Louisiana Ranked in Top 10 for Worst Roads

If you’ve driven for any length of time in Louisiana, you’ve probably noticed the poor state of our roads. In fact, a new study has found that Louisiana is the second-worst state in the country as far as quality of roads is concerned, behind only Rhode Island. Our poor road quality doesn’t help when it…

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Car Accident Caused by Highway Defect Results in Paraplegia

The experienced car accident lawyers at Gordon McKernan recently secured a large settlement for a client whose accident was the result of a highway defect. Our client suffered devastating spinal cord injuries and was left partially paralyzed after the incident. An accident like this one is made more tragic by the fact that it was…

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Infants Fall into Apartment Complex Pool, Resulting in Catastrophic Injury

Our team of premises liability lawyers at Gordon McKernan recently filed suit on behalf of a family dealing with the devastating aftermath of their two infant children falling into a pool at an apartment complex. One child was the victim of catastrophic brain injury who unfortunately passed away, and the sister is now quadriplegic due…

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What Types of Car Accidents Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Car accidents are, unfortunately, very common in the United States. There are many causes that contribute to car crashes, such as distracted driving, impaired driving, and many more. While a good percentage of traffic accidents are accidental and result in minor and non-life-threatening outcomes, there are plenty that leads to more life-altering results, such as…

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Truck Wreck on I-12 Kills Driver in Resulting Blaze

On Wednesday, February 24, near the Hammond exit of I-12, a semi-truck caught fire after striking the cable barrier at the side of the highway.  The driver was killed as a result of the blaze.  An investigation into the wreck’s cause is still ongoing, but this tragedy is a stark reminder of how important it…

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Several Injured in the Marathon Plant Explosion

This past Monday, February 21, 2022, workers at Marathon refinery in Garyville were impacted by an on-site explosion at about 9:30 am, which led to a fire. Luckily, the fire was quickly extinguished and all employees and contract workers were accounted for, but six employees were mildly injured by the blast and resulting blaze. In…

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