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Shreveport Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash

Car accident attorneys are often asked what to do if you get into an accident out of state. These can be complicated cases. Where would you file your legal claim? Whose law applies? This is something that will need to be determined in a crash that happened this past week in Stanton, Texas. Stephone Taylor,…

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How Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits in Baton Rouge?

Almost all employers in Baton Rouge and elsewhere in Louisiana must have workers’ compensation insurance. This no-fault system is designed to compensate injured or ill workers for lost wages, medical bills, and permanent impairments. It covers both traumatic injuries and occupational diseases that happen in the course of employment. Traumatic injuries result from one-off accidents…

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Does Accepting Workers’ Comp Bar Me from Suing My Employer?

Most employees in Louisiana who suffer workplace injuries or illnesses are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Depending on their condition, they may get compensation for medical care and vocational rehabilitation as well indemnity wage benefits. The employer’s workers’ compensation insurer is responsible for paying these benefits. It doesn’t matter if the injury was your employer’s…

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What Are Some of the Mistakes I Should Avoid After an Uber Accident?

Uber and other rideshare services have become a part of everyday life in Baton Rouge. They’re the perfect solution for people who don’t have cars or those who are too tired or intoxicated to drive. Uber is marketed as a safer alternative. However, Uber drivers are no different from other motorists. They may even be…

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What Are Some of the Myths Regarding Louisiana Pedestrian Accidents?

Louisiana is one of the most hazardous states for pedestrians. According to a study by Smart Growth America, Louisiana is fourth in the country for pedestrian fatalities. Between 2008 and 2017, 1, 047 walkers were hit and killed by drivers. Among Louisiana cities, Baton Rouge stood out. It was 12th among the metro areas on the Pedestrian Danger…

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How Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Calculated in Louisiana?

With limited exceptions, all employees in Louisiana are entitled to certain benefits if they suffer workplace injuries. Workers’ compensation is designed to recompense workers for their losses and help them return to work as soon as possible. Workers can access medical benefits, disability benefits, indemnity wage benefits, and vocational rehabilitation if necessary. If you’re new…

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Avoiding Car Accidents in Louisiana During the Festive Season

As a driver, you need to pay attention to road conditions and other road users every time you get behind the wheel. However, there are certain times of the year when you need to be even more cautious. One such period is the festive December holiday season. Christmas and New Year’s Eve should be spent…

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Are Holiday Parties Covered by Workers’ Comp in Louisiana?

The annual company holiday party is usually a time to relax and enjoy the company of your co-workers. You celebrate the year’s accomplishments and take a break from the usual stresses of work. It may all go well until someone gets hurt. Maybe they get burned by a hot liquid or they slip and fall.…

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How to Stay Safe and Avoid Pedestrian Accidents During the Holidays

How Pedestrians Can Stay Safe During the Holidays

In many cities, December is the time to head indoors since the weather is so frightful. Things are different in Baton Rouge, LA. Even though it’s technically winter, the weather is so good that walking around is still pleasant. Unfortunately, in the lead up to the holidays, there are lots of vehicles on the road…

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What Happens if You’re Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Louisiana?

What Happens if You’re Injured in a Motorcycle Accident in Louisiana?

If you get into a motorcycle accident in Louisiana, you will probably suffer very serious injuries. These types of accidents are the most dangerous type of all motor vehicle accidents. This is because there’s nothing standing between you and the other vehicle. And, the only thing that can protect you is a plastic helmet. The…

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