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November 2017 Archives

Family law: Domestic abuse arrest reveals scandlous divorce

When some marriages come to an end, spouses may find it comforting to know that attorneys in Louisiana must keep many details about the dissolution of a marriage to themselves. Some marriages are unfortunately filled with scandal and unsavory accusations. A woman's arrest in another state has revealed one couple's ugly separation and the beginning of their divorce process in the family law court system.

Wrongful death lawsuits can hold drunk drivers accountable

Losing a loved one is never easy. If the death was the result of an illness, you may have had time to prepare yourself, but that doesn't make grieving less painful. However, there is an extra layer of pain and shock involved when a family loses someone unexpectedly. Sudden medical events or a motor vehicle crash could end a life quickly, leaving family members and friends to grieve not only the loss of life, but the loss of a future with their loved one.

Car accidents: Fraternity faces wrongful death lawsuit

The national fraternity Kappa Sigma is not new to publicity about controversial hazing procedures forced on new pledges. As early as 2001, the fraternity has had chapters suspended or banned from different universities across the country. The fraternity's most recent chapter suspension has occurred at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, following one of the area's tragic car accidents involving a pledge.

Criminal defense: Woman arrested after biting child

Tantrums, biting, hitting and pulling hair are all expected behaviors among any group of toddlers. While it is expected behavior for toddlers, it is not expected behavior among adults. Some toddler-like behavior presented by adults can result in assault charges and other criminal accusations. One Louisiana woman has recently needed the assistance of a criminal defense lawyer following a biting incident involving a minor child.

Family law: Laurence Fishburne and his wife file for divorce

Hollywood marriages often seem to be like fairy tales. In reality, they are not fairy tales, and celebrity couples often suffer marital problems just like any other couple in Louisiana. Laurence Fishburne and his wife are one of the most recent celebrity couples that have filed for divorce. He and his wife have probably consulted their own family law attorneys to navigate them through their painful process.

Personal injury: Victims share resulting impact of man's crimes

Many Louisiana residents look forward to the excitement and crowds that Mardi Gras draws to New Orleans every year. Usually, it is a good time enjoyed by many from all over the country, but for some, the most recent festival was a nightmare. As many as 32 people suffered unexpected personal injury after a man drove into a crowd of attendees.