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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?

What are myths and truths about post-crash insurance?

Louisiana residents who get into a car crash will soon have to deal with insurance companies. You may have heard warnings about this before, or stories about how tricky handling insurance can be. While some of these tales may be true, some can also be fabricated or exaggerated. Here are some true facts and untrue popular myths or misconceptions about dealing with an insurance company after a crash.

Reporting product problems

Food and product recalls occur more than Louisiana residents might think. Shockingly enough, thousands of products can sit on shelves for weeks -- and even months -- before a red flag appears. No matter the extent of the injury, consumers have rights to remain safe. After all, the public places immense trust in countless products that are part of everyday life, and it is the responsibility of the company at fault to address the issue.

How long will you be recovering from a dog attack?

In Louisiana, dog attacks are often highly publicized, but only for a short period of time. However, people like you who have been attacked or bitten by dogs will continue living with the aftermath of the attack long past the time news outlets stop reporting on it. Here is what you should be prepared for regarding the long-term impact of dog bite attacks.

What contributes to dangers in the gas and oil industry?

When Louisiana workers like you spend most of your time around gas and oil on the job, there are numerous dangers that you have to watch out for. Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, LLP, are here to help if you've been involved in any accident, explosion, or other harmful incident that has left you with injuries.

What should you know about nerve damage pains?

When Louisiana residents suffer from accidents that result in damaged nerves, you may initially be unaware of just how extensive these injuries can be. Unfortunately, the pain from nerve damage may be debilitating and take many different forms, making it difficult to treat.

Who pays for damages when you're bitten by a dog?

Louisiana residents who are bitten by dogs may be facing a long road to recovery. However, many of you may not realize that you have the potential option to make a personal injury claim, thereby allowing you to gain legal compensation for your stress and damage. But just who pays for this?

Check often for appliance recalls

Many people in Louisiana and elsewhere follow safe operating procedures for their appliances, but do not think much about a product's potential danger beyond taking basic safety measures. It is important to realize that an appliance can pose numerous dangers due to a malfunction, damage, faulty manufacturing or improper operation. Consumers may reduce their risk of a serious injury or death by being aware of their appliances' potential hazards and occasionally checking to see if there have been any safety issues with them.

Tesla's Autopilot feature still requires drivers to be attentive

New technologies are constantly being developed that make people's lives safer and easier. However, it is important that people understand how to properly use innovative technologies, or injuries may result. One of these is the Autopilot driver assistance system in Tesla vehicles. Many drivers in Louisiana and elsewhere may falsely believe that Autopilot allows them to take their attention away from the task of driving.

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