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April 2019 Archives

Personal injury incidents and the likelihood of brain injuries

Brain injuries are some of the most common injuries people suffer after serious car accidents, but there is still much to learn about traumatic brain injuries, how to prevent them and how they affect people. While there is a lot of study on TBIs, most of that research is not related to brain injuries caused by auto accidents. A significant number of personal injury incidents and ER visits for head injuries stem from types of motor vehicle collisions.

The importance of parents role-modeling safe driving habits

It appears everyone everywhere is on their cell phones-- in line at the grocery store, walking down the street, elevators, and more. Kids are growing up in a society that is fixated with their phones and the many apps, social sites, texting, and photos at their disposal. Not only do many kids have the bad habit of cell phone addiction, but the parents as well.

Why are pit bulls considered dangerous?

Dogs have the potential to be loveable creatures or fierce attackers depending on the situation. Most of the time, dogs are trained and have spent a considerable amount of time with their owners. However, some dogs have more of an inclination to display unyielding aggression than others.

Distraction is a leading cause of personal injury accidents

Distracted driving is a serious problem on Louisiana roads and across the country. Despite the fact that most people are aware of the serious nature of this form of negligence and the potential personal injury incidents it can cause, many still allow themselves to become distracted while driving. Even one moment of distraction can result in car accidents that can leave victims with grave or fatal injuries. 

Considerations before making a residential real estate purchase

Making the choice to buy a home is an exciting time for a Louisiana family. However there is more to this process than simply finding a suitable home for a reasonable price and making an offer. Making a residential real estate purchase is a significant legal and financial decision, and it is prudent to be thoughtful and careful before moving forward.

Reducing personal injury incidents involving motorcycles

Motorcycles have the right to share the road with other types of vehicles, but unfortunately, not every Louisiana motorist has the same perspective. Whether it is through reckless driving, distraction or speeding, the actions of drivers can have a direct impact on the personal safety and well-being of a biker. When drivers do not make good decisions or do not respect motorcycles, it can result in serious or fatal personal injury incidents.

Personal injury claim may be option for dog bite victims

A dog bite can leave a child with physical injuries and emotional trauma that can affect him or her for a long time. It is important to know what to do in the event of an animal attack. In some circumstances, victims of these types of incidents in Louisiana have grounds to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim.