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Personal Injury: Pharmaceuticals sued over a baby born addicted

A mother has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of her child and others who are born addicted to opioids. The suit filed in Louisiana names several pharmaceutical companies and distributors, and the plaintiff is asking for monetary damages to cover long-term treatment. The mother claims she became addicted to opioids while being treated for a personal injury sustained in a car accident.

Personal injury: Cruise turns into a medical mess

Cruise ships are synonymous with everything fun. The last place you expect to spend a week aboard a beautiful cruise ship is sitting in a cabin in excruciating pain. That happened on a cruise ship out of Louisiana. A new husband suffered a serious personal injury while paddle boarding that quickly turned into a medical mess.

Personal injury: Walker seriously injured in low-speed accident

No one expects to become an accident victim while walking in a well-lit designated crosswalk. An employee of St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Louisiana was seriously injured after being struck by a pickup truck recently. Police caution pedestrians that even at low speeds, serious personal injury can occur from impact with a vehicle.

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.

Personal injury attorneys can advise cases of medical malpractice

Louisiana medical facilities have many required policies in place to prevent bed sores, skin breakdown and patient falls. Unfortunately, polices are only effective when enforced and implemented by medical staff. When staff fail to adhere to policy, patient harm may occur. A family in another state lost a loved one after a fatal fall, and the family is likely using a personal injury attorney to advise them in their medical malpractice lawsuit against the facility.

Family law attorneys can help prevent complicated divorces

Divorce can be painful, messy and complicated. The more a couple shares, the more complex a separation may be. Choosing a family law attorney in Louisiana can help guide an individual through the divorce by advising the client on actions to make it as smooth a process as possible. Recent speculation has been made that the bitter divorce involving the couple that began the fact checking website Snopes may be impacting the financial stability of the company.

Personal injury attorneys can advise when to file civil lawsuit

Louisiana motor vehicle drivers are not only responsible for their own safety while operating a vehicle, but also for the safety of any passengers they may be driving. Legally they must also abide by speed limits and traffic laws to ensure the safety of other travelers they may encounter on roadways. When drivers fails to ensure safety for themselves and others while operating a vehicle, accidents, personal injury and/or death may occur. In accidents where fatalities occur, families of deceased victims have the legal right to file a wrongful death lawsuit in civil court against drivers deemed negligent. Recently, a woman was arrested for vehicular homicide after a passenger in her car died following the crash of her car.