Black Friday Shopping COVID-19 Styles

Black Friday Shopping COVID-19 Styles

Black Friday, the one day from Christmases past when shoppers would wake up early to wait in line to grab the best deals, or to take advantage of special in-store only offers. COVID-19 has altered these Black Friday shopping traditions, but market trends project they will not cease altogether. At Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys, we […]

Spending Thanksgiving in New Orleans? 10 Tips to Travel Safely

Thanksgiving in New Orleans is a special time of year. Families and friends come together to enjoy each other’s company, and feast on Thanksgiving favorites prepared in their own kitchens or prepared by chefs at favorite local restaurants. But along with all the festivities comes driving—and lots of it. The holidays are the busiest time […]

National Seat Belt Day: Review Your Seat Belt Practices

The first three-point seat-belt was introduced by Volvo in 1959 in the model PV 544. The company’s design proved to be highly effective at protecting passengers during car accidents, so much so that the Swedish carmaker made its patent available to competitors for free. Decades later, the three-point seat-belt has been used in millions of […]

12 Car Accident Facts You Should Know as Louisiana Drivers

Getting behind the wheel seems more dangerous with each passing day. Let’s take a look at some more interesting car accident facts every Louisiana driver should know.

How are Dram Shop Laws Different in Louisiana?

Louisiana has its own unique social host liability laws. Though most people are unaware of it, each state handles such “dram shop” cases differently. In some states, social hosts are liable for damages stemming from already-intoxicated person’s consumption of alcohol at a party or other event on the property. Furthermore, some states are particularly punitive […]

What to Do if You’re Injured in a Car Accident While Using Uber or Lyft

The popularity of ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft has exploded throughout the country, and they’re in particular demand in larger cities like New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The majority of miles logged by ride-sharing drivers are traveled without incident, but in some cases, a driver could be in a car accident while you’re the […]

Common Neck and Back Injuries in a Car Accident

Sustaining an injury in a car accident can have a huge impact on the way you live the rest of your life. Even in a minor fender bender, whiplash or damage done to soft tissue in the neck and back may relegate you to a lifetime of chiropractic treatments, the need for prescription painkillers or […]

New Orleans I-10 Traffic Accident Statistics

The number of crashes that involve fatalities along I-10 in New Orleans is staggering. The interstate travels through New Orleans encompassing both Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. The high volume of traffic that is on the roadway at any given time is only the beginning. There are many other factors that come together to make this […]

3 Extreme Car Crash Statistics for 2019 (Plus 3 Bonus Tips!)

There is an inherent risk involved whenever you get behind the wheel of your vehicle. For instance, did you know that, globally, 1.25 million people die each year in car crashes? At Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys, we are here to share even more car crash statistics that may further shock you. Statistic #1: Distracted/Impaired Driving […]

MOVE OVER! (And other Traffic Laws in Louisiana you Need to Know)

If you plan on driving in Louisiana as a tourist or as a local, you should adhere to both local and national traffic laws. Tourists, especially, may be unaware of certain regulations that must be followed in Louisiana. In fact, not following these laws could result in serious personal injury. Don’t panic, though. Mike Brandner […]

 

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