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3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I have an on the job injury, do I go to the clinic and likely submit to a drug screne
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 4, 2021

If you want workers compensation, then hire a lawyer and go for the exam

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Products Liability for Louisiana on
Q: A store sold us 3 month old expired milk which made me and my daughter sick. I had to bring her to the ER. Options ?

We bought several individual Fairlife Milks from a local convenience store yesterday morning. I drank 1, my daughter had 2 one about 11am and another at around 6pm. My stomach was hurting all day after I drank the milk. But it tasted fine so I took some pepto. My daughter on the other hand has to... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 25, 2021

Hire a personal injury lawyer. Save your receipt and the containers.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Education Law, Federal Crimes and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue a local school district for poisoning my food as a child? I might have proof of substance abuse.

Well, as a child growing up, I really didn't have too much serious health issues in which alerted me even more. My dreams were to be an athlete and play in the percussion section in my school Band. My basketball ball dreams were crushed not only because how expensive the gear and fee's... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 10, 2021

A Louisiana attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. As a general observation, based on your description, it looks like it would be a difficult case. You're talking about gastrointestinal and muscle spasm symptoms, some of which were of a fleeting nature.... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I have a question about this ccp 1464. Specifically, the article uses the word notice twice.

It is clear that the party has to give notice to the person to be examined. ("upon notice to the person to be examined")

But the line right above it - says

...."provided the party has given notice of intention to use such an expert"

What does this mean?... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jan 8, 2021

This is an IME statute which applies to personal injury, interdiction and family law cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: During an emergency room visit I was administered a shot that I verbly refused. How do I file a complaint or lawsuit?

During the visit 3 police officers were in the room and observed the negligence of the staff. It aslo was all recoreded on officers body camera.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 20, 2020

What damage did the shot cause?

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Municipal Law for Louisiana on
Q: What Are The Legal Definitions Of Self Defense And Of Lex Talonis?

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E. Alexander Laird
E. Alexander Laird answered on Aug 23, 2020

In Louisiana, a person has a a right to use force to prevent imminent injury. But the force must be reasonable and apparently necessary. You do not have a duty to retreat.

You must also not be the initial aggressor in the confrontation.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: who would be financially responsible for the damages

I have a car registered in my name I don't carry insurance on it and it has a expired tag if someone else drives that vehicle and has a wreck who would be financially responsible for damages? me or the person driving? I live in louisiana if that matters

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Aug 23, 2020

Both of you would be liable. You for negligent entrustment & failure to maintain the vehicle. Driver for negligent operation.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Q: As a witness would a recorded over the phone deposition be void if never sworn in and only talked to lawyer
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 28, 2020

The question s too vague to be answered to your satisfaction. Do you have a lawyer, if so talk to your lawyer. If not call a lawyer with more information.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: My daughter's mother took our child and kept her hid from me for 40 years, what can I do to her?
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 20, 2020

I’m not aware of snytt try hung that you can do. Perhaps other attorneys have better answers. Sorry to hear if your situation.

3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: What I need to do now since the driver who side swipe my truck and me didn't have ensurranse
Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jun 13, 2020

It’s important to always carry insurance and see if you can afford Uninsured Motorist Insurance too. That will not help you now but may in the future. Call an attorney and see what your options are.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: If my children father has been out of work due to work injury can we sue also on the kids behalf?
Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jun 4, 2020

No but he can seek lost wages

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, DUI / DWI and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: Recieved a DWI with that i totaled out my son car.I had to get screws and plate put in my left hand due to accident.

Can I sue the insurance company for my injuries.

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 24, 2020

You already asked this question.

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: I went out drinking and totaled my sons car.I also had to have surgery on my hand. Can i sue the insurance company?

Car was paid for he got blue book value.But my hand I had to get screws put in my hand

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 24, 2020

I'm assuming you got a DWI? If not, you can sue your son and his insurance company. Watch his rates sky rocket.

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Car Accidents and Probate for Louisiana on
Q: In a Superseding and Amended Petition, does the Plaintiff have to state everything that is in the original petition, or

or just the changes being made?

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Apr 24, 2020

An attorney needs to look at both documents to tell you.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Personal Injury and Immigration Law for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue if I was bit by a dog where I was working in exchange for room and board? The injury later caused an absess

The absess was staph and another worker had staph there. I was hospitalized for a week and was bed ridden for 6 weeks. In addition I am also an undocumented immigrant from Canada. I moved to the USA on a 3 year work visa and overstayed 10 years ago. I've resided In USA for 13 years. I lost... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 30, 2020

I think you mean that you were bitten 23 Nov 2019, not 2020. Did you have pasturella or staph? Go get a certified copy of your medical records and bill and hire a personal injury lawyer no later than 23 Oct 2020.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: I'm looking to see what can be done. I received a circumcision in 2018 and I am having trouble due to the surgery.

The Dr was unable to complete the procedure in his office due to the anesthetic not being strong enough. This left me having to go to the emergency room to scope my urethra because it collapsed during the procedure. I then had to have a catheter put In and sent home for a over a week with this... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Mar 4, 2020

You have until 365 days after date of discovery but no more than 3 years after the malpractice occurred. So get to a medical malpractice lawyer quickly.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: Does the bar security guard has the right to body slam a female in the public street when she's not on there property?

The female was leaving the bar and two female jumped her and she was trying to fight back but they was the altercation was in the street not on the bars property. The guard picked the female who was getting jumped up off her feet and slammed her to the ground and laid on top of her telling to shut... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Feb 16, 2020

Take pictures of the injuries, get certified copies of the medical records and find a personal injury attorney who takes premises liability cases.

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1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Louisiana on
Q: I need help I am not able to drive or walk down la trace rd to my home how can this be legal

Nabors will not give me access to my property on la trace rd passed his house I need help

Douglas Lee Bryan
Douglas Lee Bryan answered on Feb 5, 2020

You should seek the help of an attorney who handles property matters to determine if you have a servitude (or right of passage) across your neighbor's property. If so, that attorney can help you enforce your rights. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Louisiana on
Q: If your settlement is 100,000 and you pay 1/3 percent and 2/3 percent out of the 100,000 how much should be left.
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jan 29, 2020

This is something you need to discuss with your attorney in Louisiana, but your post remains open for a week. If your settlement is $100,000 and you pay 1/3 (presumably for attorney fees), the remainder would 2/3 of $100,000, or $66-plus thousand dollars. But you really need to speak to your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Q: Can a personal injury settlement be withheld from the lawyer that’s representing the case and if so how does that go

And dose the insurance company obligated to pay out the leanholder Ordovician they have to pay it to the attorney first

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Dec 17, 2019

Can't understand your question

Call an attorney.

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