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Plaintiffs in birth injury case win record sum

A mother and daughter in another state recently won a record-setting sum in their medical malpractice case. Not all birth injury cases have outcomes such as this. However, this story certainly gives parents in Louisiana and elsewhere who are in similar situations reason to pause and considered their legal options. Certain birth injuries can cause irreparable harm. When medical providers are believed responsible, it's possible to have them held accountable financially.

Louisiana truck accidents: Recent crash kills 1, injures 4

Law enforcement authorities are in the process of investigating a recent crash involving a semitrailer that left one man dead and four other individuals injured. This event occurred outside Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish on July 16. Sadly, it is not uncommon for truck accidents to have outcomes like this.

Maritime law: Is Royal Caribbean responsible for toddler's death?

News of a toddler falling to her death from a cruise ship window, on July 7, has made national headlines. Varying accounts of the event have been shared. Now, the family wants to set the record straight and make sure this kind of thing does not happen to anyone else. The victim's loved ones have sought assistance from an experienced maritime law attorney to help them seek answers and hold those responsible for their loss accountable. The same actions may be taken by those who have experienced injuries or the loss of loved ones while aboard cruise ships that have departed from Louisiana ports.

Motor vehicle accidents often leave victims with emotional scars

Following a car crash in which one was injured, physical limitations are a constant and often visual reminder of the event and how it affected one's life. What many people do not talk about are the emotional scars that motor vehicle accidents can have on their victims. These are often not seen by others, though their effects on victims can be significant and cause them notable losses. Thankfully, according to the laws of Louisiana, emotional damages may be compensable through a personal injury claim.

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