Tourism is one of the key economic engines driving the economy of Louisiana. Because of the state's access to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River and other bodies of water, many tourists flock to the state to embark on cruises along the river, Lake Pontchartrain or into the Gulf and beyond.
Property owners are responsible for maintaining safe premises and removing or warning guests of potential hazards. If you were hurt in a slip-and-fall accident or other type of accident on private property, the owner may be financially liable for your injuries. After a fall or other type of accident, you have the right to explore the possibility of a premises liability claim.
After a serious accident, one of the most pressing concerns for most accident victims is the money. Who will pay for these medical bills? How will we cover the cost of the lost wages from missing work? These and other questions are common.