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If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you need the expert guidance of an experienced personal injury lawyer.

If safety equipment like a helmet fails in a motorcycle accident, you can sustain much more serious injuries than you otherwise would.

It can also complicate your effort to recover damages from an at-fault driver, because the other side can argue that the equipment manufacturer bears at least some of the liability for your injuries.

In some cases, the situation is egregious enough that you may need to pursue a product liability claim against the manufacturer of the faulty equipment.

In general, product liability actions aren’t considered ideal for clients, as they tend to take long periods to work through and can end up folded into class actions, which can deprive individual plaintiffs of control over their own case.

That said, it’s still important to evaluate all aspects of your accident and determine where fault lies and how to make you as whole as possible again.

If another party is responsible for injuries you sustained in a motorcycle accident in New Orleans, you have rights to compensation.

At The Gertler Law Firm, we help injured people get the resources they need to fully recover after an accident.

Call us today at 504-581-6411 and talk to an experienced New Orleans injury attorney for free.

Nursing home abuse and neglect cases are usually separate from medical malpractice cases, though there are instances where both claims are made as part of a lawsuit.

The standards of proof in a medical malpractice case are higher than in injury suits, so in most cases, lawsuits against nursing homes cite neglect or abuse rather than arguing medical malpractice.

There are exceptions, but from the client’s perspective, there are strong advantages to pursuing a case that is more likely to win, generally of shorter duration, and results in fair compensation for the injuries and losses sustained.

Nursing home neglect and abuse cases can result in awards for medical expenses, the costs of living with any disabilities or other long term effects of the abuse or neglect, pain and suffering that you experienced, and sometimes punitive awards meant to penalize the nursing home.

If you or your loved one are facing health problems or have suffered injuries related to nursing home abuse or neglect in New Orleans, you should consult with an experienced injury attorney to evaluate your case and make determinations about the best way to meet your needs.

At The Gertler Law Firm, we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000 in settlements and damage awards in our 30 years in New Orleans.

Call us today at 504-581-6411 for a free consultation with an experienced nursing home abuse and neglect attorney.

It’s always a good idea to take every precaution to protect the public after a dog bite in New Orleans.

Calling the police also lets you file a police report, so there’s an official record of the incident and the police officer will represent one eye witness to the injuries your child sustained from the dog bite.

You should also get appropriate medical treatment for your child right away, and then photograph the injuries as soon as possible.

These are all important pieces of evidence should you choose to pursue a claim against the dog’s owner when your child has been bitten by a dog.

In order to recoup medical expenses and plan for a future that may require additional therapies, surgeries, or treatments, it may be necessary to consult an experienced New Orleans dog bite attorney.

There are more than four million instances of dog bites every year in America, and in most cases, the injured parties don’t even realize they can recover damages.

But treating a dog bite injury can be extremely expensive, and homeowner’s insurance policies typically cover such incidents.

If your child has been bitten by a dog, take care of your child right away, and then call The Gertler Law Firm at 504-581-6411.

In our 30 years representing people in New Orleans who’ve been hurt by someone else’s carelessness, we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000 in settlements and damage awards.

No, juries don’t automatically side against motorcycle riders who’ve been hurt in an accident in New Orleans, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t need to present the strongest possible arguments if your case goes to trial.

Here’s some good news for you: most accident and injury cases don’t end up in a courtroom. They are typically settled out of court in a relatively short time frame.

The best way to achieve an optimal outcome is to develop a strong case that presents the facts of the incident clearly.

Witness statements, police reports, photographs of the scene, and other evidence must be compiled and put together in a way that tells the real story of what happened that caused you to become injured in the first place.

When this is done right, insurance companies usually choose to settle motorcycle injury cases and you’ll never have to go to court.

At The Gertler Law Firm, we’ve been representing people injured in motorcycle accidents in New Orleans for some 30 years.

In that time, we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000 in damage awards and settlements.

If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle accident in New Orleans, call us today at 504-581-6411 to talk to an experienced motorcycle accident attorney for free.

When patients in a nursing home, or their loved ones, complain to a nursing home administrator about problems at the facility, they are obligated to report the complaint to state regulators, who will then investigate the allegations.

At least, that’s how the process is supposed to work.

If you suspect that your nursing home complaints are falling on deaf ears and that the proper channels for resolution of problems aren’t being utilized, then you may need to take matters into your own hands.

Protecting our seniors living in residential care is a vital public interest.

When a nursing home displays signs of unsanitary conditions, inadequate staffing, poorly trained staff, or worse, actual evidence of neglect or abuse happening on the premises, it’s up to us to fight back for our loved ones.

When your complaints about conditions in a nursing home in New Orleans aren’t being listened to, get help from an experienced New Orleans nursing home neglect and abuse attorney right away.

At The Gertler Law Firm, we take nursing home abuse and neglect cases extremely seriously, and we fight not just for your loved one, but for all the patients in the facility.

When your loved one isn’t being properly cared for and the nursing home administration isn’t listening, call us at 504-581-6411 and talk to an experienced elder law attorney for free.

Generally, yes, if you are injured by a dog bite while working on a property and use workers compensation insurance to pay for treatment, that carrier can seek reimbursement when you win a damage claim against the dog owner.

This is true of private health insurance carriers as well, and even entities like Medicare.

While it may seem counterintuitive that you’d have to repay your health costs after a dog bite, it isn’t a reason to avoid seeking compensation for your injuries caused by a dog bite.

When you work with an experienced dog bite attorney in New Orleans, you stand the best chance of collecting full compensation for your injuries, including any medical treatments you may need in the future.

When people attempt to negotiate these cases on their own, they typically walk away with only a fraction of the full award possible, and are often stuck receiving bills from insurers that may exceed the award itself.

Don’t take chances when you’ve been bitten by a dog on the job in New Orleans.

The attorneys at The Gertler Law Firm have been helping people in New Orleans recover after injuries for nearly 30 years, and we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000 in settlements and awards in that time.

Call us today at 504-581-6411 for a free consultation with an experienced New Orleans dog bite attorney.

Yes, in the tragic situation where a person loses their life in a motorcycle accident in New Orleans, their spouse has standing to file a wrongful death suit to recover damages due to a motorcycle accident from an at-fault party, and more importantly, to hold that party accountable.

Some cases are clear cut, such as when the at-fault driver was drunk when the accident occurred.

Others may require further investigation and evidence gathering to build a compelling case that another party was engaged in reckless or negligent behavior that caused the fatal crash.

Anytime a person dies in a traffic accident, a family is left devastated and wondering how to put the pieces back together.

An experienced motorcycle accident attorney is a key player in these circumstances, who can provide objective, clear cut assistance and help you protect your family.

Under Louisiana law, families are entitled to recover damages categorized as “economic” and “noneconomic” losses.

Economic losses include funeral expenses, the loss of wages and benefits your spouse would have been entitled to over their earning life, medical bills associated with the accident, including emergency medical treatment, and more.

Noneconomic losses reflect the family’s loss of companionship, emotional support, and guidance that the deceased love one would have provided.

Cases like this are unbearably tragic, and your family deserves the best support possible as you take steps to rebuild your lives.

The attorneys at The Gertler Law Firm are experienced in motorcycle accident claims and wrongful death suits.

While you can never truly be made whole again, you can protect your family for the future.

Call 504-581-6411 for a free consultation today.

Stress fractures are a specific type of bone break that many older people are especially susceptible to as bones weaken with age.

In the adult population, stress fractures are especially common among runners, who can develop cracking in the bones of the legs or the feet from overuse.

When a person is older, even ordinary activity levels can lead to these painful fractures in bones.

Nursing home staff should be trained to monitor for indications that a resident may be suffering with new pains or suddenly limited mobility.

Beyond being painful, stress fractures will usually present with swelling in the affected area.

If your loved one’s nursing home missed these tell-tale signs of a stress fracture, you should take action right away.

Our senior loved ones should never have to suffer pain and immobility while under a nursing home’s care, or any other caregiver who is supposed to help them live as independently as possible.

If your loved one has been suffering with a stress fracture in a nursing home, contact an experienced nursing home neglect attorney to review the specifics of your case.

Remember that your loved one isn’t the only person who may be suffering from poor training, understaffing, and other elements of neglect or abuse.

Call The Gertler Law Firm today at 504-581-6411 and talk to an experienced nursing home neglect and abuse attorney for free.

Many people would rather skip the legal fees and time out of their schedules to meet with a lawyer about injury cases like dog bites, but the fact is that people who negotiate these settlements on their own typically end up with considerably less compensation than they obtain when they hire representation, even after attorney fees.

Research has shown that when people try to negotiate their own dog bite case with an insurer, they end up with a tiny fraction of their possible award, as little as 10-20%.

On the other hand, when people work with experienced injury attorneys who know dog bite law in New Orleans and Louisiana, even after you factor attorney fees in, you’ll walk away with as much as 80% of your potential award.

The difference can be tens of thousands of dollars, and there’s just no reason to leave that money lying on the table for fear of paying an attorney.

At The Gertler Law Firm, we’ve been helping people in New Orleans recover damage awards and settlements for nearly 30 years, and in that time we’ve helped our clients recover more than $100,000,000.

We are reliable, experienced, and trustworthy.

You can count on us to fight for the largest settlement or award available, and treat you fairly.

When you’ve been bitten by a dog in New Orleans, call us today at 504-581-6411 to talk to an experienced dog bite attorney for free.

It’s extremely unlikely that a motorcycle accident case in New Orleans would take years to resolve, but it is true that some cases are more complex than others.

There are elements of liability that have to be determined, as Louisiana is a state where both parties involved in a motorcycle accident may share liability, which can affect the size of the ultimate award.

Additionally, some cases begin with incorrect police reports that misstated eyewitness accounts or reflect a misunderstanding of what police are seeing at the scene.

In other cases, a person may have previous injuries that an insurance company can use as a basis to fight giving you fair compensation.

The fact is that every motorcycle accident injury case will have details that require an experienced attorney to present in the most compelling way.

While most injury cases are resolved in a matter of months, if you have concerns about the timeframe in which your case may play out, the team at The Gertler Law Firm can help you realistically assess the issues and understand the probabilities.

All of our initial consultations are free, and require no obligation from you.

If you’ve been hurt in a motorcycle accident in New Orleans, don’t wait to get the legal help you need.

Call 504-581-6411 to talk to an experienced New Orleans motorcycle accident attorney for free.