Personal Injury Law News

The Longshore Act and The Jones Act

Keith Saltzman - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Maritime laws are complicated and, legally speaking, quite different from worker’s compensations law. If you’ve been injured, you need the services of qualified maritime attorneys like Anderson, Dozier, Blanda & Saltzman.  Text

5 Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Avoid Settlement

Keith Saltzman - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Getting injured through someone else’s negligence is bad enough.

Getting cheated out of your fair settlement makes it even worse.


How Fast Can We Settle Your Personal Injury Claim?

Keith Saltzman - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

"I want to put this behind me." Text

When to Call an Offshore Crane Accident Attorney

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, December 08, 2016

Working with cranes is dangerous. That's why the job requires lots of training and adherence to strict OSHA regulations regarding personal protective equipment and procedures.  Text

What is Product Liability?

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, October 27, 2016

If you've been following the news lately, you may have heard of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that have become infamous for catching fire due to faulty batteries. 

Before being discontinued for good, the phones were responsible for starting fires in people's homes and in user's pockets, and most recently they have been banned on board commercial airliners. Still, despite the recall and damage control done by Samsung, the company could be under fire (no pun intended) for violations of product liability law. 


Have You Been Injured By An Intoxicated Driver?

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, October 13, 2016

No one ever expects that they'll one day be involved in a car accident caused by a drunk driver, but in the state of Louisiana, these types of incidents are unfortunately an all too common occurrence. Drunk driving accidents can and have resulted in serious physical harm to other motorists, including but not limited to broken bones, head trauma, cuts and lacerations, spinal damage, back and neck damage, trauma to one or multiple internal organs, and death.


18 Wheeler Accident Settlements

Keith Saltzman - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Did you know that there are more than 500,000 accidents involving large commercial vehicles, such as 18-wheelers, annually in the United States? Every year, thousands of Americans are killed due to the negligence of trucking companies and their drivers. In fact, 18-wheeler trucks and tractor-trailers are responsible for one out of every eight fatalities in automotive accidents across the 50 states.


Premises Liability in Louisiana

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, September 15, 2016

When someone enters another person's property, there's a reasonable expectation that they won't get injured while there. This is the basis of the legal concept of "premises liability" - that is, as a property owner, you are responsible for maintaining a safe environment for others.


Personal Injury Law in Lafayette: What to Know

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, August 25, 2016

Personal injury law – also known as tort law – can be difficult to understand because it encompasses so many different kinds of accidents and incidents. The goal of personal injury litigation is to ensure you receive damages after being hurt by another person’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing. Here, we’ll answer common questions about personal injury law in Lafayette, so you’re better prepared to pursue a case if you suffer personal injury.   


Offshore Injury Attorney Services

Keith Saltzman - Thursday, August 11, 2016

It can be a trying and difficult time if you sustain an injury while working on an offshore vessel. Not only are you dealing with medical procedures and time missed from work, but you also want to make sure you’re getting fairly compensated by the vessel’s owner for your suffering. 

It’s important to understand the types of injuries and legal statutes that give you legal standing to recover damages.
Here, we’ll discuss how various acts and laws designed to provide you recourse if you’re injured while working on a maritime vessel in Louisiana