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7 School Bus Safety Tips For Back To…

It’s that time of year. Lunches are packed and backpacks are stashed with supplies. The kids are going back to school, which means buses will rule the roads across New Orleans. Are you up to date on the most recent laws and guidelines surrounding Louisiana school bus safety for drivers, though? At Huber Thomas & […]

August 14, 2019
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How Does The Personal Injury Claims Process For…

If you've recently been in an accident, here's what you should know about the personal injury claims process, from immediately after the accident to hours, days, and weeks after. If you have more questions, our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at Huber Thomas & Marcelle are here to help you make sense of the process. […]

August 2, 2019
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8 Safety Tips for the 4th of July…

This year's 4th of July celebrations promise to be record-breaking when it comes to travel. In 2019, AAA estimates that travel volume for this holiday will increase by 4.1% from last year. Over 41 million people are expected to jump on the roads and drive to their holiday destinations. While we all love hot dogs […]

July 2, 2019

J&J Loses $417 Million Talc Verdict in First…

J&J Loses $417 Million Talc Verdict in First California CaseJohnson & Johnson was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay $417 million to a 62-year-old woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company’s talc, in the first California trial over the product. The jury found the parent company and its consumer-products unit liable […]

August 22, 2017

Bayer, J&J Win Third U.S. Trial Over Xarelto…

A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of liability in the third case to go to trial out of thousands of lawsuits claiming the drugmakers' blood thinner Xarelto led to severe internal bleeding. The verdict in U.S. District Court in Jackson, Mississippi, is a blow to thousands of patients with similar […]

August 22, 2017

$20 Million Settlement Reached in Uber Proposed Class…

On August 11, 2017, ride share giant, Uber Technologies Inc., agreed to a $20 million settlement to end a proposed class action litigation in the Illinois federal court that claimed that Uber violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) when it sent unwelcome text messages to both potential drivers and riders. Named plaintiff, Maria Vergara, […]

August 17, 2017

Know why car insurance rates might be skyrocketing?…

Rates charged by Louisiana's largest auto insurers have been on a double-digit run, mirroring a national trend the industry says is fueled by more accidents and a spike in claims costs. "We're seeing it play out all across the nation. It is universally attributed to a combination of distracted driving, cellphone use while driving, and […]

March 13, 2017

Pipeline fights move from Dakota prairie to Louisiana…

HENDERSON, Louisiana (Reuters) - When Hope Rosinski's father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago, she was surprised to find oil and gas pipelines crisscrossing the property. Pipeline companies later secured her permission for two more lines, one of which has since caused flooding and consistently leaves her land saturated. […]

February 22, 2017

Louisiana among 21 states suing to block expansion…

A coalition of 21 states, including Louisiana, sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach from the Obama administration. “Once again, the president has circumvented Congress and attempted to legislate through executive mandate. […]

September 26, 2016

Louisiana pols go to court blaming Big Oil…

ALLIANCE, La. (AP) - The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch of Louisiana has disappeared. But few politicians would blame Big Oil for ecosystem abuse in a state where the industry employs up to 300,000 people and injects $73 billion into the economy. Until now. Following […]

August 8, 2016