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When someone is injured in an accident in Louisiana, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

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Louisiana Judicial Branch - Court System

The judicial branch's power is vested in a Supreme Court, courts of appeal, district courts, and other courts including family courts, parish courts, and justice of the peace courts.  The judicial branch is responsible for administering the laws of the state and resolving legal conflicts. It includes the court system, comprising of Family and Juvenile Courts, the Clerk of Court, District Courts, District Attorneys, the Sheriff's office, coroners, Circuit Courts, Courts of Appeal, and the Louisiana Supreme Court.  

The Pro Bono Project - Louisiana

The Pro Bono Project’s continuing mission is to provide free, quality civil legal services to the underserved members of our community. Our work today is as important as at any time in our twenty-seven year history.  By engaging volunteer attorneys, paralegals, law students, and private citizens to render pro bono services, The Pro Bono Project serves clients in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes who otherwise might not have access to the civil legal help they need.

Louisiana Association for Justice - State Trial Lawyers

  Louisiana Association for Justice (LAJ) is the preeminent organization in Louisiana advancing the mission of trial lawyers to promote justice for the workplace, a clean environment, and quality and affordable health care for all Americans. Trial lawyers seek fairness in the courts for the aggrieved and injured. Trial lawyers seek to uphold the honor and dignity of the civil justice system and the legal profession.

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

About 60 percent of the world uses some version of civil law; about 40 percent relies on a form of common law. LSU Law gives its students extensive study in both common and civil law.  All LSU Law graduates receive a Juris Doctor and students may also earn the optional Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in recognition of extensive, optional coursework in the civil law. LSU Law Center’s curriculum requires six semesters.  An optional summer school is also available. Many students choose to spend summers studying in LSU Law’s program in Lyon, France. Because of the constant presence of two law systems, a comparative environment and an international flavor characterize the campus.

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New Orleans, LA
Accident Date: 
Tue, 01/14/2014

The east side of Elysian Fields Avenue at Treasure Street will be closed for several hours Wednesday following a traffic accident that toppled a pole, NOPD said. Treasure Street in the 7th Ward for an estimated 4 to 5 hours Wednesday (Jan.