Medical Device Defects

Medical Device Defects

Flaws in Medical Devices Certain health conditions require the use of a medical device, many of which are surgically implanted. The use of a medical device is often heralded as a new way to treat a physical condition. By and large, the devices are applauded and...
Product Liability Claims in Louisiana

Product Liability Claims in Louisiana

Understanding Claims for Defective Products Stories of defective products abound on the news. This is because some manufacturers take shortcuts or rely on defective designs. However, the end result is that people get hurt. To address this problem, the Louisiana...
Deadline to File a Claim for Hurricane Ida Looming

Deadline to File a Claim for Hurricane Ida Looming

Don’t Miss the Deadline for Hurricane Ida’s Claims As with most things, hurricanes have deadlines. In the case of Hurricane Ida, the deadline to file a claim for residential and commercial loss was February 25, 2022, which is 180-days after the storm as mandated by...
Drug Recalls and Why They Happen

Drug Recalls and Why They Happen

Why Medicines Are Sometimes Recalled Drug recalls happen from time to time when safety to the public comes into question and injuries occur. Before becoming available to the consumer, all medicines are rigorously tested to make sure they are safe and effective. This...
Jackknife Accidents in New Orleans

Jackknife Accidents in New Orleans

Louisiana Jackknife Accidents If a trucker attempts to slow down but does so incorrectly, a jackknife can occur. When that happens, the tractor’s speed becomes slower than the trailer it is pulling. The trailer swings to the side as a result, potentially causing...
Damages in a Wrongful Death

Damages in a Wrongful Death

The Loss of a Family Member For most people, the loss of a family member is one of the hardest things they must face. If that loss is due to another’s negligence or intentional act, it is all the more overwhelming. Recovery of wrongful death damages can alleviate the...
Do Hands-Free Devices Prevent Distracted Driving?

Do Hands-Free Devices Prevent Distracted Driving?

Is It Safer to Use a Hands-Free Device When Driving? Whenever the human race has a problem, they hurry to find an alternative way to solve it. As more cities and states outlawed using a cell phone for talking and texting, the popularity of hand-free devices grew....
Metallosis in Hip and Knee Replacement

Metallosis in Hip and Knee Replacement

What Is Metallosis? Metallosis, like its name suggests, is an accumulation of toxic metals in the bloodstream and adjacent tissues. Commonly, it occurs when metal fragments flake off of hip or other implant types, and many who underwent hip implants in the past...
Lessons We Learned From Hurricane Ida

Lessons We Learned From Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida Taught Us Valuable Lessons Hurricane Ida ravaged Louisiana in 2021 and caused considerable destruction in its path. Suddenly, homeowners and businesses were in survival mode. Depending on where you lived or worked, homeowners lost everything and others...