Se Habla EspaƱol
Frischhertz Poulliard Frischhertz & Impastato LLC Frischhertz Poulliard Frischhertz Impastato LLC. | Personal Injury Law
Call OR Email Us For a Free Consultation
504-264-9915 866-920-5611

January 2016 Archives

Injured offshore worker brings lawsuit in Louisiana

Injured maritime workers have legal options available to help protect them and their families following an offshore accident or injury. A recent lawsuit brought by a man in a Louisiana court alleges that as a result of the negligence of two companies, the worker suffered injuries that have left him unable to work. The injured worker has brought the claim against a boat operator and boat owner, asserting that as a crew member on a marine vessel he suffered injuries that left him unable to work. He is accusing them of negligence and a failure to maintain safe working conditions.

The basics of product liability for Orleans Parish consumers

Many people in Orleans Parish have probably heard that product liability law is the branch of law that deals with remedies for injuries suffered by consumers from defective or dangerous products. This blog post provides a basic overview of some key aspects of product liability law for readers who would like an introduction to the topic.

Louisiana wrongful death basics

If one person commits a legally wrongful act against another, the bad actor may be liable to the other under Louisiana's legal system. Both intentional bad acts and negligent acts may result in this kind of liability, depending on the circumstances. This has been the case for a very long time. But what happens if the alleged victim dies before she can sue? It is often possible for a deceased plaintiff's estate to sue a defendant. This is called a wrongful death claim.

What information should I gather after a truck accident?

Many kinds of cargo are carried to, from and through New Orleans every day via large commercial vehicles. The vast majority of these trucks are driven by professionals who take their jobs seriously, but unfortunately sometimes a negligent truck driver or trucking company can wreak devastation on others. What should you do if you are the victim of a truck driver who is negligent?