Now that COVID-19 restrictions are to be 100% lifted for NOLA businesses, many feel that it is time to cut loose and relax in The Big Easy. Unfortunately, the reduction of restrictions does not also equate to a reduction of people suffering an injury because of another person’s negligence. In fact, depending on the severity […]
The 5th of May is one of the most festive of all holidays celebrated in the United States. And with most New Orleans businesses now able to return to full capacity—as long as they have enough room to allow six feet of social distancing—locals and visitors alike may feel excited to have some fun after […]
Staycations and holidays are popular reasons to book a hotel room in Louisiana. Or, perhaps you commonly travel for work. Either way, hotels are a place to relax and unwind after a long day of work or a fun day of touring. That restful atmosphere can swiftly change when a personal injury happens. If you […]
According to the Center for Analytics and Research in Transportation Safety (CARTS), there were at least 13,529 car accidents in Louisiana caused by distracted driving in 2020. Of that number at least 4,293 resulted in injuries, and thousands more caused property damage. While the first thing many of us think of when we hear distracted […]
Construction zone accidents are on the rise. According to the Federal Highway Work Zone Management Program, fatal crashes in work zones increased by 11 percent between 2018 and 2019. Tragically nearly one quarter of all fatal work zone crashes in 2019 involved avoidable rear-end collisions Given this significant increase in accidents, you or a loved […]
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.
New Orleans is well known for its festive Mardi Gras celebrations and its colorful French Quarter. Further, filled with exquisite restaurants and upbeat jazz music, New Orleans is a popular tourist destination. However, with COVID-19 restrictions, many people are heading outdoors to enjoy the many tranquil outdoor destinations found in New Orleans. That’s right. There […]
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), more than 5.3 million adults and children in the United States have a permanent brain injury-related disability. This is equivalent to about one in every sixty people living with a TBI. Head trauma can result from car accidents, sports-related injuries, […]
As Louisiana prepares to “spring forward” yet again, you might pay little attention to this odd yearly ritual, other than a moment of annoyance at losing an hour of sleep. The truth, though, is that the time change has more of an impact on our lives than most people realize.
Ah, the open road. Many New Orleans motorcycle accident lawyers are motorcycle enthusiasts themselves; they know that Louisiana is a great place to ride your motorcycle year-round. But the call of the ride is especially enjoyable as winter comes to an end and springtime approaches. At Mike Brander Injury Attorneys, our personal injury lawyers have […]