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February 2014 Archives

Workers comp claim possible in industrial accidents in Louisiana

Here in Louisiana, workers can reasonably expect that employers will take measures to ensure their safety. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration was created for just that purpose. Yet, accidents still occur that can be tied to the negligence of employers. Industrial accidents are, unfortunately, not unusual due to the physical nature of many jobs in that field. Recently, a worker in this state decided to sue several companies for injuries he sustained on the job.

Driver in motorcycle vs. car accident receives 10 year sentence

On Nov. 12, 2012, a 70-year-old Louisiana man was riding his motorcycle west on La. 38 when he was killed by another vehicle. The driver pleaded no contest to vehicular homicide on Jan. 15 in connection with the motorcycle vs. car accident. On Feb. 11, a judge sentenced the 52-year-old man to prison for 10 years.

New Orleans doctor sued for fatal misdiagnosis

When a loved one is not feeling well or is in need of medical assistance, we trust that the doctors and medical staff have the patient's best interests at heart. Not understanding the treatment processes ourselves, we expect trained professionals to be able to cure or correct the ailments that are causing the distress. Louisiana has safety guidelines and standards of care in place to protect patients who are entrusted to medical care. When a doctor's misdiagnosis injures a patient, our faith in the training and accountability of medical staff is shaken if not shattered completely.

Louisiana man files suit for car accident with unknown driver

Car accidents can cause property damage along with physical injuries. A Louisiana man was involved in a car accident with a hit-and-run driver approximately one year ago. The incident caused property damage and a significant amount of injuries. The man recently filed a lawsuit with the Louisiana court system against his own insurance company claiming that it refused to cover damages associated with the accident.

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