Personal Injury

A cyclists riding up a steep hill.

Steps Every Cyclist Should Follow After a Bicycle Accident

Riding a bicycle is a pleasurable activity and an environmentally friendly mode of transportation. It also allows you to get around while getting in your exercise. But despite all the benefits, bicyclists are quite vulnerable as they travel through Baton Rouge. Bicyclists have a right to use the city’s roads. However, motorists often don’t see…

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An injured pedestrian laying on the ground after being struck by a vehicle.

Can a Pedestrian Get Compensation if They’re Partly at Fault for an Accident?

Both residents and visitors to Louisiana enjoy walking around and enjoying the outdoors. The weather is warm year-round, making cities like Baton Rouge ideal for exploring on foot. However, pedestrians need to be careful. Since they have to share the roadways with motor vehicles, their safety is often at risk.  When a pedestrian gets hit…

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Man crossing in the street in front of a moving vehicle

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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How Much Does It Cost to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

How Much Does It Cost to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Louisiana?

When you get hurt in any sort of accident, you may need to hire a Louisiana personal injury attorney. Some people are afraid to even call and attorney. They think it’s going to cost an arm and a leg. Sadly, the people who need legal help the most are the ones who don’t think they…

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