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Common Causes of Spinal Injuries and How a Lawyer Can Help

stethoscope A spinal injury can lead to devastating consequences, including a loss of mobility and quality of life. In some cases, the damage can be so extensive that it can require around-the-clock care. This type of injury can also result in enormous medical expenses, as well as other costs associated with accommodating accessibility in and out of the home. If you or a loved one suffered a catastrophic spinal injury due to the negligence of another person or company, you may be able to obtain compensation for your suffer... Read more

National Birth Defects Awareness Month

childrens-feet-883100_1920 National Birth Defects Awareness Month is an annual observation that occurs in January. It is a time to reflect on one of the most crushing types of tragedies that anyone can face and to provide support to those affected. A Major Problem A baby is born with a major birth defect every 4.5 minutes in the U.S. Birth defects are the leading cause of death among infants in our country and account for approximately 20 percent of all deaths within a baby’s first year. For those who... Read more

Planning for Retirement

write-593333_1920 Whether you are simply transitioning from full-time employment to part-time work or you are getting ready to enter full-blown retirement, having a thorough plan will be key to getting the most out of your remaining years.  Figuring out exactly what type of retirement you want is an important step to doing just that — even though making a plan and sticking to it can be challenging, it will be the best way of ensuring things go as smoothly as possible. Define Your Objectives Take some time to spell out how you wan... Read more

When to Contact a Lawyer for Your Flood Insurance Claim

Insurance policy Louisiana has seen its share of tragic flooding events in recent years, and millions of people have had to deal with high water on their property and in their homes. While you would think your flood insurance carrier would be helpful during this type of event, the unfortunate truth is that many flood insurance claims are reduced drastically or denied entirely. If you ever have problems with your insurance company after a flood, the Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm may be able to help. How Flood Insurance... Read more

Types of Product Liability Claims

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Each year, whether due to manufacturing defects, misleading marketing or one of several other issues, many people in our country are harmed by dangerous products — which results in serious injury or even death in some instances. If you have suffered harm, you may be able to file a product liability lawsuit. These are just a few of the kinds of products that can lead to legal action. Products Designed for Children Thousands of children are seriously hurt each yea... Read more