Product Liability – Hernia Mesh

Product Liability – Hernia Mesh

Recovering Compensation for Defective Hernia Mesh Products Product liability law holds manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and retailers of a defective item responsible for any injuries. This includes medical devices such as hernia mesh. Hernia meshes are used in...
Premises Liability After Being Injured in a Store

Premises Liability After Being Injured in a Store

Store Liability After an Accident In Louisiana, store owners owe customers a duty of care when it comes to keeping their premises safe. This means that the store or property owner must take reasonable steps to ensure their customers are secure and beyond harm’s way...
Common Accidents Involving a Big Rig

Common Accidents Involving a Big Rig

Size and Weight Difference Can Lead to Severe Injuries in an Accident Accidents involving a big rig are some of the most dangerous on the road, especially when you are traveling along the interstates around New Orleans. These large vehicles can cause serious injuries...
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Louisiana

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Louisiana

New Orleans Wrongful Death Claim Families can be affected economically and emotionally by the loss of a loved one. Whether accidental or criminal, unexpected deaths place a family in a difficult position. As well as grieving, they also need to plan for the future...
The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

How Distracted Driving Can Lead to a Traffic Accident There are many types of distracted driving, but they can broadly be divided into three categories: visual, manual and cognitive. Any one of these distractions can lead to a traffic collision, resulting in serious...
Serious Vision Impairment Tied to the Use of Elmiron

Serious Vision Impairment Tied to the Use of Elmiron

Elmiron Lawsuits Being Filed for Vision Impairment An interstitial cystitis drug, Elmiron, is made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals to treat the illness but has been linked to vision impairment. Janssen Pharmaceuticals was sued for the first time by individuals who were...
Responsibility for Injuries Caused by Defective Drugs

Responsibility for Injuries Caused by Defective Drugs

Defective Drugs and Recovering Compensation A company that manufactures defective drugs can be held liable for the injuries its product causes. Almost half of all people take at least one prescription drug each month, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...
What Are Future Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

What Are Future Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

Collecting Compensation for Future Damages if Your Injury Is Ongoing Not all personal injury cases are cut and dried. That is, the injured party doesn’t recover in a short time, perhaps becomes permanently disabled and future damages have to be calculated to include...