New Orleans Violent Crimes Attorney

Due to their nature, violent crimes are taken very seriously in the city of New Orleans. As such, being accused or convicted of a violent crime carries serious life-altering consequences. Everyone has the right to legal representation, and the New Orleans violent crimes attorney that an individual selects can potentially impact the outcome of the […]

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What Are Punitive Damages?

Legally, when an individual is harmed due to another person or persons’ negligence, they are compensated for their losses. The compensation that an individual receives depends on the unique circumstances of their case. While many people know that damages are awarded to cover the costs of the injury and financial losses, it is not always […]

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Can I sue a business if I got shot on their property in New Orleans?

Shooting victims often face an uphill battle with recovery due to the severity of their injuries, and unfortunately, New Orleans sees plenty of these types of victims. While a criminal case against the shooter might give you some peace of mind, it typically won’t do anything to pay the medical bills associated with your injuries. […]

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Talking to Your Lawyer: Keep It Private!

Have you ever wondered whether things you tell your lawyer are just between the two of you? Many people who watch legal shows on TV have heard of the attorney-client privilege. But most people have no idea what that means or why it matters. If you have never been involved in a lawsuit before, you […]

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Bad GM Ignition Switches Lead to Many Lawsuits

Automaker GM has been in the news a lot lately because of defective ignition switches. Near the end of 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall on “faulty ignition switches” in over 2 million GM vehicles. Since then, GM has been wrestling with lawsuits filed all over the country. The ignition switch […]

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Can a Car Recall Affect My Lawsuit?

When a vehicle recall is issued, it is important to take quick action. The federal government does not issue recalls for minor problems. Every time a recall is issued, it is because of an unreasonable safety risk or because a car does not meet minimum federal safety standards. Because recalls are so serious, they can […]

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Call a Lawyer Early: Lawsuits Are Not Quick

If you were in an accident and you’re thinking about bringing a lawsuit, don’t delay. Louisiana has a very short time limit to file a lawsuit, and lawsuits are anything but speedy. Most of the time, someone in an accident doesn’t have the luxury of time. Your car must be fixed, you have to go […]

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Car Accident Cases Score Big Verdicts in 2015

Can you imagine a jury awarding millions of dollars to a family who lost their loved one in a car crash? Last year, several juries awarded the families of people who were killed millions of dollars. Just this year, in neighboring Texas, a jury awarded a Walmart shopper nearly $1.5 million after a box allegedly […]

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Why File a Lawsuit after an Accident?

Whether or not to file a lawsuit after being hurt in an accident depends mostly on the amount of injury suffered. Most personal injury suits are filed due to car wrecks or injuries suffered on someone else's property. Realizing the potential for liability, people buy car, homeowner's, or property insurance. Indeed, most states make it […]

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