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July 2018 Archives

The ongoing risk of distracted driving

Most residents in Louisiana have likely heard people talk about distracted driving and how dangerous it can be. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that a 2015 study by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis found that over 1,000 injuries and one death on U.S. roads per day are attributed to distracted driving. 

What do drivers need to know about railroad crossing safety?

You know that school buses always stop at train track crossings before moving on, regardless of the caution lights being on or not. You don’t need to be quite as cautious when driving across the railroad tracks, you tell yourself, as long as you are careful enough. However, you and other Louisiana residents should understand that it may be easier to get in an accident with a train than you might think.

Racial discrimination alleged in class action suit

Even though it is now 2018 and the topic of racial equity and discrimination has been highlighted for a long time in the United States, people in Louisiana continue to experience unfair treatment possibly related to the color of their skin. In some situations, this discrimination can impact multiple people or groups versus just a single individual at one time. When this happens, those people may choose to band together to take action.

What to know before renting

When Louisiana residents decide to rent a house, they may sometimes be so excited about moving into a new home that they may not always consider the fine details. There are a few things people should usually make sure they do when they rent a property.

How do you report nursing home neglect?

As a resident in Louisiana with aging relatives, you likely rely on a nursing home to help meet the needs of your loved ones. Unfortunately, not all nursing homes are the same, and your loved ones may experience abuse or even neglect. But what do you do once you suspect abuse or neglect is occurring?

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