Louisiana Personal Injury Questions & Answers

Q: We had an auto accident and it's the other driver's fault who even gave a false statement to police, my wife went to the

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Feb 17, 2019
Rahlita D. Thornton's answer
Speak to an attorney as soon as possible. You have limited time to seek recovery for your damages. Actual medical expenses and those for permanent disfigurement will probably be allowed. Good luck to you.

Q: Do doctors have authority to involuntarily treat you for suicidal ideations

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 24, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Matter of fact they are required to do so.

Q: Is there any lawyer in the Alexandria La area that is willing to help my wife end the bullying from her exhusband?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Personal Injury, Child Custody and Legal Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Jan 17, 2019
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Justia is not a lawyer referral service. Google Ouachita Parish custody lawyer

Q: Do doctors excused absences fall under punishable offence with truancy?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Education Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 3, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No not truancy. But make a copy of each doctor's note before you give it to the school.

Q: If a person obtained money from me via deceitful/emotionally manipulative means and refuses to repay, can I sue?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Sep 3, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No call your Sheriff's dept. This fraud (father's cancer fund) is fraud and a crime.

Q: I lost my finger and toe nails from a medication. Is that personal injury?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Sep 1, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
There is a specific law that applies to injuries caused by medication. I would need more information to determine whether there is a potential claim. Give me a call and I'll get some additional information and see what I can do.

Q: i am bing sued for a wreck my daughter was in,driving her step dad's car,insured in her step dad's name.am i liable?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 28, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Parent of minor liable AND owner of car liable.. Contact your insurance company who will provide defense for you.

Q: Can my commander make me cancel a medical appointment for field training?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 10, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
Because your question deals with the military, I would suggest you speak with someone in the JAG office.

Q: I've been permanently injured by a surgeon in Louisiana.

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 2, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
Contact my office 214 775-9638 or email me at ibrahimc@ijalaw.com! I can assist you further

Q: Is an attorney entitled to any of the payout from my policy's medical coverage assuming a standard 33% atty contract?

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 1, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Attorney not entitled to % of med pay UNLESS your insurance company does not seek subrogation.

Q: My accident happened 6/ 2/2017. I filed in proper person on Mon, 6/4/2018 because the 2nd was a Sat. They claim too late

3 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 25, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
1) you could have fax filed,

2) 1 year prescriptive period includes holidays and weekends,

3) next time hire an attorney w h o keeps track of prescriptive periods.

Q: A guest slipped and fell from a ladder in my AirBnB, now she's sueing me. Any guidance welcome.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
Hopefully you have insurance that will cover this and provide you with a defense attorney. Examples are premises liability (homeowners), commercial liability, or general liability coverage policies. You should contact your insurance agent or insurance company as soon as possible and provide them with a copy of the lawsuit. If you don't have insurance, you should consult with an attorney that handles insurance defense matters.

Q: Can I sue for the nexplanon implant giving me serious problems and doctor allowing student to touch me during procedure

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 9, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
You should consult an attorney that handles medical malpractice cases.

Q: Where does the liability rest should a farm tractor be involved in a motor vehicle accident?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Personal Injury and Agricultural Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 28, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Answer depends on who got the ticket and what were the circumstances. But I'm guessing the tractor not licensed so probably liability lies with the tractor.

Q: My company altered the exhaust on a new truck and may have caused me to get CO poisoning. Should I confront them?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 25, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
You should speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more likely it is that crucial evidence can be destroyed or lost.

Q: My son was prescribed the drug Propulsid for the first six months of his life in 1998.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 22, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
I would suggest you contact the office of the class counsel. They should be able to tell you who your counsel of record is.

Q: We fell three floors in a hospital elevator yesterday and have a witness that people had been complaining about the same

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 9, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Contact a premises liability lawyer in that parish or county and state.

Q: if I was hit on my bike by a car that failed to yield shouldn't I win and have medical bills covered?

2 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 5, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You need to hire a personal a personal injury attorney.

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