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Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys Opens Zachary Law Firm


Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is proud to announce our newest office has opened in Zachary, LA. The Zachary law office is our tenth location in Louisiana. With local staffed offices in Gonzales and Denham Springs, we saw the need to continue extending our services for our clients in the greater Baton Rouge area. We are excited to build relationships with …

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What Can Cause a Big Truck Accident?


Big truck accidents happen often among drivers on major transportation hubs, and the results are usually no less than devastating. The effects of an accident with an 18-wheeler can be extreme when compared to a wreck involving another ordinary vehicle. In terms of a big truck or big rig, we mean 18-wheelers, dump trucks, chemical trucks, tractor-trailers, flatbeds, delivery trucks, …

Historic Cases, Local Resources to Commemorate African American History Month


Black History Month or National African American History Month is observed throughout February. During this time, we remember the contributions and achievements of African Americans in our nation’s history. The law has been a powerful avenue for change, creating society as we know it now. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) began shifting the law for African Americans. This landmark decision upheld …

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Gordon McKernan Answers Car Wreck FAQs


At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we have handled over 117 cases with a verdict or settlement of over $1 million each. Our firm has been able to help many people across Louisiana, and with over 300 years of combined experience, we have received many common questions related to car wreck cases. Read more to find answers for your important questions …

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys Hosts 2018 Bike Giveaway


Each year, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys looks forward to celebrating the holidays with our local communities during the firm’s annual bike giveaway. In 2018, we gave over 450 free bikes, Xboxes and Christmas gifts across the following cities we serve: Baton Rouge: 104 bikes, 5 Xboxes and other presents for various families Lafayette: 95 bikes Shreveport: 103 bikes Lake Charles: …

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Dangers of Holiday Drunk Driving


As the holiday season approaches, we await the rush of festivities and excitement that comes along with this cheery time of year. Holiday parties quickly book your calendar, where it’s almost expected to indulge in pumpkin pie and holiday cocktails. In the midst of all the fun spent with loved ones or baking your favorite holiday treat, this inviting season …

Submissions Open for Bike Giveaway 2018


We’re kicking off the most wonderful time of the year with our annual bike giveaway! Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys will be giving away 450 bicycles across separate events in Alexandria, Shreveport, Monroe, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Hammond, and Baton Rouge. Participants are welcome to submit a form online now through Dec. 12 to be entered in the giveaway (Baton Rouge and …

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“Ride for a Cure” Provides Over 2,000 FREE Bus Rides


On Monday, October 15, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys provided over 2,000 FREE bus rides during Ride for a Cure in Baton Rouge and Shreveport. Bus fares paid by Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys will be matched in donations to Susan G. Komen and American Cancer Society for awareness, treatment, and research for breast cancer and other types of cancer. In Baton …

“Ride for a Cure” to Match Free Bus Rides in Donations


We’ve all been affected by cancer. Ride for a Cure is a team effort to support Susan G. Komen and the American Cancer Society so that someday, no family will lose a loved one to cancer. Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, Shreveport Area Transit System (SporTran), Capital Area Transit System (CATS), and Lamar Advertising Company have partnered with Susan G. Komen …

Why Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?


The law is a complicated system that requires expertise and know-how. The consequences of trying to handle the big insurance companies on your own with the potential of court costs may end up costing more than hiring a lawyer in the first place. Having a skilled, experienced attorney can help assure that your case goes smoothly. Hiring Legal Help for …