Denied Social Security Disability? Now What? Should You Appeal or Just Apply Again?
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The letter comes in the mail and the first thing you see is "NOTICE OF DISAPPROVED CLAIM." You're not even sure what that means, but you figure it's not good. Have you applied for Social Security Disability but your SSDI claim has been DENIED? If so, you’re in the right place. As a New Orleans area disability attorney helping with Social Security claims nationwide, we help hard-working people in the same position as you every day. Social Security disability benefits can be an important tool for helping those struggling with the effects of a serious physical or mental handicap to ..read more
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Side-By-Side Rider's Wear Your Seatbelt – "Thank God We Had Our Seatbelts On"
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3d ago
There is just something fun and exhilarating about riding in a side-by-side.  A little mud-flinging, adrenaline-producing ride in the field or woods can do wonders for our psyche. Part four-wheeler, part Jeep - with a little motorcycle-wind in-your-face vibe and the freedom of not being stuck to a pre-defined pathway – side-by-sides offer respite from the stressful world around us. A recent crash reported by Internet personality Brianna Lapaglia with her beau, country superstar Zach Bryan, highlights the dangers of these all-terrain vehicles. In a recently posted Tiktok, Lapaglia recounts ..read more
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Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney After My Car Accident?
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3w ago
So a recent question we got from social media is, why do I even need a lawyer? Can I just handle this accident case on my own? My answer may surprise you. It's, yes, you might be able to. If your case is just property damages with minimal or no injury, you may be able to talk to the insurance company, the at-fault driver, and get a settlement that adequately compensates you for your loss. What I would typically say is, if you are injured to such an extent that you are seeking medical treatment over the course of weeks or months, or you have broken bones, you have a concussion, or other more se ..read more
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Can an Insurance Claim Be Reopened After a Settlement?
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1M ago
We just got an interesting call this week, and I thought it would make a great video because the question was one we do see often and it leaves us disappointed that this person didn't understand what was happening at the time, and there's nothing much we can do about it. Anyway, my name's Loyd Bourgeois, I'm a personal injury attorney with offices in Luling and Metairie Louisiana. And the question we received is, "Can I reopen my injury case?" And in this situation, this gentleman had been injured a number of years ago, and he resolved his claim about four years ago. And when we say resolved h ..read more
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What Happens To Your Social Security Disability Claim If You Die Before Approval?
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1M ago
As a Louisiana Social Security Disability Attorney, I am sometimes asked by claimants and others “What if I die before my SSDI application is approved?” While many of us do not like to think of such things, this question does have an answer. According to an interview with Social Security Commissioner Martin O’Malley, 30,000 people died while waiting for benefits in 2023. That is a staggering number. With the long wait times between initial applications and hearing decisions (or court decisions), if your claim is approved, there often are substantial back benefits due to you if and when yo ..read more
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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do In My Case?
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1M ago
So what exactly does an injury attorney do in my case? It's a great question. The answer can be very long and complex, but the short version of it is "We help bring your case to resolution." My name is Loyd Bourgeois, I'm an injury attorney, with offices in Luling and Metairie, Louisiana, where we compassionately fight for you to get the compensation you deserve after you've been injured. And it is a question that we're often asked, "So what exactly are you going to do in my case?" Our firm is going to do a number of things in just about every case. And then depending on the case, it may chang ..read more
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What is the Deadline to File a Lawsuit After a Wreck in Louisiana?
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2M ago
What is the statute of limitations for a car accident in Louisiana? In Louisiana, you generally have one year from the date of the accident or incident to file a personal injury lawsuit. This is known as the statute of limitations. This Louisiana Civil Code §3492 applies to all personal injury claims including those arising from car accidents. What is the prescription period in Louisiana? The term "prescription period" is often used interchangeably with "statute of limitations" in Louisiana law. They both refer to the deadline for filing a lawsuit which is one year from the date of the inciden ..read more
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2024 January/February "The Key Piece" Newsletter
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What To Do If You Are Injured in a Hit and Run Accident?
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3M ago
In Louisiana, a hit and run car accident is defined as an incident in which a driver involved in a collision with another vehicle, a pedestrian, or property flees the scene without stopping to provide their contact information, insurance details, or to offer aid to anyone who may be injured. Louisiana state law requires all drivers involved in an accident to stop at the scene, exchange information with the other party, and report the incident to the police, especially if there is significant damage or injuries. Failure to comply with these requirements constitutes a hit and run, which is a cri ..read more
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