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Does the Collateral Source Rule Affect How Much Money You Get in Injury Lawsuits?
Workers who sustain serious injuries from on-the-job accidents have access to several sources of money to help them cover their medical expenses and lost income. Filing a claim for workers’ compensation is usually the first step, but the amount offered by workers’ compensation is not always enough, especially if the injuries are so serious that… Read More
The Victor Michel Case Highlights the Complexity of Louisiana Mesothelioma Laws
The following are undisputed facts: Victor Michel worked for the Ford motor company in Louisiana in the 1960s, during which time he was directly exposed to asbestos dust for extended periods of time. Michel developed peritoneal mesothelioma later in life, as a result of his asbestos exposure from his time working for Ford. He filed… Read More
Do Heads Up Displays Prevent Distracted Driving, or are They Just Another Distraction?
Driver’s ed teachers will tell you to keep your eyes on the road at all times, but sometimes you need information that will inform your driving decisions, and that information cannot be found on the road directly ahead of you or in one of your car’s mirrors. Looking at speed limits and routes should not… Read More
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