Common Legal Issues for Restaurant Owners

Owning a business is difficult enough as it is, but running a restaurant comes with unique risks. Every business owner understands that there are laws and regulations which they must follow, however, there are some more common legal issues for restaurant owners specifically. At Wright & Gray, work closely with our clients that own restaurants […]

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What is the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act and Why You Should Care

If it seems like every time you turn around, you have to agree to some company’s privacy policies, that’s probably because you are.  The federal government has seriously increased the degree of privacy that people have in their own private information.  That’s why doctor’s offices and banks often send you notices and ask for your […]

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What to do if my teenager gets into a car accident

Every parent’s worst nightmare is to get the phone call that their child has been in a car accident. And then it’s a mixture of relief that their child is alive and frustration that the young one may have been partially to blame. It’s unfortunately a sad reality that many parents have to deal with. […]

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Don’t Tell Them What to Do: Work with Teens to Reduce Crashes

What do you think kills and injures more teenagers than anything else? If you said “car wrecks,” you’re right. About one-third of teen deaths happen in car crashes. And while the youngest drivers have the highest crash rates, “drivers under the age of 20 have crash rates nearly four times higher than older drivers.” Statistics […]

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Heads Up: Walking Can Be Dangerous in Louisiana

With the increase in the number of smartphones, it seems that everyone is trying to multitask. There has been a lot of attention given to texting while driving. But fewer people have talked about the dangers of distracted walking or about pedestrians who are killed in accidents with cars. When you are focused on your […]

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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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You Have to Do These Things after a Car Wreck

In every state, if you are in a car wreck, there are certain things you must do under the law. What you must do depends on the law of the state where the accident happens. In Louisiana, in most cases, you must stop, provide notice, exchange information, and file a report. If you do not […]

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Safety Tips for Older Louisiana Drivers

Driving is a hallmark of independence. It’s unfortunate that as we age, some of our abilities naturally decline, sometimes impacting our ability to drive safely. And that affects not just us but those around us: our passengers, other drivers, pedestrians, and our families. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that crash […]

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The Best and Worst Cars for Teenage Drivers

If you think that larger cars are safer, you’re right. But what other qualities make for a safer car, particularly for teens? There is always some later, greater feature that supposed to make a big difference in vehicle safety. But most of us can’t buy new or expensive cars for our kids. What should we […]

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Hot Cars Kill: Tips for Summer Safety of Kids and Pets

People are most protective of two things in their lives—their children and their pets. With the hot weather in our state, it is a good time to remember that heat can kill a child or pet in very short order. Unfortunately, news stories are all too common about a child somewhere who was left in […]

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