While there is a preference for equal custody, it is not always possible and when custody starts off as equal there may be reasons to request a change in custody later. Three of the most common situations that we see come up are discussed below.
Insurance companies’ timeline in determining the resolution of a motor vehicle claim relies on the terminology “reasonable amount of time.” As frustrating as it may be, the good news is the law indicates a specific time frame that insurance companies must abide by in fixing a motor vehicle upon a settlement of a claim
Sentences for a domestic violence conviction in Louisiana can include fines, jail time, probation, court-ordered classes, and community service and can have other lasting effects such as restrictions on the right own a firearm. In Louisiana domestic abuse can be a felony or misdemeanor depending on the circumstances involved in the abuse and whether the defendant has prior convictions for the same charge.
Safety in a workplace is one of the main concerns of every company and worker. Workplace safety for routine and non-routine activities is so important that regulations are in place to ensure that safety procedures, training, and compliance are followed. For non-routine activities, lockout/tag-out procedures are in place to prevent certain unnecessary mishaps in the […]
Generally, dog bite laws in Louisiana hold the animal’s owner responsible for the damages caused by their pets if there is a known history of aggressive behavior. However, a landlord of the owner of the dog or animal that caused the injury can also be held responsible.
Total control of the boat is crucial to prevent boat accidents. Proper operation of a vessel also requires the operator to be able to make quick and rational decisions to prevent accidents.
There are numerous safety precautions and regulations in place to try to minimize the dangers of working in a construction site. However, not all hazardous situations can be avoided, given the nature of the job and the site. Hence, the risks associated with working in construction must not be taken lightly by those working or interested in the construction industry, as such injuries can be fatal or career-ending.
When there is more than one cause of an accident the court will allocate comparative fault.
The injured party has the burden of proof to satisfy four elements to recover in a product liability claim in Louisiana.
Under Louisiana state law, employers are required to have worker’s compensation insurance or would have to be approved to self-insure. And generally, an employee who is injured in the workplace, or performing their official duties on behalf of the employer, is eligible for worker’s compensation without regard to who is at fault for the injury.