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December 2014 Archives

Safety countermeasures that decrease car accidents

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have a clear but difficult mission. The purpose of these departments is to reduce the number of crashes on highways and roadways throughout America. When accidents do occur, the goal is to decrease the severity of the crash impacts.

Offshore worker severely burned in explosion near Louisiana

For one offshore worker, the miracle of the season is that he is still alive to experience it. After the boat where he was working had an explosion, crew members were left clinging to a life raft awaiting rescue.

What is a New Orleans, Louisiana, speed governor?

Speed governors in New Orleans are not elected officials that regulate the speed on the Louisiana roadways. Instead, these are safety control devices that are available on every class seven and eight truck. This standard equipment allows a truck driver to set a top speed limit when traveling on Louisiana roadways. This tool is thought to be very useful in the prevention of truck accidents.

Product recalls during the holidays

The holiday season is here again. As Louisiana residents prepare to give and receive gifts, it is a good time to pay attention to recall alerts that are being issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. It is important to give gifts that are not only fun but also safe for all who may use the product.

Who can file a wrongful death suit in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana allows certain people to file a wrongful death claim after the death of a loved one. A surviving spouse or children of the deceased are allowed to file a claim. If there are no children and no spouse, the parents of the deceased may file a claim for compensation. Whichever category a family member falls in one thing remains true, an experienced and resourceful attorney may be able to help loved ones with their claim.