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Set Sail for Success With Irpino as Your First Mate

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There's nothing more relaxing or enjoyable than a peaceful boat outing on the lake or in the Gulf. Unfortunately, there are times when a boat ride can lead to tragedy. In 2015 alone, nearly 20 people died and more than 60 were injured in more than 100 boating accidents. A boat accident lawyer in Louisiana with Irpino, Avin & Hawkins will be there for you if you are ever involved in this type of event. Here are a few tips on staying safe, whether you're behind the wheel or you'... Read more

How to Come Back After a Car Accident

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There’s never a good time to have an automobile accident, and even if everyone’s okay, it can leave a lasting emotional scar. However, it’s important that you have a plan in place so you know what to do should you ever be involved in one. Here are some prevention tips for when you need to contact a car accident lawyer in New Orleans and what to do if you’re at fault and if another party is to blame.

Preventing a New Orleans Car Accident

Obviously, you need to always be completely aware of your surroundings when you're on the road. You might... Read more

Truck Total: How to Come Back After a Truck Accident

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More than 80 people died in truck accidents in Louisiana in 2016. When a big rig hits a car or any other vehicle, the results are often devastating. While there are ways to prevent them, the unfortunate fact is that far too many people suffer life-altering effects when accidents occur. If this ever happens to you or a loved one, a New Orleans truck accident lawyer may be able to help. Here’s some information on ways to avoid a trucking accident and the action you should take if it ever happ... Read more

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... Read more

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

driving-844132_960_720 April is distracted driving awareness month, so it’s a good time to review driving safety. Many people think distracted driving is simply using a mobile device or texting while driving. In reality, experts define distracted driving as anything that:
  • Takes your eyes off the road
  • Keeps your hands off the wheel
  • Distracts your mind from the task of driving
By this definition, many things can be defined as distractions behind the wheel, including:
  • Eating and drinking
  • Setting your dashboard controls or changing the music
  • ... Read more