A Necessary Ally in the Courtroom Speeding tickets happen to everyone. Whether you are running late for work, or just not paying close attention to your speedometer, you can receive a speeding ticket for just going five mph or more over the speed limit. In Louisiana,...

In the journal of Anaesthesia, researchers surveyed more than three million patients who received general anesthesia and concluded that roughly one in 19,600 patients “accidentally” wake up during surgery. This is referred to as Anaesthesia Awareness, and when retold by the patients who have experienced...

The second you decide to drive while intoxicated is the second you begin to put yourself and others at risk. Although most people know it isn’t a great idea to get behind the wheel of a car while under the influence, human beings make mistakes,...

Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, Otis Redding, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Denver, Aaliyah and Troy Gentry all graced the world with their musical talent but tragically, all of these musicians met the same fate: death from a plane crash. The odds of being killed on an airline...

Losing a loved one is a difficult time, and this tremendous loss can deepen rifts and cause problems among the entire family. What makes the passing of a family member even more challenging is that within the month after the death, you are faced with...

A Historic Example of Why The Maritime Lawyer Is Necessary In the use of any mode of transportation, accidents are bound to happen. Many times, accidents occur because of negligent mistakes but the results sometimes last a lifetime. People hear about road accidents, rail accidents and...

Regardless of your level of experience with the law, no one looks forward to a day in court. No matter if you are the defendant or plaintiff, few things can be more stressful and nerve wracking than having to stand trial. Fortunately, these are among...

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Justice, there are an estimated 960,000 incidents of domestic abuse every year. This then translates to approximately six million children who witness domestic violence annually. Although that number may seem daunting, there are fortunately more than a...

Medical malpractice can be a horrible thing to live through without any support. Fortunately, most states offer a chance to legally fight for compensation for pain and suffering. Each district provides its own jurisdiction over the statute of limitations or damage caps, but all offer...

According to the CDC, over 1.1 million drivers were arrested in 2014 for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics, which amounts to one percent of 121 million self-reported alcohol-impaired driving incidents. With the large risk posed by impaired driving, authorities have taken significant...