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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...

5 common injuries seafarers face on the job

Working at sea is an enjoyable job, but it can be hard work. Add to that the risk of injuries, and you can see why it's important for seafarers to know their rights when it comes to being compensated for injuries.Five of the most common injuries deck hands and...

Why bring an attorney to the scene of a truck accident?

It is not always easy to know what to do after a car accident that involves a commercial truck. These experiences can cause devastating damage, and are rarely simple when it comes to settling claims of injuries and other losses. If a victim does not know how to...

3 things you should know about the Jones Act

As a seaman in the Lake Charles area, you probably already know that you are not eligible for workers' compensation benefits when you are at sea. Fortunately, the Jones Act, officially known as the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, may provide you with the protections you...

Avoid risky driving around commercial trucks

Any car accident can cause serious injury or death, and accidents involving large commercial trucks can be absolutely devastating. Unfortunately, many drivers do not drive with care around commercial trucks, and often contribute to very serious accidents that they...

Construction accidents and common injuries

When you decide to work in the construction field, you come to grips with the fact that you could suffer an on-the-job injury at some point.While there are things you can do to protect yourself, such as wearing a hardhat and goggles, you never know what will happen as...

Truck drivers have to focus on the road for safety’s sake

Trucking accidents take the lives of many people every year. It's a fact that plenty of drivers dislike being on the roads with truck drivers, because they're worried about what could happen if the driver doesn't see them, falls asleep or is distracted.Most collisions...

These 4 causes of truck accidents can impact you forever

Imagine being on the highway during a busy rush hour. You already don't like being on the roads with truck drivers, and now they're all around you. You're being extremely cautious, but in only a few minutes, you've noticed drivers changing lanes without using their...