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Determining Jones Act Seaman Status

Many offshore workers believe they are a Jones Act seaman because they were injured on some type of vessel.  But is that all you need? …

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Mar 23, 2020

Back to School Time: Laws of the School Zones

Summer is ending and schools are back in session.  What do you need to know about driving in a "school zone?"  Cell phone use, speed…

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Aug 07, 2019

Driving behind other vehicles -- Following too closely

A motorist who drives his car behind another car has to maintain a safe distance between his car and the one he is following.  While…

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Mar 19, 2018

Waiting at a red light and you get hit from behind. Now what?

Clients often wonder how could the defendant driver not see a stopped car at a red light or simply see their brake lights.  No matter…

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Nov 03, 2017

Left turns -- one of the most dangerous maneuvers

Louisiana courts have ruled that the left turn is one of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can execute. 

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Oct 23, 2017

Differences between Life and Work-Life Expectancy

Clients must know the differences between life and work-life expectancies in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Posted by Richard Kennedy on Jun 26, 2017

What Happens to the Client When the Attorney Disobeys a Court Order?

When we receive the court's Scheduling Order, we (a) immediately input all of the court-order dates into our computer and paper calendars with the appropriate…

Posted by Richard Kennedy on May 03, 2016

Frustrated by the insurance adjuster

The rear-end collision caused my client, "Joe," instant and long lasting pain.  An ambulance took him to a local emergency room for tests and treatment…

Posted by Richard Kennedy III on Apr 22, 2016

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