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Dog Bites

Why puncture wounds often get infected

Any wound can get infected, but you have an especially high risk of infection with a puncture wound. An example could be a dog bite, as dogs have long front teeth that can punch down through the skin and deeper into the flesh. Many times, because of the depth, this type of wound actually looks like it’s not as serious and it doesn’t bleed as

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Dog Bites

How do I prove negligence in a dog bite case?

You may love dogs, but not every dog is friendly. A bite can leave you with serious injuries that require extensive surgery to repair and months or years of healing time. If you are a dog attack victim, you might think it is pretty obvious that the dog owner should assume liability. However, this is not always the case. Here are a couple of questions

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Motorcycle Accidents

When you can’t avoid a motorcycle accident, try to crash safely

Many motorcycle accidents come with no warning. The rider is simply blindsided when a larger vehicle causes a collision. Other times, motorcyclists see that a crash is imminent but cannot find a safe escape. When you realize that you cannot avoid a motorcycle accident, you can still reduce your risk of suffering catastrophic injuries. The experience of others that have survived severe crashes can help.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Crosswalks may not protect you from drivers who are turning

When you ask anyone about ways to stay safe as a pedestrian who is walking near the road, one of the first things they’ll tell you is that you should always cross at a crosswalk. And this is true. A lot of serious accidents happen when people attempt to cross at places that they shouldn’t, where drivers don’t expect them and may not see them.

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Louisiana’s roads, bridges getting much-needed help from the IIJA

While the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden late last year was the source of much partisan bickering, most states desperately need the money they’ll be receiving from it to repair and upgrade their roads and bridges. Louisiana is certainly no exception.  According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), our state

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Dog Bites

Will insurance cover your dog bite injuries?

When dogs bite people, the injuries they cause can be painful and possibly expensive. Dogs can leave disfiguring wounds that require cosmetic procedures to correct. Their bites can cause significant infections and may sometimes even break bones. Some people develop a fear of dogs or post-traumatic stress after an animal attacks them. When you or a member of your immediate family suffers a significant dog

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Baton Rouge Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer - Joubert Law Firm
Motor Vehicle Accidents

Critical mistakes drunk drivers make

If you’re commuting home from work and you see a driver who appears intoxicated, you want to keep your distance from that vehicle. These drivers are more common than many people realize, and they make a lot of mistakes that cause accidents. Knowing exactly what those mistakes are is no guarantee that you can avoid an accident, but it may help. Let’s look at a

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Personal Injury

Epiphany marks the start of the Mardi Gras season in Louisiana

January 6 is known as the Feast of the Epiphany, or alternatively, Three Kings’ Day, all over the world. It marks the end of the 12 days of Christmas. But down here in South Louisiana, January 6 is an important date for another reason. It’s the kickoff for the annual Carnival season that culminates this year on March 1, Fat Tuesday. After last year’s mandate

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Automatic emergency braking on trucks could spare countless lives

It’s no secret that distracted driving is a problem, even for commercial vehicle drivers like those behind the wheel of delivery vans, cargo trucks, and big rigs. Could emerging technology in the form of automatic emergency braking (AEB) and forward collision warning systems provide a cure? 2 out of every 5 rear-end truck collisions could be eliminated A new study from the Insurance Institute for

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Motorcycle Accidents

Why do motorcyclists need to fight hard for injury compensation?

If you ride a motorcycle, you will know the opinion many people have of motorcyclists. Any time there is a motorcycle crash, many people assume the motorcyclist did something wrong. Depending on the style of bike you ride they assume you were either racing, pulling tricks, or addled by drink and drugs. While you might dress like Kenny Roberts, Travis Pastrana, or the cast of

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Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians face multiple hazards in Louisiana

While many commuters opt to travel by car, bus, motorcycle, and other forms of vehicular transport, significant numbers of people choose to get around on foot. There are various benefits to this, including saving money, avoiding the stress of traffic, and staying fit and healthy. Nonetheless, getting around on foot does come with some drawbacks. While most journeys are completed without issue, pedestrians can be

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Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car wrecks are down in Louisiana, but fatalities are up

The newest information out of the Center for Analytics and Research in Transportation Safety at Louisiana State University (LSU) brings a mixture of good and bad news for residents of this state. The good news is that there were fewer people injured in motor vehicle wrecks in Louisiana in 2020 than any year in history since the state started tracking them back in 1988. The

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