Lafayette, LA asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Contracts for Louisiana

Q: I’m currently making my own business, but before I start I want to be able to protect myself legally. I need advice.

I’m from Louisiana and I need advice on contracts/ liability forms. If I should have commercial insurance before I even think about actually starting my business.

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: It would be difficult for a Louisiana attorney to advise you on that, given the basic question-answer format of this board. You should think about contacting a Louisiana attorney and setting up a consultation. The forms you mention could depend on your business. Some forms are standard templates; some forms will depend on the needs of your company. An attorney could advise you on other aspects of the formation of your business as well. Yes, look into insurance - liability, workers' comp if you will hire employees, and other possible coverage. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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