There are many nuanced laws that lawyer need to know when handling an auto case. The policy limits, exclusions, overlapping coverage are a few issues that come up all the time. Lawyers also need a good investigator who can find out about other policies that may be our there that can change the value of the case. 

A word of Caution

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Mar 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Insurance adjusters are notorious for minimizing your case and finding ways to get out of paying claims. They attempt to make everything sound simple and don't want to put a magnifying glass on your medical records to determine the extent of your injuries. As a word of caution, this will most lik...


Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Mar 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

The 2024 legislative session is about to begin for Louisiana. The representatives are meeting in Baton Rouge with a new governor, and there is a host of changes in the Workers Compensation system that the public needs to know about. There are many elected representatives who are proposing many ch...


Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Mar 06, 2024 | 0 Comments

We provide an ounce of prevention. Sometimes you can be your own worst enemy in your accident case.  Silly opinions and considerations can cost you thousands of dollar.  If you think lawyers don't matter,  that maybe true of small cases but not big ones.  We can review the matter and add value wh...

New Orleans Hazard on the Road

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Mar 08, 2023 | 0 Comments

Orleans Parish residents who drive on I-10, Causeway Boulevard, Carrollton Avenue, Earhart Expressway, and other major intersections, including the High rise in New Orleans East, know the hazards of the road. Many times when people drive on these roads, they see cars parked on the side of the...

Auto Accidents in Louisiana happen

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Feb 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

A lot of people involved in car accidents do not get cited with a ticket even though they are at fault. The fact that the other party did not get a ticket does not mean you do not have a claim against them. Many times the police officer cannot make a determination of fault because of conflic...

Workers Comp Louisiana

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Feb 07, 2023 | 0 Comments

When involved in a worker's compensation accident, many clients ask whether or not the employer has an obligation to hold their job while they are unable to work. That question is asked of me quite often, and the answer is no. There is no obligation for the employer to keep your job available...

Hit and Run in Louisiana

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Jan 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

​ Louisiana residents need to know how to handle ahit and run situation. When a hit and run happens it is avery traumatic experience because the vehicle that collided with you vanished. If there are no cameras and there is no license plate that is immediately taking it's very difficult to loca...

Workers Comp Hurt on the Job in LA

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Jan 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Louisiana Residents who are injured on their job need to know this important information. There seems to be a correlation of problems when your employer in cash, does not give you a printed check stub and tells you he will pay your worker's compensation or car accident claim when it happened on...

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