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  • How Can A Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Strengthen Your Personal Injury Claim? A vocational rehabilitation counselor can be a vital expert necessary to help outline and bolster your damages associated with a car accident and your personal injury claim.   Typically, a vocational rehabilitation counselor can be an asset to your personal injury litigation team by itemizing out the expected future cost of medical treatment associated with... Read more »
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Liability With 250,000 people dying from sudden cardiac arrest annually, the topic of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) is becoming more relevant to the news media. An AED can save the life of someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest if used within minutes of onset. For every minute a defibrillator is not used during a sudden cardiac arrest,... Read more »
  • Death On the High Seas Act Passed by Congress in 1920, DOHSA allows family members to file for damages against the negligent owner of a vessel on behalf of maritime workers killed while on the job and out to sea. Even though DOHSA was intended to apply to cases involving vessels sailing beyond the three-nautical mile limit off the coast of the... Read more »
  • Fatigued Drivers Put Everyone on the Road at Risk You probably think of drinking or drug abuse when hearing the phrase “impaired driving.” The fact of the matter is that drowsy driving is often just as dangerous as getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol. While a breathalyzer administered by police at the scene can easily detect drunk driving, it can... Read more »
  • Remedies for Injuries Sustained From a Pothole Potholes are a plague on the streets of New Orleans that residents are all too familiar with. It is almost impossible to travel the city streets without encountering one of these hazards. Between January 2019 and May 2021, New Orleans citizens submitted almost 6,000 requests for potholes to be serviced. Driving over a pothole can... Read more »
  • 5 Common Reasons People File For Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy is often a last resort for homeowners and business owners alike. Unfortunately, the number of people filing for bankruptcy in the U.S. is steadily rising. We’ll explore five of the common reasons why people file for bankruptcy according to a Peoria, IL bankruptcy lawyer with our friends at Pioletti Pioletti & Nichols.... Read more »
  • Look Out for These Common Slip and Fall Hazards No one expects a quick trip to the gas station or a night out to a concert to end with a severe injury from a slipping accident, but it happens more often than you may realize. When walkways and staircases aren’t maintained by property owners, it’s only a matter of time before a visitor, employee,... Read more »
  • How to Protect Yourself Financially After a Head-on Collision One of the most dangerous types of vehicle wrecks, head-on accidents may see victims striking the dashboard or even ejected entirely through the windshield. To pursue the compensation you deserve after a head-on crash, you need to thoroughly document your injuries and work with an attorney to find the liable party. How Head-on Collisions Occur... Read more »
  • Basics of the Jones Act for Offshore Injured Workers If you are a Louisiana resident who makes your living on the water, severe injury and death on the job are realistic prospects you must prepare for potentially occurring. Most offshore injuries are a reality to Louisiana’s residents who work offshore because of the inherent danger of the job.  The Jones Act is intended to... Read more »