Attorney Blog New Orleans, LA

New Covington Office

We now have a new office in Covington in order to serve the needs of those who have been injured around the north shore area. I am also joining forces with Gordon Herrin to form a new personal injury law firm. Our focus will be plaintiff’s work and personal injury litigation. We are combining our…

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18 Wheeler and Heavy Truck Accidents

18-Wheeler accidents in Louisiana affect thousands of lives each year. Louisiana’s thousands of miles of highways and byways are the perfect environment for an unsuspecting motorist to collide with an 18-wheeler or heavy weight truck. When these issues arise its important that you, the injured person, immediately contact the experienced attorney’s of the Law Office…

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Jones Act

The Jones Act governs the relationship between crewmembers and their employer aboard a ship.[1] The Jones Act was created in 1920 for two reasons, to protect the United States from foreign trade and to govern the relationship between crewmembers and their employers.  Before the Jones Act crewmembers had little recourse against employers for injuries sustained…

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Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that often has no possible treatment, taking a financial, physical, and emotional toll on you and your family. If you or a family member has been diagnosed with this incurable disease you will be facing a hard road, but you do not have to travel that road alone.  The…

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New Louisiana Licensing Laws for 2015

One of the changes we will be seeing in the upcoming year has do with new Louisiana licensing laws and how they will be affecting several industries. Among the faster growing industries in Louisiana is the sales and installation of solar energy equipment. It should come as no surprise to anyone in the construction trade…

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Understanding New Orleans Personal Injury Claims Requirements

It happens to the best of us. You find yourself involved in some type of personal injury claim through no fault of your own. It’s unfamiliar territory to most of us, and it should be. Even in the grand city of New Orleans personal injury claims can take up a lot of time and energy….

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Louisiana Medical Malpractice Attorney – Understanding Health Law

In the state of Louisiana medical malpractice attorney cases can vary. They can often include those that protect individuals from large institutions such as hospitals or corporations when they overreach what they can legally protect or have control over. They can stand as protection through a government agency when a corporation or organization tries to…

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New Orleans Personal Injury Claims and BP Oil

The latest news on probably the most important New Orleans personal injury claims cases the past few years is of course concerning BP Oil. News last week in the settlement case found it to be virtually without error. Even with this decision it looked like BP Oil might have another card up their sleeve with…

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BP Oil Spill Litigation Update: Audits and Worker Claims

New Orleans businesses that have been waiting patiently, or not, for information about the BP Oil Spill litigation finally might have some good news. Unfortunately for anyone who has filed for personal injury related to the BP oil spill litigation, not all the news is favorable. While these updates almost always seems to be a…

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Does BP Court Decision Change Liability in Louisiana?

he recent U.S court hearing has resulted in a BP court decision that may up the ante for any extraction industry when it comes to liability in Louisiana, not simply the oil industry itself. What this may mean for any liability cases when small business in Louisiana is impacted by these businesses may be up…

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A Thanksgiving Tradition in New Orleans

If you are like our office, Thanksgiving is a time for getting together with family. We are always grateful that we have family and the ability to have a traditional New Orleans Thanksgiving. But I know that not everyone has either the means or the family nearby. Luckily, there are several events that are a…

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Welcome to Kervin Young Personal Injury Blog

Today’s world is complicated. There are a number of ways that you may find yourself at one end or the other of a legal case involving personal injury. It could be a simple thing like your Aunt Edna slipping and falling on an icy sidewalk or a complicated personal injury case such as the many…

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