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April 16, 2019

Whiplash: What You Need To Know

In rear-impact car accidents, scorched tires and dented fenders are often not the only damage. Each year, approximately 800,000 individuals sustain a whiplash injury, according to the National Highway Traffic...

February 22, 2019

When Do You Need A Car Accident Lawyer

At Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel, & Wilson, we offer experience at every stage of the claims process, which includes helping victims decide whether to hire a lawyer in the first...

December 31, 2018

Louisiana Distracted Driving Laws Explained

This year, House Bill 619, which would have prohibited the use of all wireless telecommunication devices in moving vehicles, unless the driver uses hands-free technology, made its way to the...

November 19, 2018

Louisiana Statutes of Limitations Explained

If you’ve been injured or suffered a loss because of someone’s careless behavior or negligence, understanding Louisiana’s statutes of limitations can be critical to your claim. Statutes of limitations address...

October 25, 2018

Do I Have a Case?

Accidents are unexpected, unfortunate incidents that sometimes result in damage or injury. But what you do after an accident shouldn’t be left to chance or circumstance. If you’ve been injured,...

August 27, 2018

When Do Defective Products Get Recalled?

Defective products and recalls are not synonymous terms: the former is often the result of an absent or ineffective recall; the latter is a process initiated by a manufacturer when...

July 2, 2018

Avoiding Burn Injuries: 4th of July Safety Tips [Infographic]

In addition to knowing what types of fireworks are legal in Louisiana, the safe handling of fireworks is critical to personal safety. Make this Fourth of July a fun and...

May 31, 2018

SSD Denial: What You Need To Know

Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSD, is a government-funded program managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). The program is funded by payroll tax contributions; it covers every employee paying...

May 7, 2018

The Cost Of Offshore Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), onshore and offshore oil and gas extraction industries have a collective fatality rate seven times higher than all other U.S....

March 1, 2018

Texting And Driving Statistics

Cell phone use while driving is a problem in Louisiana: according to one report, nearly half of all drives in Louisiana include unsafe phone use—that’s more than any other state....

January 31, 2018

What to do After a Car Accident

Car crashes are typically caused by moments of distraction, negligent and/or reckless driving. Crashes may be short in duration, but the pain and suffering caused can last a lifetime. It’s...

October 30, 2017

Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

In September, The Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), an influential advocacy group raised by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States. This annual...

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