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The Jones Act Maritime Law: What is It…

The Jones Act is a federal statute that requires that goods transported between United States ports are  to be carried on vessels that are owned and operated by citizens or permanent residents of the United States. The full copy of the Jones Act can be found in Section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act of […]

January 11, 2023
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What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations…

When you suffer an injury due to someone else’s  negligence , you may have grounds to bring a personal injury claim against them..  But you do not have an unlimited time to do so; you need to bring the action before the deadline for filing expires.  We call that filing deadline the “prescriptive period” here […]

October 18, 2022
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What Is Unique About Louisiana Law?

You don't have to spend much time in Louisiana to know that it's truly a unique state. What many people don't realize is that Louisiana law has its own structure. While every one of the 49 other states in the country follows common law, Louisiana is the only state to follow civil law. What does […]

September 6, 2022
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Boating Safety Tips for Summer Boating: Learn How…

Now that summer is in full swing, more and more Louisiana residents are taking time to enjoy their favorite boating activities. At Huber Thomas Law, we want our clients to have a great time – but we want to keep them safe, too. The bad news is that boating accidents are on the rise. Recreational […]

August 9, 2022
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6 Tips for Choosing the Best Personal Injury…

If you have been involved in an accident, you need the best possible representation on your side. Many people in this position have never needed an attorney before and are unsure how to find the right one. Continue reading for simple tips to help you find the best personal injury attorney in New Orleans. 95% […]

July 27, 2022
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When and How to Choose the Right Car…

Car accidents are overwhelming and exhausting. In the minutes and hours after a crash, you’re probably shaken up and grateful to be alive. However, injuries and property damage quickly become daunting issues. From mounting bills to calls from the insurance company, there is a lot to juggle. To make matters more difficult, anything you say […]

June 20, 2022
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5 Things to Know About Property Damage Claims

From dangerous hurricanes to tropical storms, the Gulf South often bears the brunt of natural disasters. The result is destruction that affects homes, businesses, and major resources. These losses underscore the importance of having a comprehensive insurance policy that includes coverage for property damage. Unfortunately, insurance jargon can be difficult to comb through, especially after […]

May 23, 2022
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What Does A Business Litigation Lawyer Do?

Litigation is defined as the process of taking legal action. From individuals to companies, the issues that lead to litigation are usually solved through mediation, formal arguments in a court hearing, or trial. When it comes to business litigation, the issues at hand involve business entities, such as companies and their employees. Likewise, the parties […]

April 27, 2022
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Drunk Driving Accidents

From festivals to football games, it seems there are always opportunities to enjoy alcohol in Louisiana. Unfortunately, there are people who take the risk of getting behind the wheel after drinking. The results of drunk driving accidents can be devastating, often resulting in serious injuries and even death. At Huber Thomas & Marcelle, our attorneys […]

December 7, 2021

Johnson And Johnson Baby Powder Lawsuit Leads To…

After decades of litigation and thousands of consumer complaints, the Johnson and Johnson baby powder lawsuit has finally reached a tipping point. The product is now out of production and the company will pay $2.1 billion to individuals who claim the talc-based product caused their ovarian cancer. Read on for details regarding the ongoing case and […]

September 1, 2020