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Bart’s Flight School

The two-part initiative kicks off at the start of the spring semester with a visit from Morris Bart and his team, as well as the animated Pelicans’ ‘Swoop Troop,’ dance team members and, the crowd favorite, Pierre the Pelican! The kids are given a backpack filled with goodies, which is encouraged to serve as a

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Hernia Mesh Litigation

Mesh devices have been used since the 1980’s to strengthen weakened or damaged tissue in hernia repair procedures. The devices are designed to minimize recovery time but can cause severe complications

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Who is at fault in a rear-end collision?

It may not be who you think.Conventional wisdom says that a driver who rear-ends another driver is at fault. Nevertheless, Louisiana law says that presumption of guilt can be overcome under certain circumstances.

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Takata Airbags – the ticking time bomb in your steering wheel

If you have been watching the news over the past few months you have likely seen the story of one of the largest recalls in automotive history. The manufacturers issuing recalls now range from Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Honda, and Toyota to high-end brands such as McLaren, Ferrari, Audi, and Tesla.

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Class Action Lawsuits|Tags: , |

3 Essential Safety Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Bicycle Accidents

A great form of exercise, the ability to cover long distances in a short amount of time – is there a better way for a child to commute than on a bicycle? Despite these benefits, riding a bike comes with inherent dangers, and it is important that parents teach their kids how to avoid accidents and injuries.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bicycle accidents, Blog|Tags: , , , |

5 Tips to Help Your Teen Avoid Accidents while Driving in the Rain

The numbers don’t lie: Young drivers are more likely to be involved in deadly accidents than older, more experienced motorists. Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows that drivers aged 16 to 19 years old are three times more likely to be in fatal wrecks than motorists aged 20 and older.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|Tags: , , , |

Why Should I Visit a Doctor after a Minor Car Accident?

It’s easy to associate car accident injuries with high-speed collisions that cause immense property damage. However, a minor fender-bender can produce enough force to cause brain trauma, whiplash or worse.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|Tags: , , , |

Do You Know These 4 Common Causes of Motorcycle Wrecks?

In less than a second, a motorcycle accident can cause brain trauma, broken bones and spinal injuries. No matter how safe you are in the saddle, all it takes is one drunk, distracted or negligent driver to cause a severe collision.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Motorcycle Accidents|Tags: , , , |

5 Steps to Take Immediately after a Commercial Truck Accident

Commercial trucking is a booming business in the United States. According to the most recent data from The American Trucking Association, the industry set a new record in 2014 by generating $726.4 billion in revenue. In 2015, the number of truckers on the road increased to 3.5 million – a jump of nearly 3 percent from the year before.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Car Accidents|Tags: , , , |

Do You Know These 5 Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Nursing homes advertise 24/7 care in a safe, comfortable environment. Sadly, many long-term care facilities fall short of that promise. Nursing home neglect has become deplorably common in the United States, and it often has fatal consequences.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Nursing home abuse|Tags: , , , |

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