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  • Questions You Need to Ask your Lawyer

    One of the things that I have written about previously is that any seriously injured person absolutely must ask some very important questions before they hire any lawyer. As a reminder, those questions include, “How long have you been concentrating on only personal injury cases?” “How often do you go to trial?” “What is your trial record?” “How may excess verdicts have you won? ...

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  • Four Family Members Charged With Murder After Child Custody Dispute

    Police in Simpsonville, South Carolina claim a family of four concocted a plan to lure Jane Hughes’ ex-husband, John Michael Ferrell, 51, to their house where he was fatally shot and killed. The police were called to investigate a home invasion gone wrong, but foul play was suspected after a forensics team found blood in the kitchen which had been cleaned up prior to officers arriving.

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  • Two men killed in Assumption Parish crash early Sunday

    Two motorists died early Sunday in a crash on La. 70 in Assumption Parish, State Police said. Lester Albarado, 51, was driving north in Pierre Part about 6:30 a.m. when his pickup truck crossed the center line at a turn in the road, State Police spokesman Trooper 1st Class Evan Harrell said in a news release.

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  • Man dies in Bossier Parish crash

    PLAIN DEALING – State police are investigating a two-car accident in Bossier Parish that claimed the life of a Plain Dealing man Trooper Matt Harris says the accident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Louisiana Highway 3 south of Plain Dealing. Harris says a car being driven by 68-year-old Joseph Mims was southbound and attempted to pass four other southbound cars.

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 12 readers -
  • Worker dies from fall at Natchitoches Parish paper mill

    CAMPTI, LA (KSLA) -A man has died of his injuries after a fall Friday morning while working at a Natchitoches Parish paper mill. It happened around 11 a.m. at the International Paper Red River Mill located north of Campti on Highway 71. According to NPSO Capt. Tony Moran, 57-year-old Phillip Whitehead of Winfield fell 15 feet, suffering serious injuries.

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  • Accident Sends Shreveport Juvenile to Hospital

    Major accident sends Shreveport juvenile to hospital Posted: Jan 31, 2015 3:16 PM CST Updated: Jan 31, 2015 3:16 PM CST Shreveport Police Department is responding to a major accident on Youree Drive and E Herndon Street. A female juvenile was on a grass median when a vehicle lost control and struck her. She su ...

    Shreveport Personal Injury Attorney- 7 readers -
  • Couple Hit By Car in Ruston

    COUPLE HIT BY CAR Submitted by Ruston Leader on Fri, 01/30/2015 – 11:05am in News Jessica Darden Two pedestrians suffered minor injuries after being struck by a 2007 Ford Focus in front of the Ruston Civic Center as they headed into the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber Banquet on Thursday night. Ruston Police Department ...

    The Law Offices of L. Clayton Bugress- 3 readers -
  • Barksdale Airman Dies After Car Accident

    An Airman assigned to the 2d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron died Wednesday, days after he was involved in a car accident in Shreveport. Senior Airman Eli Cook, a B-52H Stratofortress assistant dedicated crew chief, died at LSUS Health Science Center from injuries sustained on January 2. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of Eli, and our hearts go out to his family and friends ...

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  • Houma man dies in crash after hitting utility pole

    HOUMA – State police say a 37-year-old man from Houma was killed Monday morning when his pickup truck veered off La. Highway 316, hit a utility pole and ended up in drainage ditch. Gustavo Meza-Andino was driving south on Highway 316 in Lafourche Parish when for unknown reasons his truck went off the road, came back onto the highway and state police say he then overcorrected a ...

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 11 readers -
  • Teva v. Sandoz: The New Standard of Review In Claim Construction

    In Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., the Supreme Court addressed the question of what the standard of review should be for patent claim construction. In its decision on January 20, 2015, the Court held that a federal appellate court could only overturn a district court’s factual findings if those findings were determined to be clearly erroneous.

    J. Peter Paredes/ Rosenbaum IP- 22 readers -
  • Common Hotel and Resort Injuries

    Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, when you plan a stay at a hotel or resort, you generally expect a comfortable, relaxing experience. Hotels and resorts work hard to please guests with many different types of amenities, such as bars, restaurants, pools, hot tubs, spas, fitness centers, conference centers, and more.

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  • Don’t let the bank foreclose on your home.

    Defending homeowners against foreclosure is something I enjoy. I mean it. On one hand, I believe in the nature of capitalism and the motivation it provides for all of us to lead productive lives. On the other hand, there is nothing I dislike more than seeing a big guy pick on a little guy. I also hate seeing a big guy keep a little guy in a position where he can never get bigge ...

    Adam Militello/ DWI Law & Criminal Defense Blog- 5 readers -
  • The Right of Election and Tax Apportionment

    The Effect of a Spousal Election on a Tax Exoneration Clause: “A Rejection with an Exception” Introduction: When a decedent passes away, his estate bears either federal or state estate taxes.[1] In the United States, a decedent spouse is entitled to gift everything they own to their surviving spouse free of any taxes.[2] Generally, in New York, EPTL 2-1.

    Thomas Tyrrell/ QT | Quinn & Tyrrell- 14 readers -
  • What is a Totten Trust

    What is a Totten Trust? A Totten trust is a common testamentary substitute. A testamentary substitute is an instrument that determines the disposition of a decedent’s property on its own, without the need for a will. A Totten Trust (also known as a “Payable on Death Account) is created during the lifetime of a decedent.

    Thomas Tyrrell/ QT | Quinn & Tyrrell- 28 readers -