maintenance. You might be injured at a private home where the owner caused a dangerous environment. Or you could ...

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    • Fracking Workplace Injuries

      Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as "fracking," is becoming the talk of the country. Whether it is the damages that the fracking process is causing to the environment, or the toxins that are ...

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    • Russian Crash Landing Kills Four Victims

      While planes may be among some of mankind's greatest inventions, it is also very true that they may be one of the most dangerous. The ability to travel great distances while flying thousands of feet ...

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    • Attorney Morris Supports Bossier's "Shop with a Cop" Program

      The team at Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC is proud to call Shreveport home. In addition to providing outstanding legal services, the firm strives to play an active role in supporting local communities. ...

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    • Trey Morris Donates 150 Turkeys to Salvation Army

      In an effort to help spread a little holiday cheer this Thanksgiving, Attorney B. Trey Morris donated 150 turkeys and 50 pies in support of the Shreveport Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving feast ...

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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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    • Construction Worker Sues over Five-Story Fall

      Last summer, the plaintiff said that he sustained catastrophic injuries after a fifth floor railing came loose. He claims that while h had been doing plumbing work on a nursing home, he looked down ...

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    • Man's Files Suit Against Coca-Cola and Others for Alleged Asbestos Exposure

      A lawsuit has been filed in New Orleans over alleged exposure to asbestos on the job that is said to have caused a man's lung cancer, which is incurable. The former electrician has filed suit against ...

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    • Louisiana Man with Mesothelioma Awarded $5.95 Million by Jury

      Just last week, a jury awarded a multimillion dollar award to a man suffering from mesothelioma. The man had filed a lawsuit against three different companies, including a chemical company, for his ...

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    • 5 Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

      Distracted driving has quickly become known as one of the biggest dangers on the road, injuring more than 1,000 people each day in the U.S. In Louisiana alone, 722 fatal car crashes occurred in 2012, ...

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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 intended ...

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    • Man Sued for Crashing into Police Cruiser

      The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is suing a man and his insurer, seeking to recover the full value of a police cruiser that was damaged in an accident. According to the suit, last year this man ...

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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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    • Man Killed in Suspected DWI Accident in Washington Parish

      On Sunday, December 8, one person was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision that police believe was caused by an intoxicated driver. The accident occurred shortly before 6:00 am in ...

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    • Minor Sues Club for Allegedly Selling Him Alcohol Before He Crashed

      In Gretna, a minor under the age of 21 is suing the club that allegedly served him alcoholic beverages before he got into a car accident. According to the suit, the minor failed to maintain control of ...

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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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    • Wrongful Death Lawsuits: Rights of Surviving Spouses

      The untimely passing of a spouse is an emotionally trying and damaging situation, there is no doubting that. But just how damaging is it in the eyes of the law? As a surviving spouse filing a wrongful ...

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    • What to Do If You See a Semi-Truck Driving Poorly

      Out of all the vehicles that frequent our nation’s highways, semi-trucks pose the most danger to innocent motorists if they are operated negligently. Reckless behavior of the trucker can swing the ...

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    • Attorney Morris Supports Bossier's "Shop with a Cop" Program

      The team at Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC is proud to call Shreveport home. In addition to providing outstanding legal services, the firm strives to play an active role in supporting local communities. ...

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    • Attorney Trey Morris Donates to Local Shreveport Schools

      In addition to providing top-quality legal representation, the team of Shreveport personal injury lawyers at Morris, Dewett & Savoie LLC are passionate supporters of various charitable endeavors and ...

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    • Attorney Morris Acts as Benefactor to Temple of the Vision Church

      Attorney Trey Morris of Morris, Dewett & Savoie, LLC has recently been able to make a charitable donation to the Temple of the Vision Church in Shreveport, Louisiana. The purpose of the donation was ...

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    • Fracking Workplace Injuries

      Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as "fracking," is becoming the talk of the country. Whether it is the damages that the fracking process is causing to the environment, or the toxins that are ...

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    • Thirty-One Defendants Named in Asbestos Lawsuit

      A man filed a lawsuit in New Orleans after he was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. He is suing thirty-one different companies for alleged asbestos exposure, which he blames for his condition. He ...

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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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    • 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 gynecologist ...

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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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    • Family of Deceased Patient Suing Hospital for Misdiagnosing a Stroke

      According to the family's lawsuit, they lost a loved one because paramedics misdiagnosed a stroke, instead telling the man that he was simply under the influence of alcohol. The family reported that ...

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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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    • 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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    • Helmet Laws and Motorcycle Accidents

      It is important to realize that while riding a motorcycle can be a thrilling experience, it is also one that is extremely dangerous and requires the utmost caution. It is for this reason that helmet ...

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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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    • 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 gynecologist ...

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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 intended ...

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    • Worker Killed in Accident at New Orleans Port

      Investigations are ongoing after an accident that occurred along the exterior of a cruise ship killed a man on Sunday, October 20. The cruise ship employee was said to have been working on maintenance ...

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    • 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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    • Employee Seeks Compensation After Brain Injury in Work Accident

      It is understood that offshore workers and seaman are in a dangerous environment, with lives at risk frequently. However, when employers and fellow employees abide by the necessary safety procedures ...

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    • Wrongful Death Suit Filed for Oilfield Generated Radioactivity

      The surviving family members have filed a lawsuit against numerous oil companies on behalf of a man who died of esophageal cancer. According to the plaintiffs, back in 2002, the man had filed a ...

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    • Fracking Workplace Injuries

      Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as "fracking," is becoming the talk of the country. Whether it is the damages that the fracking process is causing to the environment, or the toxins that are ...

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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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    • 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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    • Hospital Sues Driver Who Ran Over Woman

      A general hospital in Jefferson County is suing a driver for workers' compensation, a driver who allegedly ran over an on-duty hospital employee. According to the lawsuit, last year the female ...

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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 don’t ...

      Read More
    • Russian Crash Landing Kills Four Victims

      While planes may be among some of mankind's greatest inventions, it is also very true that they may be one of the most dangerous. The ability to travel great distances while flying thousands of feet ...

      Read More
    • After Elevator Door Shuts on Her, Woman Files Personal Injury Claim

      A woman has filed a lawsuit in New Orleans against two companies and an insurer for an accident she said occurred earlier this year. According to her claim, she was a patron at the building when she ...

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    • Opera Singer Sues for Vocal Cord Injury Inflicted by Low-Hanging Cable

      In New Orleans, a lawsuit has been filed against several companies who allegedly placed a low-hanging cable in the way, which an opera singer ran into on his bike. The cable was said to hit him in the ...

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    • Property Owner Sued for Ceiling Collapse

      In New Orleans, a woman filed a lawsuit against the property owner of her apartment, alleging that negligence led to a portion of the ceiling falling on her while she was in her kitchen, causing her ...

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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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    • Parents Sue for Son's Death, Allege Defective Defibrillator

      In Gretna, parents have filed suit on behalf of their son who died during surgery to replace a defibrillator. They have sued a medical device manufacturer and a hospital. According to their claim, the ...

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    • Is Your Sunscreen Living Up to Its Protection Claim?

      With the summer months approaching, we are more and more likely to spend larger chunks of time outdoors, soaking in the rays of the sun. And while receiving the nutrients of Vitamin D from the sun is ...

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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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    • Railroad Worker Injuries: Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)

      In our world today here are a number of occupations which are deemed to be highly dangerous, one of which is for railroad workers. Any person who has worked on or with a railroad company is aware of ...

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    • Five Tips for Safely Driving Around Commercial Trucks

      Safety training for driving near 18-wheelers is a topic that is rarely touched upon in driver’s education classes. Attempting to pass a truck improperly or driving in a truck’s “no zones” can cause ...

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    • Opera Singer Sues for Vocal Cord Injury Inflicted by Low-Hanging Cable

      In New Orleans, a lawsuit has been filed against several companies who allegedly placed a low-hanging cable in the way, which an opera singer ran into on his bike. The cable was said to hit him in the ...

      Read More
    • Tips for Safer Holiday Travels

      "Black Wednesday" and the other travel days that surround Thanksgiving can mean roads that are fraught with dangerously intoxicated or distracted drivers. That being said, following one simple safety ...

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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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    • Same Grocery Store Sued Twice in One Day

      One Winn Dixie store in Metairie was sued twice on the same day for slip and fall accidents . These accidents allegedly happened on consecutive days in August of 2012. The first accident is said to ...

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    • Premises Liability: Who is Responsible for an Accident and When

      A slip and fall can occur outside a commercial building that has an appalling lack of maintenance. You might be injured at a private home where the owner caused a dangerous environment. Or you could ...

      Read More
    • High Impact Sports: How Hard is too Hard?

      As millions tuned in to watch, the Super Bowl, one of the highest viewed television broadcasts in the nation, behind the scenes, the NFL is being drawn into the growing discussion over how brain ...

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    • Thirty-One Defendants Named in Asbestos Lawsuit

      A man filed a lawsuit in New Orleans after he was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. He is suing thirty-one different companies for alleged asbestos exposure, which he blames for his condition. He ...

      Read More
    • Tenant Files Suit Against Apartment Complex, Claims Toxic Mold Exposure

      A Gretna mother with minor children is suing an insurance company and apartment complex over health issues that she blames on toxic mold. Her lawsuit states that she had alerted the property manager ...

      Read More
    • Louisiana Man with Mesothelioma Awarded $5.95 Million by Jury

      Just last week, a jury awarded a multimillion dollar award to a man suffering from mesothelioma. The man had filed a lawsuit against three different companies, including a chemical company, for his ...

      Read More
    • Train With Toxic Materials Derails in Claiborne

      In Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, five rail cars with hazardous materials careened off the track, posing a danger to residents in the area. Thankfully, KSLA reports that the materials did not leak out ...

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    • Five Tips for Safely Driving Around Commercial Trucks

      Safety training for driving near 18-wheelers is a topic that is rarely touched upon in driver’s education classes. Attempting to pass a truck improperly or driving in a truck’s “no zones” can cause ...

      Read More
    • What to Do If You See a Semi-Truck Driving Poorly

      Out of all the vehicles that frequent our nation’s highways, semi-trucks pose the most danger to innocent motorists if they are operated negligently. Reckless behavior of the trucker can swing the ...

      Read More
    • Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death Damages in Louisiana?

      When someone suffers an injury caused by another person’s negligence or wrongdoing in Louisiana, they can file a personal injury lawsuit in hopes to achieve compensation for what happened. When that ...

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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 ...

      Read More
    • Wrongful Death Lawsuits: Rights of Surviving Spouses

      The untimely passing of a spouse is an emotionally trying and damaging situation, there is no doubting that. But just how damaging is it in the eyes of the law? As a surviving spouse filing a wrongful ...

      Read More