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May 17, 2019

Most Common Offshore Oil Rig Injuries

Working on an offshore oil rig leaves you far more likely to suffer a serious injury while performing your work duties. As such, you may be able to obtain financial support through the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (LHWCA), which is similar to statewide workers compensation benefits. This is because those who work on …

April 25, 2019

Suing Uber or Lyft for an Auto Injury

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have grown in popularity over the years, and while they are certainly beneficial to those in need of a ride, when you’re involved in an accident with one, you may need to take legal action against them to obtain the compensation you need to recuperate. However, bringing an accident …

February 25, 2019 Understanding Unseaworthiness in Maritime Injury Law

Understanding Unseaworthiness in Maritime Injury Law

When a maritime worker is injured on the job, they may require financial assistance while they are out of work and therefore unable to earn a living. However, injured maritime employees are not eligible for workers compensation benefits through the state of Louisiana, and many workers may be under the impression that this means they …

January 29, 2019 Louisiana Personal Injury Laws That Can Make or Break Your Case

Louisiana Personal Injury Laws That Can Make or Break Your Case

As if making the decision to pursue your personal injury claim wasn’t difficult enough, there are many Louisiana laws that can impact whether your case will be successful. Fortunately, when you work with an experienced personal injury attorney in Louisiana, you will have a highly trained professional by your side who will be well-versed in …

January 11, 2019 What Is Maintenance and Cure in Maritime Injury Law?

What Is Maintenance and Cure in Maritime Injury Law?

When seamen suffer serious injuries while working on their vessel, they can file a claim under the Jones Act to recoup their losses. The Jones Act is a federal law that was enacted to protect seamen, as they are legally ineligible for Louisiana workers compensation benefits. In order to qualify for Jones Act benefits, a …

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