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March 2020 Archives

Study shows disturbing level of danger in distracted driving

One of the features that will be mentioned most prominently by an eager salesperson when you walk into a Lake Charles car dealer will be the infotainment systems. These in-dash devices can include navigation, music, back-up camera views, messaging and much more.

A different kind of Louisiana marriage and divorce

More than 20 years ago, Louisiana became the first state in the nation to allow its citizens to enter into a covenant marriage. While only a small percentage of people decide on a covenant marriage, it is regardless a fully legitimate and legal form of marriage here, as well as in Arkansas and Arizona.

Possible career repercussions after drunk driving arrests

As regular readers of our Lake Charles legal blog know, Louisiana’s drunk driving laws are among the harshest in the nation. Those convicted of DUI/DWI can face jail time, fines and lengthy driver’s license suspensions. There can be other results, though not imposed on you by the state, can be just as painful, including drastically higher vehicle insurance premiums and even loss of a job or career.

Jury: Man injured in Lake Charles crash to receive $4.3 million

As regular readers of our blog know, there is nothing on Interstate 10 more dangerous than a tractor-trailer driven by an inattentive trucker. A recent jury decision in a personal injury lawsuit involving an 18-wheeler crash here in Calcasieu Parish made that truth clear.

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