LAKE CHARLES PERSONAL INJURY LAW BLOG

Who is liable for a commercial vehicle accident?

After an accident caused by someone driving a commercial vehicle such as an 18-wheeler, it’s important to recognize that there may be more than one person at fault. You may have a valid legal claim against multiple parties. You should also bear in mind that making a...

Understanding Jones Act eligibility

Workers who experience injuries while working on a ship may qualify for legal compensation under the Jones Act. This federal law protects many offshore and inland waterway employees. Review the qualifications you must meet to file this type of lawsuit against your...

Why is drowsy driving on the rise?

Dangerous driving behaviors come in all shapes and sizes. Drowsy driving is one of them. But unlike some other forms of dangerous driving, drowsy driving is actually on the rise in recent years. Why is drowsy driving a continued phenomenon? What makes it so prevalent...

What is inattentional blindness?

Drivers like you face numerous risks on the road. Some are easy to prepare for. Others can catch you by surprise. This includes issues like inattentional blindness, which you often do not realize is happening. What should you know about inattentional blindness? How...

Why do TBI victims behave differently?

After suffering from a brain injury, victims often experience several effects in the aftermath. For example, many go through changes to their temperament. These changes can range from mild to severe. They can also vary wildly in how long they last. What should you...