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Maritime Claims versus Jones Act Claims: Facts to Understand

When you are injured on the job and you work in the maritime industry, you may qualify for a Jones Act claim or maritime claim. Deciding which type of claim you can file comes down to the specifics of your...Read More

What Constitutes Drug Manufacturing?

Manufacturing drugs is prohibited in the state of Louisiana unless the state or federal government provides a license to you. Drug manufacturing charges typically apply to individuals cultivating drugs like marijuana in their home – or sometimes making methamphetamines. What...Read More

Common Causes of Boat Accidents in New Orleans

Whether at the lake or in the ocean, spending time on a boat is all about fun. While boats are for recreation, their use can lead to accidents when someone is negligent or reckless. Generally, boating accidents occur in the...Read More

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