If you were seriously injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you need to know where to turn for compensation. Who is liable for your losses? In many cases, the negligent driver who hit you can be held liable and you seek compensation from their insurance company. But, you case may not […]
Plumbers Risk Asbestos Exposure
Plumbers often work in cramped and dangerous conditions to ensure that air, water steam and other materials travel safely inside pipes. One danger that is too often taken for granted in this industry is asbestos. Asbestos mining stopped in the US in 2002. However asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are still common in older buildings across the […]
Can a Common-Law Spouse Recover Wrongful Death Compensation in Louisiana?
The answer is both simple and complicated. The simple part is, yes, a common-law spouse can recover wrongful death compensation in Louisiana. The complicated part is two-fold. First, most people who think they in a common-law marriage really aren’t. Second, even if you did have a valid common-law marriage, you’ll still have to prove it. […]