Class Action Lawsuit Firm - Louisiana

 Injury Information:

 

Transportation Fatalities: A Modal Picture - Over the last 25 years, fatalities on the nation’s roads, rails, and waters and in the skies have declined. Despite progress, transportation crashes and incidents claimed 43,873 lives in 1999, of which 41,611 involved highway vehicles.

Louisiana Criminal Defamation Law
Louisiana defines defamation as a means of communication – written or spoken – that is meant to injure a person or business' reputation or livelihood. ... Whoever commits the crime of defamation shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

Wrongful Death: Damages for "wrongful death" are available for the wife, husband, parent and child of the deceased person. Sometimes, persons related by blood or marriage, who were dependent upon the deceased, may recover. Damages are not limited to economic loss and may include damages for mental anguish, emotional pain and suffering, loss of society, companionship, comfort, protection, marital care, parental care, filial care, attention, advice, counsel, training, guidance or education. Damages are available for the deceased's estate as well.

Torts: A "tort" is an injury to someone's person, reputation, or feelings or damage to real or personal property.(1) Under the U.S. system of tort liability, courts can hold injurers liable for many different types of torts, such as automobile accidents, contract fraud, trespass, medical malpractice, and injuries associated with defective products. Click to Complain

Malpractice: Plaintiffs prevailed in about a fourth (27%) of medical malpractice trials. Half of the 311 plaintiffs who successfully
litigated a medical malpractice claim won at least $422,000, and in nearly a third of these cases, the award was $1 million or more. *2001 Click to Complain

Pain And Suffering: Ordinarily, the most "valuable" and "critical" element of your bodily injury claim is the right to compensation for physical pain and mental anguish you have suffered and will endure in the future because of your accident injury or abuse. These general damages are in addition to and may be far more than the amount of your lost earnings and medical expenses. Click to Complain

Securities Act of 1933 - Often referred to as the "truth in securities" law, the Securities Act of 1933 has two basic objectives: 1) require that investors receive financial and other significant information concerning securities being offered for public sale; and 2) prohibit deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of securities. Click to Complain