How Safe Are Motor Scooters in Lafayette?

Lafayette, LA, has a population of around 121,000 residents, making it the fourth-largest city in the state of Louisiana. The city offers residents and visitors a range of sights and activities. Many people decide to enjoy the city with the freedom provided by a motor scooter. Like any other city, Lafayette experiences varying degrees of… read more

How Are Pain and Suffering Damages Calculated?

“Pain and suffering” are a form of non-economic damages that compensate you for the physical pain you might experience after a car accident, for example, or a workplace accident.  Naturally, it is difficult to place a dollar value on something so intangible as pain. Nevertheless, people do it every day, both in and out of… read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean? 

When drivers cross paths, the right-of-way rules come into play. These rules determine who may go first. They also dictate who must yield by slowing down or stopping to allow the other driver to proceed.  Failing to yield when required can result in severe consequences. Some resultant car accidents are minor fender benders. Others involve… read more

How to Write a Settlement Demand Letter

Insurance companies pay most personal injury claims, especially in vehicle accident cases. The great majority of personal injury cases settle out of court after a period of negotiation. The most common way to kick off negotiations with an insurance company is by sending a settlement demand letter.  Preliminary Matters Before Sending a Demand Letter or… read more

Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents     

Most of us are familiar with a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, and those terms are often used interchangeably in personal injury cases. It’s important to know the distinction between the two if you have fallen through no fault of your own. Do You Know the Difference Between a Trip and Fall… read more

What Happens When You Are At Fault for a Car Accident?

If you are at fault for a car accident, you could bear significant liability. Under certain circumstances, however, your liability might be limited by someone else who shares fault (most likely the other driver).  Continue reading to learn what happens when you’re at fault for a car accident in Louisiana. Louisiana’s Pure Comparative Negligence System… read more

I’ve Been Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident – Do I Need a Lawyer?

If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, you may be wondering if you need a lawyer. These accidents can cause serious injuries, property damage, and even wrongful deaths. While it’s not always necessary, hiring a personal injury attorney can provide several benefits. In this blog post, we’ll explore why you should consider hiring a… read more

2 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

Brain injuries are among the most frightening wounds that can happen in accidents. A severe enough brain injury could leave you unable to ever live or work the same way again. And no matter what sort of brain injury you suspect you may have, it’s critical that you get medical attention right away. There are… read more

What Is CTE?

Odds are that you have heard the acronym CTE before but didn’t know what it meant. CTE stands for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is a degenerative brain disease that occurs when the brain suffers repeated trauma. It is commonly found in military veterans and athletes.  With CTE, the repetitive trauma can be from concussive or… read more

What’s Causing Neck & Lower Back Pain After a Car Accident?

Neck and back pain are two of the most common ailments people report after a car accident, but what causes them? If you or a loved one have been in an accident and are experiencing chronic neck and lower back pain, learn what those symptoms could mean. What To Watch for After a Collision Some… read more