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June 2017 Archives

Dozens of drug arrests, drug seizures north of Lake Charles

If you drive north of Lake Charles for about 3 and a half hours, you will come to Ouachita Parish. The area is home to the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge and a portion of the D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge. It is also where law enforcement officials recently carried out multi-jurisdictional raids that resulted in more than 110 arrests.

Louisiana legislature rejects big rig safety proposal

As everyone who has ever driven on I-10 knows, the biggest and most dangerous vehicles on the road are 18-wheelers. Some regular readers of our Lake Charles legal blog will undoubtedly recall a recent effort by a Louisiana legislator to slow tractor-trailers and other plus-sized vehicles down.

Auto-pedestrian accident claims the life of Louisiana woman

No matter how vigilant and careful Lake Charles pedestrians are, each is still subject to risks at the hands of motorists who may fail to pay attention. This is true both at home in Louisiana and when visiting other states.

What is a shoulder impingement personal injury claim?

Typically, if you are injured by another person or due to another person's actions in Louisiana, you can take them to court under personal injury law. One injury that you may sustain is called shoulder impingement. According to the National Law Review, this condition involves damage to the tendons and muscles in the shoulder. It occurs when the tendons rub causing swelling in the shoulder joint. It can be mild or severe, resulting in constant pain and the inability to use the shoulder properly.

Bill will stop inmates from accruing child support

Child support back payments are often difficult to manage for those newly released from prison. According to KNOE News, a bill has just passed the Louisiana House that will keep child support debts from accruing while a person is in prison. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Joe Marino passed with a 68-30 vote after intense debate, and will now move on to the Senate. 

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