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Patrick H. Yancey Has Been Nominated and Accepted as AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Louisiana
PRESS RELEASE Patrick H. Yancey Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a Two Years AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Louisiana For Client Satisfaction The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Louisiana’s Personal Injury Attorney Patrick H. Yancey as Two Years 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American… Read More
Punitive Damages Available in Louisiana under General Maritime Law
Louisiana law has limited circumstances that allow punitive damages. But the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled last year that the state can award punitive damages for accidents arising under federal maritime law. What Are Punitive Damages? There are two types of damages: compensatory and punitive. Compensatory damages are designed to make the victim whole. For example,… Read More
Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Louisiana
In 2016, a woman named Mary Jane Wilde died from complications related to mesothelioma. Her siblings filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Huntington Ingalls, which used to be known as Avondale Shipyards. Mary’s father worked at Avondale Shipyards for a few years. The lawsuit claims that he was exposed to asbestos at work and that… Read More
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