Uber and other rideshare services are becoming rather popular in Louisiana and other areas. With the increased use of these services has come the risk of you being involved in an accident. Rideshare accidents are special because of how these services are set up. When we see these accidents at Bruno & Bruno, we feel it is important to explain the complexities involved.
It is a common question asked by parents and community members on a regular basis: Why do school buses not have seat belts? People do not have to ask that question in this state, though, because Louisiana is one of a very few states that actually has a law requiring school buses to have them. According to the Louisiana State Legislature, occupant restraint systems on buses used to transport school children have been required since 2004.
Implantable medical devices can provide great benefits for a patient and, in many cases, can improve serious conditions, improve quality of life and allow an individual to live without pain. Occasionally, however, companies and doctors learn that these devices are ineffective or even dangerous, requiring a recall of the medical device.
In New Orleans, walking is a way of life. People walk to work, dinner, public events and more, but in such a pedestrian-friendly city, the risk of a pedestrian-vehicle accident is high. If you have been hurt in an accident while traveling by foot in New Orleans, you need to know how to protect your interests and what you need to do in order to obtain a full recovery.