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What do I do if I am hit by a student driver?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Oct 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

     So you were seriously injured in an accident that was caused by a student driver? Depending on the circumstances, there are several people who could be found responsible for the fault of the student driver: The Student Driver: A student driver must operate a vehicle in a reasonably safe ma...

Blue Bikes Will Be Electric by 2020

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Sep 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Orleans may have decided against allowing electric scooters, but recent approval by the City Council means that we will be getting electric bicycles in the near future. Specifically, the City Council's Transportation Committee signed off on a proposal that will replace the pedal powered blue ...

Statement for Public Release from Seth Dunlap

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Sep 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Statement for Public Release from Seth Dunlap Sept 25, 2019             It has been fifteen (15) days since WWL tweeted from its official twitter account calling its employee, Seth Dunlap, a “fag”.  Seth has been patient with Entercom Communications during this time, largely withholding public co...

Can I Make a Claim if I Have a Preexisting Condition?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Sep 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

A car accident or any another other type of accident can cause new injuries or they can aggravate old ones. We find in many cases our clients are quick to minimize their injuries if they had an issue with that body part before. Don't! It is well established under Louisiana law that a tortfeasor t...

News Updates

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Sep 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here are a few of the latest news articles and notable quotes reflecting our work: https://www.wdsu.com/article/wwl-radio-host-explains-leave-this-attack-isnt-just-about-me/29039969 https://www.wwltv.com/article/news/entertainment-news/dunlaptweetsrelease/289-bf723a5f-cb36-4286-8df8-d248919fdba8 ...

Public Statement on Behalf of Seth Dunlap

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Living as an openly gay man can be difficult.  Living as an openly gay man in the Deep South is even more difficult.  Living as an openly gay man in the Deep South with a career in sports broadcasting, a career field that is traditionally highly homophobic, is incomprehensibly challenging.  While...

What Do I Do If I Was Injured at a Beauty Salon or Spa?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Aug 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Injured at a Beauty Salon or Spa? What Do I Do?  Beauty salons and spas should be a place of relaxation, whether you are getting a pedicure, manicure, massage, wax treatment, highlights, or just a regular haircut.  Salons have a responsibility not just to relax you and help you to decompress, but...

What Do I Do If I Fell off of a Balcony?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

In Louisiana, we see a lot of balcony collapse or balcony fall cases. This can occur when the actual flooring of a balcony caves in, if a balcony rails fail, or if an entire balcony collapses. This type of accident can cause severe injuries to an individual, as it typically involves a fall of one...

Public Statement on Behalf of Eugene Grant II

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

We would like to thank the NOPD for releasing the body camera footage of the arrest of Eugene Grant so that the public can see exactly what occurred on the night of July 8th.  What is clear from the video is that what occurred on Frenchmen Street that night was terrifying for all those who witne...

Public Statement on Behalf of Eugene Grant

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are representing Mr. Grant, a disabled musician who was violently arrested on Frenchmen Street last week. Here is his official public statement, which we released today: STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF EUGENE GRANT Eugene and his family want to thank all of the friends, family, musicians, and communit...

Do I need Uninsured Motorist Insurance in Louisiana?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is Uninsured Motorist Insurance? When you sign up for automobile insurance, you have the option of purchasing uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist insurance in addition to your liability coverage. Uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance is insurance that you purchase that steps in t...

Celebrate the Fourth of July Responsibly

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

July 4th will be celebrated this week commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.  Many people will celebrate with parties, including fireworks.  While the majority of people celebrating will be responsible, some unfortunately will drive while intoxicated. ...

Have you been Injured by a …. Cow?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jul 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is a frequent and very serious occurrence that you may be injured in a car accident with a cow,  pigs, or other livestock. An average male bull can weigh over 2,000 pounds and can weigh even more than 3,000 pounds, which is more than the weight of a Toyota Corolla! As you can imagine, being in...

Hurricane Season: Are you covered?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | Jun 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hurricane season is upon us once again. Although Louisiana has been relatively lucky in terms of hurricanes and tropical storms for the last few years, we were given an unnecessary reminder of their potentially devastating effects by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Michael. In addition to stocking...

How do I get a police report after an accident?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | May 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have been involved in a car accident or bicycle accident in New Orleans, Metairie or anywhere else in Louisiana, it is very likely that the responding officer gave you a piece of paper with a number on it. Following his or her response to the scene of the accident, the officer will issue a...

What Do I Do if I was Involved in an Accident at Walmart?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | May 24, 2019 | 1 Comment

Walmart boasts that each week, over 275 million customers and members visit our more than 11,300 stores under 58 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites in 10 countries. They reported 2019 revenue of $514.4 billion. With so much foot traffic, it is common that individuals are injured when ...

What Are the Ten Mistakes Made Following a Car Accident?

Posted by Megan Kiefer | May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

It is no secret that when you are involved in a car accident, no matter how severe, it is a stressful event. The shock of being in a car accident has us not thinking clearly. Here are the ten mistakes we see our clients and others make following a car accident. Not Calling the Police. Even if...

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