Do you have a pending workers' compensation case? If so, then you will likely have to submit yourself to having your deposition taken by the defendant's or insurance company's attorney. A deposition is sworn testimony, and since one of the jobs of the defense attorney is to try and discredit you and your claim, giving … Continue reading
Top Lawyers 2018!
I've been pretty busy this year, and (obviously) haven't been blogging -- at all. I wanted to draw attention to my selection by my colleagues as a New Orleans Magazine 2018 Top Lawyer in both Criminal Defense and Workers' Compensation Law! If you voted for me, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. … Continue reading
Your Old Criminal Record
IS YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD KEEPING YOU FROM GETTING A JOB? A past arrest or a conviction can end up affecting you for the rest of your life. Were you convicted of a crime in your youth, but -- since then -- you have kept your record clean and held down a job for several years? … Continue reading
This blog is dedicated to preservation of our freedoms. My own insights are at all times colored by the role of my faith. In the Old Testament, you can read about Queen Esther, who was married to King Ahasuerus of Persia, who did not know that his wife was a Jew. Esther, who had been … Continue reading
A Few More Workers’ Comp Basics
The law does not treat being injured on the job in the same way as being injured somewhere while off-duty, such as being rear-ended at a stop sign, or tripping over a ripped doormat at the local U-Sack-Em. An injured worker generally cannot sue her employer in a tort claim and have a jury award … Continue reading