Why You Should Always Be Cautious On Wet Roads

Why You Should Always Be Cautious On Wet Roads

A recent multiple car accident on I-49 reported no injuries but caused traffic congestion for a long period near the Pierremont Road area. Three motorists were involved in the accident, which turned out to be a costly mistake due to lack of safety precautions. News...

Construction Accidents in Bossier City

Construction Accidents in Bossier City

With all of the recent construction developments across the Shreveport-Bossier City area, it is especially important to be aware of both motorists and surroundings to avoid auto accidents. Mistakes in road construction can lead to serious injuries, which often lead to...

Liability Rocks (How $1,000 Could Save a Million)

A weekly luncheon is held at a restaurant in our fair twin cities. I usually attend. This week, my paralegal attended in my absence. She sent me a text around 1pm with this photo of her car attached: Theft, right? Nothing was missing. While she and a couple of other...

Full Coverage Part 2 (of a few)

As an attorney helping injured clients navigate the waters of post-accident treatment, I read a number of accident reports and insurance policy declarations pages. When I meet with an injured client, I listen to the story of how the wreck occurred and assess the...

Full Coverage Part 1 (of?)

As an attorney helping injured clients navigate the waters of post-accident treatment, I read a number of accident reports and insurance policy declarations pages. When I meet with an injured client, I listen to the story of how the wreck occurred and assess the...

Sexting Teens (Part 4)

The last three posts have dealt with teen sexting and the detrimental, often draconian, consequences that Louisiana law deals out. A teen can become a registered sex offender by dating and texting a girl at his high school. Costs and consequences of sex offender...

Sexting Teens (Part 3)

In Part 1 and 2 of the series, I stated that Louisiana law has done a poor job of keeping up with the science of the teenage brain and the technology held in the palms of our hands. The state prescribes severe penalties for those who commit sex offenses, requires them...

Sexting & Teens (Part 2)

In Part 1 of the series, I stated that Louisiana law has done a poor job of keeping up with the science of the teenage brain and the technology held in the palms of our hands. The state prescribes severe penalties for those who commit sex offenses, requires them to...

Sexting Teens (Part 1)

Raising teenagers in today’s digital age requires hyper-vigilance.  The latest scientific research into prefrontal cortex development confirms what parents have long known:  the teen brain is not well-equipped for rational decision-making.  As compared...

No Pay, No Play (La. R.S. 32:866)

No Pay, No Play ~ or:  Make Sure You Pay Your Car Insurance On Time ~ I spoke to a group last week and was surprised at how few knew of Louisiana's "No Pay, No Play" compulsory automobile insurance statute (La. R.S. 32:866). If you are not insured (or if you are...