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. 

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...

Louisiana Residents on 2 way Highway

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

​ Louisiana residents need to be careful when drivingon a two-lane highway. Although you may have anopportunity to pass, you have to look out for cars thatmay enter the roadway through various driveways, streetintersections, and parking lot intersections. Although you may take a quick glance a...

Federal vs State Workers Compensation

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Jan 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

There is a difference between federal workers' comp and state workers' compensation cases. If you are hurt on a military site as a civilian, you are covered under the Defense Base Act. The Defense Base Act is a federal worker's compensation program that provides lifetime indemnity and lifetime ...

East Baton Rouge Auto Accident

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Dec 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

East Baton Rouge Parish residents need to know how to handle a car accident if you are hit from the rear in a chain reaction. Normally, there is one hit if you were hit from the rear in a car crash. However, sometimes there may be two hits or three hits. And that's where it gets tricky, and a...

Ascension Parish Auto Accidents

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Dec 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

This is Ascension Parish auto cases. Ascension Parish residence, and all residents of Louisiana need to know what information to give an insurance adjuster after an accident when they call. Normally, if you've been in an accident, the adjuster will generate a letter to you requesting backgrou...

St. James Parish Workers Comp

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Nov 30, 2022 | 0 Comments

The residents of St. James Parish need to know about functional capacity evaluations when they're involved in a workers' compensation accident. If you are involved in a serious worker's compensation accident that will result in permanent restrictions, a functional capacities evaluation will n...

St. Charles Parish Auto Cases

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Nov 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Speaker 1: St. Charles Parish residents often experience unsafe conditions on the road when driving. Many times people do not know when they make a right turn. They must turn in the closest turn lane and not move over the line if there are two or more lanes to turn into. The drivers on the m...

St. Charles Parish Workers Comp

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Nov 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Speaker 1: The citizens of St. Charles Parish need to know many things about a workers' compensation case. One of the most important things is when you get a compensation rate, you need to establish what the average weekly wage is. Workers' compensation normally pays 66 2/3% of your average wee...

How to Drive Safely Around 18 Wheelers

Posted by Christopher “Chris” Schwartz | Sep 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

It's natural to have that anxious feeling when you find yourself next to a tractor-trailer truck on the highway. In fact, in 2019, more than four thousand people died in large truck-related car accidents. This is an unfortunate new high, up about 30 percent since a decade ago.  Unfortunately, mos...

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