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4 of the Most Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

All car accidents have the potential to be catastrophic. Some accident types, however, are deadlier than others. Accidents at high speed result in severe injuries and often fatalities. Four types increase the risk of death regardless of speed or the...Read More

Who Enforces Maritime Laws?

Maritime laws, officially known as admiralty laws, are a category of laws and treaties that focus on the maritime businesses and nautical issues. These encompass a wide variety of items on the open water including shipping, offenses, and trafficking. Maritime...Read More

Personal Injury Lawsuits for Dental Injuries

Dental injuries are a common injury seen in motor vehicle crashes, but one of the lesser talked about injury types. Injuries in a car accident can vary from minor lacerations to life-threatening internal bleeding. While these are often cared for...Read More

How Long Do Drugs Show Up in Your System?

Like foods, illegal substances and prescription medications take time for your body to digest and fully process before traces of them are eliminated. While the effects of a drug might last your body just a few short hours, the traces...Read More

What Makes the Jones Act So Controversial?

Trusted and Respected New Orleans Maritime Lawyer The Jones Act is one area of maritime law that has received extensive scrutiny from lawmakers over the past few decades. To understand what makes the bill so controversial, you must first understand...Read More

Exploring the History of the Jones Act

Skilled New Orleans Personal Injury Lawyer Explains the Jones Act Various laws focus on maritime acts, but a popularly known law is the Jones Act. The Jones Act was passed by Congress at the end of the Prohibition Era and...Read More

Why is Offshore Work So Dangerous?

Drilling operations offshore are extremely dangerous. Workers on the drilling platforms are exposed daily to hazardous conditions, including inclement weather, hazardous materials, flammable products, and heavy equipment. The risk for injury is extremely high in these working conditions – and...Read More

Is an Oil Rig Injury Considered Workers’ Compensation?

Let an Experienced New Orleans Oil Rig Injury Attorney Fight for You Injury claims in the oil and gas industry are highly complex because they overlap multiple state and federal regulations. While injured workers can receive workers’ compensation, the laws...Read More

Oil Rig Leaves Multiple Injured and One Missing

Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Victims of Maritime and Oil Rig Injuries in New Orleans The Clovelly Oil Co. of New Orleans natural gas rig that exploded left several workers injured and one missing. Sadly, the Coast Guard suspended their search...Read More

5 Types of Catastrophic Injuries

A serious or catastrophic injury is one that is often debilitating and will change a victim’s life forever. Some of these injuries require years of medical treatments, surgeries, agonizing pain, emotional distress, and permanent disability. While you might think of...Read More