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Louisiana Citizens Can Create a Digital Driver’s License for Free Until the End of May

Louisiana Citizens Can Create a Digital Driver’s License for Free Until the End of May

Recently, thanks to a state partnership with Evoc, Louisiana drivers can obtain a free digital driver’s license. Evoc, the company that also created LA Wallet, is offering free digital licenses to all Louisiana citizens until the end of May, 2019. What is a Digital Driver’s License? A digital driver’s license, or digital ID, is essentially […]

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IVC Filters – What You Should Know

IVC Filters – What You Should Know

Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are cone-shaped devices that are used to prevent blood clots from traveling from the IVC, a major vein, into the lungs. Originally introduced in 1979, a temporary and retrievable version of the filter gained approval from the FDA in the early 2000s. By 2012, around 259,000 patients had used the […]

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I was in an Accident with a Driver in a Borrowed Car. What Now?

I was in an Accident with a Driver in a Borrowed Car. What Now?

It is becoming more and more common that the driver of a car may not own it. With a plethora of car renting apps, from ZipCar to Maven, rental services such as Enterprise, and cases in which a person borrows a friend or family member’s car, the person behind the wheel may not be listed […]

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Bayer AG and J&J Agree to Large Settlement in Xarelto Case

Bayer AG and J&J Agree to Large Settlement in Xarelto Case

Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson’s subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals recently reached a $775 million settlement over their drug Xarelto. This settlement resolves the thousands of state and federal cases pending against the companies. What is Xarelto and What are its Dangers? Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is a blood-thinning medication that was jointly developed by Bayer AG and […]

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Who is Eligible for Compensation Under the Jones Act After a Workplace Injury?

Who is Eligible for Compensation Under the Jones Act After a Workplace Injury?

The maritime industry is central to both the economic and cultural growth of Louisiana. This means that lawmakers and the courts go to great lengths to protect the individuals who work hard in this industry. The Jones Act is one of these measures that goes toward protecting the rights and lives of mariners. What is […]

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Jury Finds Monsanto’s Roundup was a “Substantial Factor” in Causing a California Man’s Cancer

Jury Finds Monsanto’s Roundup was a “Substantial Factor” in Causing a California Man’s Cancer

A federal jury in the United States District Court in San Francisco found that Monsanto’s popular weed killer Roundup played a role in causing a California man’s cancer. As part of the first phase in the case, the six-member jury came to a unanimous verdict that Roundup was a “substantial factor” in causing Edwin Hardeman’s […]

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