distracted driving vehicle accidents

Common Causes of Distracted Driving Vehicle Accidents

Operating a motor vehicle requires a driver’s full and undivided attention. Drivers injure other motorists across Louisiana and the U.S. by taking their eyes of the road to use their smart phones, causing in distracted driving vehicle accidents. Even a brief glance away from the road can have devastating results. The American Automobile Association reported…

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Louisiana alimony

What to Know About Alimony Louisiana (“Spousal Support”)

Spousal support, often referred to as “alimony,” are payments that a spouse commonly seeks during Louisiana divorce proceedings. Proving or disproving a spouse’s need for spousal support and the other spouse’s ability to pay it, are complicated legal issues that should be left to experienced family law attorneys to handle. What Does Alimony Mean in…

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$1.4 MILLION Truck Accident Settlement – Russell Law Firm

$1,400,000 in Recoveries for Trucking Accident Claims Russell Law Firm successfully attained $1,400,000 worth in recoveries for its client, in connection with a trucking accident. Since the weight of most tractor trailers is upward of 80,000 pounds, when a tractor trailer that heavy impacts a smaller passenger vehicle during a truck accident, the force of…

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Peace of Mind with a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents involving injuries or deaths are common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that approximately 89,000 motorcycle accidents occurred in 2017 alone, with nearly 5,000 resulting in one or more deaths. That doesn’t include the much larger number of people who sustain significant injuries. If you’re a motorcyclist, having a motorcycle accident…

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DWI in Baton Rouge: The Basics

If you are charged with a DWI in Baton Rouge or elsewhere in Louisiana, you’re at risk of losing your license, a large fine, and more. The fact of the matter is, even if it is your first DWI offense, the consequences are intended to be harsh. It’s no secret that drunk drivers kill or…

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

If you or a family member has been in a collision with a truck, and especially a big-rig, box truck, or another type of large commercial vehicle, it’s time to contact a truck accident lawyer. It’s very likely your best and only chance of receiving the compensation you and your family need and deserve. Trucking…

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Your Rights as an Uber Passenger

Every day, thousands upon thousands of Uber rides are successfully completed around the country; however, like any service, accidents and other unfortunate incidents may cause harm to passengers and, when they do, the Russell Law Firm wants Uber passengers to be aware of their rights. Generally speaking, passengers should be able to depend on the…

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How Our Personal Injury Lawyers Help Car Wreck Victims

How Our Personal Injury Lawyers Help Car Wreck Victims Contrary to common misconceptions, most car wreck victims don’t immediately seek-out a personal injury lawyer following a car wreck. Nearly all of those that I’ve represented during my legal career, initially made extensive and reasonable efforts towards resolving their claims with insurance companies; without engaging a personal injury…

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