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Things to do After an Automobile Accident

The average number of car accidents in the United States is 6 million. Nearly 1.25 million people die in these accidents, which is an average of 3,287 deaths per day. Fortunately, there are personal injury attorneys to assist injured persons immediately after an automobile accident. The following are things you should do after you have been involved in an automobile accident: 1. Stop. If you are involved in an accident, even a minor one, and drive away from the scene, you may be criminally charged with a “hit and run.” For this reason, it is important to stop immediately after an [...]

By |January 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Things to do After an Automobile Accident

Heat of Passion Manslaughter in Louisiana

Most people are familiar with heat of passion manslaughter. But there are actually three other types of manslaughter that most people are not familiar with. The other three types of manslaughter are felony manslaughter, misdemeanor manslaughter, and resisting arrest manslaughter. This article will discuss heat of passion manslaughter in Louisiana. Subsequent blogs will discuss the other three types of manslaughter in Louisiana. The Louisiana Criminal Code defines manslaughter as: (1) A homicide which would be murder under either Article 30 (first degree murder) or Article 30.1 (second degree murder), but the offense is committed in sudden passion or heat of blood [...]

By |December 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heat of Passion Manslaughter in Louisiana

HOW LONG DOES A PERSON HAVE TO BRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT IN LOUISIANA?

HOW LONG DOES A PERIOD HAVE TO FILE A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT IN LOUISIANA? When a person is injured in an accident due to the fault of another, whether it be negligence, intentional or reckless conduct, that person is entitled to recover damages. Personal injury accidents arise from auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, slip & falls, construction site accidents, drownings, boat accidents, dog bites, head injuries, brain injuries, neck injuries, spine injuries, and loss of a limb. There are two types of damages, general damages and special damages, that an injured person can recover. General damages are those damages like [...]

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW LONG DOES A PERSON HAVE TO BRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT IN LOUISIANA?

The Differences between Theft and Robbery

The Differences Between Theft and Robbery Both theft and robbery are crimes in Louisiana that deal with the taking of something that belongs to someone else. Robbery is a crime against the person. A robbery occurs when a person takes something of value belonging to another from the person herself or that is in the immediate control of the person, by use of force or intimidation. In other words, for a person to commit a robbery against another, he must take something that the person is holding, has on her body, or that is in the immediate control of the person. [...]

By |August 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Differences between Theft and Robbery

Louisiana Hit and Run Driving Law

What is Hit and Run Driving In Louisiana? Hit and run driving is an intentional crime where the driver of a vehicle, who is involved in or causes an accident, fails to stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident to give his identity and to render reasonable aid. The intent required for hit and run driving is general criminal intent. This means that the driver must have known that he was involved in or caused and accident and refused to render aid and to give his identity. After a motorist is involved in or causes an accident, he fulfills [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Louisiana Hit and Run Driving Law

Jussie Smollett – Was It Legal for Chicago Prosecutors to Drop All Charges Against Jussie Smollett?

Jussie Smollett – Was It Legal for Chicago Prosecutors to Drop All Charges Against Jussie Smollett? On March 26, 2019, prosecutors in Chicago dropped all charges against the Empire actor Jesse Smollett. He was charged in January with staging a hate crime. In exchange for the charges being dropped, Smollett agreed to community service and to forfeit the $10,000 bond he paid for his release. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel criticized the prosecutor's decision to drop the charges against Mr. Smolett. Many people are wondering how is it possible for the Chicago state's attorney to drop all charges [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jussie Smollett – Was It Legal for Chicago Prosecutors to Drop All Charges Against Jussie Smollett?
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