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Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

lawyers-1000803_960_720 People are seriously injured every day in your community and beyond. In some cases, the injuries do not cause long-term problems. For others, however, a serious injury leads to missed time at work, high medical bills and other costs. Personal injury cases are one way to secure compensation to pay for these costs so the expenses don’t come from your pocket. While you can file and pursue a case on your own, working with a personal injury attorney is far more likely to yield more positive results. Many situations in Louisiana can lead to injury. Injuries can happen due to:

How Do Semi-Truck Accidents Differ From Standard Automobile Accidents Legally?

truck-594352_960_720 Semi-truck accidents and car accidents are similar in many ways. Both can lead to devastating injuries, including head trauma, fractures, fatalities, spinal cord trauma and other serious injuries. However, if you make a claim resulting from a semi-truck accident, the compensation you are eligible for may be significantly different than if you sustained the same injuries in a typical car accident. The Differences Between Commercial Truck Crashes and Car Accidents Semi-trucks, tractor-trailers and other large trucks are typically commercial vehicles. Because they're much large...

How to Tell If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

medic-563423_960_720 If you've gone to the doctor or to a hospital to get medical treatment and ended up injured or suffering even more because of a medical error or misdiagnosis, you may assume you have a medical malpractice claim. This is not always the case. Medical malpractice claims are a type of personal injury claim stemming from negligent or wrongful action on behalf of any health practitioner. However, in order to have a medical malpractice claim, you must be able to prove:
  • A doctor or healthcare professional was negligent or reckless when treating you, acting in a way that is not standard ...