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How to Switch Car Insurance Seamlessly 

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Author: Cheyenne Moeller There are lots of reasons to switch your car insurance, and often doing so will result in lower rates. Whether it’s due to a new car, a move, marriage or divorce, a new driver in the family, a bad experience with an insurance company, or frustration over high rates, there are certain […]

Why Would a Gap Claim Be Denied? 

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Author: Landyn Gautreau Guaranteed Asset Protection Insurance (GAP)  Insurance, is a type of auto insurance that covers the difference between the amount you owe for your car and the amount your car is worth.  For example, if you have a car loan of $18,000 and the blue book value of your car is $14,000, you […]

How Do You Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages? 

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By: Henri M. Saunders  When we work with clients in personal injury lawsuits, we often get the most questions about pain and suffering damages. These type of damages can greatly impact how much our clients recover, yet it also tends to be confusing and unpredictable.  To help demystify pain and suffering damages, we decided to […]

How Long Does an 18-Wheeler Lawsuit Take? 

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By: Scotty Edward Chabert Jr. If you’ve been injured in an accident caused by an 18-wheeler or “big rig”, one of your first questions is probably how long will it take to recover the damages and compensation that you’re entitled to? After all, if you have medical bills, missed paychecks, and new expenses, the timeline […]

Understanding Product Liability in Louisiana

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By: Scotty Edward Chabert Jr. Product liability laws in Louisiana provide a way to hold manufacturers accountable for defective products that cause harm. Consumers who are injured by a product defect – whether it be a design defect, manufacturing defect, or an issue of insufficient warnings – can bring a product liability suit to seek […]

Louisiana Premises Liability Explained

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By: Scotty Edward Chabert Jr. In Louisiana, public and private property owners have a duty to maintain a safe environment on their property. This means property owners of both commercial and residential properties are required to provide relatively safe conditions to guests or provide warnings of any unsafe conditions.  When a property owner fails to […]

Understanding Car Insurance in Louisiana

By: Henri M. Saunders LIABILITY INSURANCE Louisiana law requires that all drivers carry liability insurance. The purpose of this is to protect the motoring public. Liability insurance also protects you in the event you cause an accident. Keep in mind that you are protected only up to the amount of your liability limits selected when […]

What to Look For When Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney

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By: Cheyenne Moeller Meek and Scotty Edward Chabert Jr. A personal injury attorney plays a crucial role in navigating the complexities of the legal system after an injury. When your injury is a result of an accident caused by the negligence of another party, seeking compensation becomes a priority. Without legal guidance, this process can […]

Levels of Courts Explained

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By: Scotty Edward Chabert Jr. Both Louisiana and Mississippi have levels of state trial courts, appellate courts, a state supreme, and federal courts. Cases usually start in the trial courts and move through the court of appeal and the supreme court. Below is a rundown of the types of courts and their functions. Trial courts […]

Recreational Boating Accidents: Understanding Liability and Your Rights

By: Henri M. Saunders As summer approaches, unfortunately the frequency of recreational boating accidents tends to rise. As such, this serves as a timely reminder to consider the essential aspects of boating accident liability and how injured parties can be compensated for damages and losses incurred in an accident.  First, it’s important to note that […]