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Why victims of motor vehicle accidents might want to seek relief

Were you involved in a car accident recently? If so, you are probably coming to realize how much that event is going to cost you, and it might be more than you thought it would be. Victims of motor vehicle accidents not only find themselves out a lot of money -- due to medical bills, property repair or replacement, and lost wages, among other things -- they also suffer physically and sometimes emotionally, which can have an extremely negative impact on their lives. What insurance offers victims of motor vehicle accidents is often not enough. For this reason, it may be worth seeking relief by filing claims in a Louisiana civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: At least 2 killed in Hard Rock accident

Construction workers have tough jobs that are often dangerous. Sadly, as seen in the recent Hard Rock hotel accident, some of these hard-working individuals do not make it home at the end of the day. If negligence is believed to be a factor behind their deaths, their surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses by filing wrongful death claims in a Louisiana civil court.

The ins and outs of filing a lawsuit following a birth injury

No matter how many preventative measures birthing facilities in Louisiana take, birth-related injuries still happen, and they happen more often than people think. If a mother or a child is harmed due to the actions or inactions of medical providers, compensation for any losses sustained may be sought through legal means. This week, this column will address the ins and outs of filing a lawsuit following a birth injury.

Seeking relief under maritime law

Quite a few Louisiana residents are maritime workers. Their working conditions are often less than ideal and, in some cases, downright dangerous. Those who employ these workers are supposed to do certain things to keep their employees safe. Unfortunately, that does not always happen, and injuries occur. Under maritime law, those injured may seek relief for their resulting losses.

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