Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Doing Enough to Prevent Falls?


Is Your Loved One’s Nursing Home Doing Enough to Prevent Falls?

September 21 – September 25 is Fall Prevention Awareness Week, and here at Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys, we’re highlighting the importance of fall prevention in nursing homes across Louisiana.  According to the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, falls are the number one cause of injury deaths, unintended injuries, and traumatic hospital admissions in older adults. […]

What Should I Do After a Hurricane in Louisiana?

Surviving a hurricane is terrifying enough, but it’s important to remember that the danger isn’t over just because the storm is. Keep you and your family safe from injuries with these post-hurricane safety tips from Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys.

Prevent Accidents & Injuries This Hurricane Season

It’s been nearly 15 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and surrounding areas, killing over 1,800 people and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. Although some structural improvements have been made to NOLA’s levees and floodwalls since then, tropical storms and hurricanes remain a significant threat to New Orleans residents, especially those living outside […]

New Orleans Back to School Safety

With a new school year rapidly approaching, parents and students alike may be anxious about returning to class amid increasing cases of COVID-19 in New Orleans. Public school districts and private schools throughout the Big Easy have adopted varying plans for reopening, from virtual instruction to alternating in-class days for students.  Whether your kids are […]

How to Stay Safe During the Reopening of Louisiana

It’s been almost two months since Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards enacted a statewide stay at home order, effectively shutting down thousands of non-essential businesses and mandating that residents stay in their homes as much as possible. According to the Louisiana Department of Health, nearly 40,000 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus since […]

Four Tips to Keep Mom Safe This Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep the country, you may be wondering how to best celebrate this important holiday with your loved ones. While you might not be able to spend the day side by side with your mom, there are still plenty of ways to let her know how […]

Nursing Home Safety Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During times of great uncertainty like the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, those living in nursing homes or long-term care facilities are particularly vulnerable to an increased risk of illness or injury as a result of neglect. In addition, it can be difficult to advocate on behalf of your loved ones when social distancing policies mean you […]

Celebrate National Walking Day in New Orleans!

It may be April Fool’s Day, but it’s no joke that April 1 is also National Walking Day. Today marks the beginning of the American Heart Association’s Move More Month, which encourages everyone to find new ways to stay active at work and at home throughout the month of April. Just thirty minutes of walking […]

New Orleans COVID-19 Rideshare Safety

Louisiana has been hit hard by the latest coronavirus strain. While our state isn’t the largest in America, it’s among the top five in both confirmed coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths. New Orleans alone has more than 997 confirmed infection cases as of March 26, 2020—more than the total number of cases in all but […]

Louisiana COVID-19 Safety Tips

In light of the recent World Health Organization (WHO) classification of COVID-19 as a pandemic and the U.S. declaring a national emergency, many Louisiana residents are understandably on edge. Life has been disrupted across the state as schools close, companies instruct employees to work from home, and hospitals cope with an influx of patients.  Mike […]


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