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February 2017 Archives

Reviewing examples of surgical errors

From prescribing the wrong medicine to errors involving anesthesia, there are many examples of medical professional negligence. In Bossier City, and across all parts of Louisiana, patients who are preparing for surgery or recently underwent a surgical operation may want to familiarize themselves with different types of surgical errors. When these errors occur, they can result in debilitating injuries and, in some cases, the loss of life.

Mother and children receive award after drunk driving accident

Louisiana residents who are involved in motor vehicle accidents might assume that the process of receiving their fair compensation should happen naturally and reasonably. Sadly, this is not always the case and people must work hard to ensure that their rights are properly protected and respected. An example of this can be seen in the case of a woman and her two children who were involved in an accident involving a drunk driver in 2012.

How an underage DWI can affect your teen's life

Your teen has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Whether your child has been on a downward slope or this caught you by complete surprise, you may worry about how a DWI charge will affect his or her future. Will it hinder educational and vocational opportunities? Will it harm your teen's emotional well-being, especially if others got hurt in the incident? Is it too late to steer your child back on track? While your concerns are valid, you do not need to give up hope. With the right approach, a DWI will not ruin your teen's life.

How to prevent man overboard fatality on commercial vessels

In Louisiana, the commercial fishing industry employs a wide range of dedicated workers. Accordingly, ensuring the safety of all those working aboard commercial vessels is crucial. Here at Jacqueline A. Scott & Associates, we are well acquainted with the types of risks commercial fishermen face on a daily basis. Such risks include man overboard accidents, which can lead to tragic consequences if the proper safety steps are not observed.

How can I have my criminal record expunged?

If you have a criminal record in Louisiana, you are no doubt aware of the lasting impact it can have on many different facets of your life. In this case, it may be worthwhile for you to look into having your record expunged. Doing so can remove the stigma associated with being arrested, as well as allow you to have a fresh start when it comes to employment and other important matters.

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