DUTY REQUIRED IN OPERATING A VEHICLE

Drivers are responsible for operating, controlling, and using their vehicles reasonably, while maintaining proper lookout for anything that could present a hazard or unreasonable risk of harm. The duty is…

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THE REAR-END COLLISION

Automobile accidents happen in a variety of ways, but, without a doubt, the rear-end collision is the most prevalent. Being inattentive is the most common reason for rear-end collisions, and…

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Relational Liability

Relational liability in its simplest terms means responsibility for the actions of another. Liability for the actions of another is a legal concept that assigns liability for an injury to…

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THE ROLE OF A JUDGE

A judge's duties include far more than presiding over trials, including all matters that take place before, during and subsequent to trial. In most jurisdictions, upon the filing of suit,…

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Tort Reform – REAL OR HOAX?

Tort reform has been the rallying cry of the insurance industry and big business for decades. Simply put, tort reform is an unwarranted assault on our civil justice system and…

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PRODUCT LIABILITY

Because defective products are oftentimes the cause of injury, Louisiana has enacted the Louisiana Products Liability Act. This act provides for the exclusive remedy and theories for manufacturers to held…

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