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Is Expungement Right For You?

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  Have you ever done something you regretted that led to a criminal charge or conviction?  In your youth, did you get a DWI or were you ever arrested for a drug charge or other crime for which you either pled guilty or had the charge dropped? Did you later wonder whether that arrest,… Read More »

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What is Expungement and How Can It Help Your Job Search?

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Having a colorful criminal history is generally not something that people are proud of, yet over one in four U.S. adults has a criminal record. Virtually impossible to hide, a record of unlawful behavior can have the effect of making it harder for individuals with checkered pasts to do things that others take for… Read More »

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Can Bartenders Be Held Liable for Drunk Driving Crashes?

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Louisiana is a special place, full of personality and uniqueness. We have the tallest state capitol building in the country and the longest bridge over water in the world. We are the only state in the union with parishes instead of counties and are the home of drive-thru daiquiri huts (of course, the debate… Read More »

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Distracted Driving 101: It isn't just texting and driving

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Distracted driving is one of those alliterative phrases coined in hopes of bringing attention to a big problem. Generally defined as any non-driving activity that a motorist engages in while operating a vehicle, distracted driving increases the risk of a wreck. To maximize safety, drivers should be giving their full cognitive, manual, and visual… Read More »

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Tractor-trailer Dangers: Bobtailing and Deadheading

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The trucking industry has its own unique vocabulary. Terms like “float shifting,” “gooseneck lowboy,” “glad-hands,” “deadheading,” and “bobtailing” are likely unfamiliar to most people. The last two have to do with the way a truck is operating, which can have a direct bearing on road safety. Deadheading means driving with an empty trailer, while… Read More »

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Harley Davidson Motorcycles: When the Brakes Are What’s Broken

By royinjurylaw |

When you’re headed out the door, you’re focused on your destination. You don’t think about whether your car or motorcycle is going to work; you just expect that it will. We’ve all had that moment of frustration when we’re greeted by an obvious problem – a flat tire, a dead battery, no gas. While… Read More »

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Medication Errors During Surgery Are More Common Than You May Think

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Having surgery can be a nerve-racking experience for even the calmest of patients; after all, during surgery you’re putting your care, your health and even your life in someone else’s hands, and having a doctor and surgical team you can trust is essential for calming the fears and anxieties that often go hand-in-hand with… Read More »

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Aggressive Drivers in 18-Wheelers

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Tight shipping deadlines, low pay, and high fuel prices are just some of the factors that are putting more pressure than ever before on truck drivers — and these conditions do not seem likely to change any time soon. Tractor-trailer drivers constantly deal with tremendous demands to get to their destinations on time. This… Read More »

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