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It Is You Vs. The Insurance Company

If you are like most people, you have seen the feel-good insurance commercials. Insurance companies claim to have only your best interest at heart and promise to be there when things go wrong. Of course, you believe them. After all, if consumers pay their premiums every month, what reason would the insurance company have in …

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Do You Need A Car Crash Lawyer?

If you have recently been injured in a motor vehicle accident, Ring whether it is worth your time to speak with an attorney. This is not an uncommon response to suffering harm as a result of an accident. The ins and outs of the legal system are not always straightforward. If you are unsure of …

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Why Medical Malpractice Cases Are Difficult To Win

Medical Malpractice Attorney If you have suffered harm while under a medical professional’s care, you have the right to pursue a medical malpractice claim to recoup your losses. However, medical malpractice cases tend to be very complex. There are multiple challenges that come with these cases, so it is important to have an experienced medical …

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Should I get UM coverage?

When you’ve been injured in an accident by someone, you can assume their auto insurance will cover all your injuries and medical bills, right? Maybe, maybe not. If someone causes an accident, people tend to rely on the at-fault’s auto insurance to cover you. But what happens if they don’t have auto insurance or they …

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Property Damage 101: Louisiana

So you’ve been in a car accident and your vehicle is damaged. Now what? Well, you have several options based on the condition of your vehicle. If you have the liable party’s insurance information, you can contact them to set up a claim. Many times, the insurance company will not accept liability and begin the …

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How do insurance companies evaluate claims?

Speaking of a case prior to litigation, an adjuster will be assigned by the insurance company to evaluate your injury claim for settlement purposes. Every insurance company is different, but a majority of all companies do have certain preset criteria for evaluating claims. Most use software programs where adjusters will input demographics, the location of …

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Can I be compensated for mental anguish for witnessing an accident?

The answer is yes but with limited criteria. These type of damages in Louisiana is called Lejuene damages, or sometimes bystander’s damages. Louisiana’s Article 2315.6 makes it possible for a person to make claim for mental anguish when witnessing an injury/accident of someone if: the person claiming the mental anguish damage is: the mother or …

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