Legislation affecting the process and outcomes for Louisiana car accident settlements was debated in the state legislature throughout 2020 and was ultimately signed by Governor John Bel Edwards, taking effect with the arrival of 2021. The changes were a part of the Civil Justice Reform Act. What are the new changes and what do they mean? That depends on perspective, but … [Read more...] about Pros & Cons of the New Louisiana Car Accident Settlements Law
You had the misfortune of being in a car accident. The good news is that it wasn’t your fault; the bad news is that there was significant damage done—to your vehicle, your physical well-being and your professional life. The damage was substantial enough that you felt filing a personal injury lawsuit in civil court was the best means to get fair compensation. Your court date … [Read more...] about Time to Go to Court: Your Personal Injury Case Checklist
Chuck Holbrook was retired from the Air Force. The 53-year-old had won the Bronze Star and several commendation medals for service to his country. Even in retirement, he was still serving the U.S. when he went to the White Sands Missile Range in 2017.
Tragically, a misfire in a training exercise killed him. The Chuck Holbrook accident case wound up in federal court as a … [Read more...] about Air Force Wrongful Death Lawsuit:
The Chuck Holbrook Accident
On November 9, 2018, 4 people got aboard a small airplane to go on a hunting trip in Iowa. The plane never made its destination and all 4 were killed when the plane crashed into a pasture near Iowa’s Guthrie Center airport. The relatives of the deceased are now bringing forth wrongful death lawsuits that allege an error by Ultra Flight LLC, an aviation maintenance facility, … [Read more...] about What’s Behind the Lawsuit in the Guthrie Center Plane Crash
Of all the bike accidents that happen—for any reason—only 11 percent involve a car. The law is geared to protect bikers, so in most cases the driver will be at fault. But not all the time. There are certain circumstances where you can have a cyclist at fault for a car accident. Nearly half of the car-bike collisions take place at an intersection. It’s at these spots where … [Read more...] about Scenarios When a Cyclist is At Fault for a Car Accident