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Louisiana Passes Tort Reform Bill HB 57

This year’s first attempt to pass a tort reform bill, SB 418, The Omnibus Premium Reduction Act of 2020, failed when it was vetoed by Governor John Bel Edwards. Despite having a veto proof majority in support of SB 418 prior to the ...

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The Seven Most Dangerous Intersections in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge is a dangerous city for drivers. In fact, according to a recent study that was published, Baton Rouge is the...

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Why is Trial Experience so Important in Personal Injury Cases?

The grand majority of personal injury cases will never see the inside of the courtroom. Trials can be lengthy and expensive, and insurance companies try to avoid them as much as they possibly can which is why most personal injury case...

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Bayer Settles Roundup Cancer Lawsuit

On June 24th, 2020, Bayer announced that it was settling the thousands of outstanding lawsuits against them claiming that their product Roundup, more specifically the glyphosate in Read More »

What Happens When My Accident Case Goes to Trial?

A lot of personal injury cases will be settled before they go to trial, but sometimes the only way for you to get fair compensation for your injurie...

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The Process for Bringing a Personal Injury Case to Court

If you’ve been hurt in an accident, you are probably wondering if you should file a personal injury claim to recover damages. We know that the law and the legal process can be confusing or even intimidating to some people. We want t...

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Tort Reform Bill SB 418 Vetoed by Governor

Governor John Bel Edwards has vetoed Senate Bill 418, the Omnibus Premium Reduction Act. The bill was intended to reduce insurance premiums for Louisiana drivers, but in reality SB 418 only protected insurance companies from lawsuits ...

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Did I Hire a Personal Injury Settlement Mill?

Insurance companies love working with personal injury law firms that operate like settlement mills because there is very little uncertainty for them. In most instances, insurance companies save money by not going to ...

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What is a Personal Injury Settlement Department?

Are you confused by the status of your personal injury case? Why is your case being handled by the firm’s settlement department? What is a settlement department? Am I getting the best possible representation for my injuries? These a...

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Proposed Louisiana Tort Reforms and How they Affect Injured Victims

Recently, Louisiana Senate Bill 418 passed through both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bill is waiting on the signature of Governor John Bel Edwards to become law although SB 418 has the votes needed to override a po...

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