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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

8 Surprising Reasons Truck Accidents Occur

Accidents do happen, but when an accident involves something as heavy and large as a semi-truck, that accident is often catastrophic. Truck accidents account for 9 percent of traffic fatalities, and truck driver’s owe the public a greater duty of...Read More

Is a Fatigued Driver a Negligent Driver?

New Orleans Injury Attorney Serving Victims of Fatigued Drivers Fatigued driving is becoming an issue in the United States. While there is no law in place that punishes a driver for fatigued driving – or gives them a citation –...Read More

Who is At-Fault for a Semi-Truck Accident?

Truck Accident Attorney Serving Victims in New Orleans and Louisiana Semi-truck accidents are much more common than you might realize. Semi truck accidents can happen because of a variety of reasons including driver negligence.  While the motor vehicle operator could...Read More

Truck Driver Shortages and New Drivers Create a Deadly Combination

New Orleans Trucking Accident and Injury Attorneys Truck accidents are becoming increasingly common today out on the roads. These trucking accidents are often tragic, and many are left wondering what society can do to prevent them from happening. Is it...Read More