Your Guide to Safe Driving During a Hurricane

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Hurricane season is upon us, and while we hope for the best, it’s always wise to prepare for the worst. Driving during a hurricane can be extremely dangerous, but with the right precautions, you can be prepared to better protect yourself and your loved ones. Here are some essential tips for driving during hurricane season.…

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The Difference Between Driving a Big Rig Truck vs. Driving a Car

Cars and big rigs may both be forms of transportation on our roads, but driving them is a completely different experience. With their massive size and weight, big rigs present a unique set of challenges for drivers. These challenges impact everything from how the vehicle handles to how far it takes to stop. Understanding these…

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Staying Safe on Louisiana Roads: A July Crash Analysis

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As we celebrate the Fourth of July and enjoy the height of summer, it’s essential to remain safe on the roads. Louisiana experienced a significant number of crashes in July 2023. Understanding these statistics can help us take precautions and stay safe. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we are here to support you and ensure…

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The Dangers of Louisiana Truck Driver Fatigue

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The long hours and demanding schedules of the trucking industry can take a toll on drivers’ well-being. Many truck drivers develop chronic sleep deprivation and fatigue, putting themselves and others on the road at risk. A 2023 study on Truck Driver Health found that about 38% of commercial truck drivers reported feeling sleepy or fatigued…

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The Importance of Having an Accident Report When Involved in a Collision

Accidents can happen when we least expect them. The moments following a collision can be overwhelming, and calling the police might not be the first thing on your mind. However, at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we want to stress the importance of having an accident report when you’re involved in a car accident. Here’s why:…

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Navigating June’s Road Hazards: A Louisiana Crash Analysis

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As we gear up for the summer months, it’s crucial to recognize the heightened risks on the roads during certain times of the year. Unfortunately, June poses its own set of challenges when it comes to road safety. According to data from the Louisiana State University Center for Analytics and Research in Transportation Safety, June…

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Free Entry: Gordon McKernan Night Returns with the Baton Rouge Rougarou

We’re excited to announce that Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is partnering with the Baton Rouge Rougarou for the second consecutive year to bring you an unforgettable evening! Mark your calendars for Gordon McKernan Night on Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m., at Pete Goldsby Field. Last year’s Gordon McKernan Night was a resounding success, filled…

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LSU QB Garrett Nussmeier Takes Over Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we believe in building strong relationships not only with our clients but also with our partners. Recently, we had the pleasure of hosting Garrett Nussmeier, quarterback for the LSU Tigers and a valued Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partner of our firm. Garrett’s visit was packed with excitement and a…

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225 Bulletin Board Winners: Gordon Gives and Tan Cares Celebrate Louisiana’s Teachers

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week, Louisiana! As we celebrate this special week, we’re thrilled to announce our first 225 Bulletin Board winners, David Aguillard and Sammetria Martin. Our community members nominated these individuals for their outstanding service and dedication to Louisiana’s youth. Meet the Winners David Aguillard is a music teacher at St George Catholic School.…

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Navigating May’s Road Hazards: A Louisiana Crash Analysis

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As we prepare for summer, it’s crucial to acknowledge the sobering reality that certain times of the year pose increased risks on the roads. Unfortunately, the month of May carries its own set of challenges when it comes to road safety. According to data sourced from the Louisiana State University Center for Analytics and Research…

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Top 6 Companies Making Self-Driving Trucks in 2024

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While recent self-driving car offerings from Tesla, GM, Waymo, and the like are getting all the headlines, the autonomous vehicles most likely to be ready for prime time soon are autonomous trucks.  That’s right—within a few years, you could be driving down the highway next to a fully automated tractor-trailer or one that’s part of…

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Swinging for Success: SLU Lady Lions Chloe Magee and Bailey Krolczyk Sign NIL Deal with Gordon McKernan

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We’re excited to team up with Southeastern Softball standouts Chloe Magee and Bailey Krolczyk in our first-ever Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) agreement with student-athletes from Southeastern Louisiana University. Chloe Magee Chloe, a rising star from Watson, Louisiana, embodies the spirit of resilience and leadership that we hold dear at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys. As…

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Gordon McKernan Launches Annual Gordon’s Grads Giveaway Contest 

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Ready to kickstart your post-graduation plans with a brand-new laptop? We’ve got you covered! Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is back with our annual Gordon’s Grads Giveaway, designed exclusively for graduating seniors across Louisiana. Contestants are asked to submit a 300+ word essay or a 1+ minute long video answering the following prompt: Tell us why…

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Gordon McKernan Unveils Dynamic Billboard Featuring LSU Golfer Latanna Stone

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We’re thrilled to announce the latest addition to Baton Rouge’s skyline: a dynamic billboard that not only showcases an innovative design but also pays homage to the remarkable talent and achievements of Louisiana’s student athletes. The billboard, featuring Latanna Stone, a standout golfer from LSU, represents our ongoing commitment to celebrating and supporting local athletics.…

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Lucky No. 8: Gordon McKernan Joins Forces with Tigers Baseball’s Hayden Travinski in Latest NIL Deal

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We’re thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with Tigers Baseball catcher and first baseman, Hayden Travinski. Trusting the Process The Shreveport native joined the Tigers’ 2019 recruiting class but injuries marred his career during his first three seasons. Despite facing hardships throughout the years, Hayden has demonstrated he is a tremendous competitor who doesn’t shy…

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Spring Forward Safely: Navigating the Roads on Daylight Saving Time

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As the clock springs forward every spring, your morning wake-up call isn’t the only thing to consider. While a later sunrise offers more time for summer fun, it can carry significant consequences on the road. Losing just one hour of sleep can turn routine activities into hazardous endeavors. Drowsy Driving Research has shown that darker…

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Introducing Our New NIL Partner: LSU Baseball Star Josh Pearson

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Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys recently welcomed LSU Baseball’s Josh Pearson to our team of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partners. A Rising Star from West Monroe Hailing from West Monroe, Josh isn’t your average baseball player. As a junior with exceptional talent, Josh played a pivotal role in LSU’s journey to the 2023 national title…

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Highlighting Heroes: Launching the Gordon Gives Tan Cares 225 Bulletin Board

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We’re thrilled to launch the Gordon Gives Tan Cares Bulletin Board, a collaborative initiative between Gordon McKernan and broadcast superstar LaTangela Fay. This project aims to celebrate the outstanding contributions of teachers who make a significant impact within and beyond the classroom. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we’re committed to supporting the Baton Rouge community.…

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Leap into Legal Awareness: Navigating the Law on Leap Day

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February 29 is more than just a weird day to have a birthday. There are many traditions guided by leap day, but have you considered the legal loopholes that come with this every-four-year surprise? In Louisiana, statutes of limitations play a critical role in defining the timeframe for initiating legal proceedings. As we embrace the…

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A Winning Catch: Alex Milazzo and Gordon McKernan Team Up for NIL Partnership

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Gordon McKernan has sealed a Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) deal with LSU Baseball star Alex Milazzo. The standout catcher joins the G Team just as the 2024 season kicks off. A product of Zachary, Louisiana, Alex earned his degree in sport administration from LSU in December 2023. Entering his fifth season with the Tigers,…

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Celebrate with Safety: Louisiana Mardi Gras Crash Analysis

As Mardi Gras approaches, communities across Louisiana eagerly anticipate the vibrant parades, lively celebrations, and colorful festivities that define this beloved holiday. However, amidst the joy and excitement, it’s crucial to recognize and address the potential dangers that accompany the festivities, particularly on our roads. Analyzing the Numbers: Mardi Gras in Focus Data from Louisiana…

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Ignoring Detour Signs: Over 200 Warnings and Tickets Issued to Big Truck Drivers on I-20

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At the center of Louisiana’s bustling highway network, a major detour is causing frustration and confusion. As the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) carries out important construction on Interstate 20, a key route for transport, truck drivers are facing a challenging situation. They’re not only trying to find their way on the road but also…

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Breaking New Ground: Gordon McKernan Announces NIL Deal with Tigers Basketball Guard Jordan Wright

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We’re thrilled to share a slam dunk announcement—Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is proud to welcome LSU’s Men’s Basketball guard, Jordan Wright, to our all-star lineup! In a historic move, we’ve sealed the deal on an exciting Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partnership, making Jordan the first men’s basketball student-athlete to join our esteemed roster of…

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On Your Marks, Get Set, Get Gordon: Gordon McKernan Signs NIL Deal with Track Star Alia Armstrong

We’re thrilled to share a development in our ongoing commitment to supporting student-athletes. Alia Armstrong, a sprinter for Louisiana State University’s track and field team, joins fellow sprinter Sean “Squirrel” Burrell as our newest Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partner. Following Footsteps Alia’s journey in the world of track and field commenced at St. Katharine…

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Gordon McKernan Introduces “Riding with G” Interview Series with Kim Mulkey

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We’re excited to introduce a new chapter at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys – the launch of our latest interview series, “Riding with G.” Following the success of our “Grubbin’ with G” podcast series, this new interview series takes inspiration from James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke. The first episode kicks off with none other than Kim Mulkey…

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Good Things Come in Threes at Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

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Have you noticed our new, “Good Things Come in 3s,” billboard while navigating the streets of Louisiana? You may recognize the friendly faces of Ellie and Penny, our cherished furry friends, sharing the spotlight with a mysterious third marked by a playful question mark. But beyond the intrigue of a new furry companion, this message…

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New Year, Same Headshot: Gordon McKernan’s Headshot Legacy

As we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, we’re excited to share our New Year’s billboard. This year’s installment takes a playful jab at a constant in our law firm’s advertising over the past 12 years – Gordon McKernan’s unchanging headshot. However, beyond the humor, the billboard conveys a core message that…

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New Year, Same Roads: A Louisiana New Year Crash Analysis

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As we approach the festive season, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys feels compelled to shed light on an aspect that often takes a backseat amidst the joyous celebrations – road safety. Our commitment to the well-being of our community extends beyond legal representation, and we find it essential to share insights from the Louisiana State University’s…

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Gordon McKernan’s 3D Billboard Spreads Holiday Magic in Baton Rouge

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Get ready to spice up your commute through Baton Rouge because our 3D billboard has undergone a festive transformation that is sure to warm hearts and spread Christmas cheer. A Grand Christmas Spectacle Standing tall at 16 feet and weighing 200 pounds, the realistic foam cutout of Gordon McKernan has taken on a jolly appearance,…

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Navigating the Holiday Roads: A Louisiana Christmas Crash Analysis

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and spending quality moments with loved ones. However, amidst the festive spirit, it’s crucial to recognize the potential dangers that come with increased traffic during this time. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we believe in providing valuable insights to keep our community safe. With the help…

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Spreading Cheer and Safety with Christmas-Themed Billboards

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In the spirit of Christmas, our latest creative endeavor aims to bring a touch of Christmas magic to the streets of Louisiana. As we gear up for the holiday season, our marketing team has been hard at work, brainstorming ideas that are not only fun but also resonate with the familiar warmth and joy of…

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Spreading Joy and Gratitude with the Annual Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, the holiday season is not just a time for festivities but also a time for giving back to our clients. This year, our attorneys continued the heartwarming tradition of the Annual Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway, a special initiative that reflects some of our firm’s core values. In the spirit of gratitude…

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Gordon McKernan Joins Forces with Harold Blood Jr. for Bayou Classic Celebration

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In anticipation of the upcoming 50th Annual Bayou Classic showdown between Southern University and Grambling State University, we’re thrilled to share our exciting collaboration with Southern University quarterback and Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partner, Harold Blood Jr. As a firm deeply rooted in our community, we are honored to support Blood and the Southern…

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A Heartfelt Triumph: Gordon McKernan Billboard Design Competition Winner Pays Tribute to a Little Hero

We’re delighted to announce that the first-place winning design of our Billboard Design Competition has now graced billboards across the state. Moreover, the heartfelt story that inspired its creation is heavy on our minds as we observe Epilepsy Awareness Month this November. First-place winner, Madisyn McLean, crafted the winning design on her iPad. The design…

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Breaking Stereotypes: Gordon McKernan Welcomes LSU Cheerleader Kyla Hebert to NIL Family

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In our continued journey to support student-athletes, we are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys family – LSU cheerleader Kyla Hebert. This exciting development represents not just another Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) deal but a significant stride towards breaking stereotypes and fostering inclusivity in the world of sports.…

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Gordon McKernan Launches Annual Bike Giveaway Event

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Happy Holidays! We’ve launched our annual Bike Giveaway event, which will provide 488 FREE bikes in seven different cities across Louisiana.  This year marks our firm’s eleventh annual Bike Giveaway event. What started out as a 94-bicycle giveaway in the Greater Baton Rouge area has since expanded to communities in Lafayette, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Shreveport,…

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Stay Alert and Stay Safe: Drowsy Driving Week

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The National Sleep Foundation recognizes Drowsy Driving Week 2023 from November 5 to 11. This observation reminds us of the importance of being alert and well-rested behind the wheel. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we are committed to promoting road safety and preventing accidents. Here are some valuable insights to help you understand and combat the risks…

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Stay Safe this Halloween with Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys’ Top Tips

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Amidst all the excitement surrounding Halloween, it’s important to prioritize safety to ensure that everyone has a fantastic and injury-free Halloween. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we care about your well-being, and that’s why we’ve put together this guide of Halloween safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe. Costume Safety Costumes are…

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How to Determine Your Compensation After a Truck Wreck

Truck wrecks can result in life-altering consequences. When you’ve been injured in such an incident, it’s essential to understand how compensation is determined. Several factors come into play when assessing the amount of compensation you may receive The Extent of Your Injuries One of the most significant factors influencing the compensation you’ll receive after a…

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Gordon McKernan: Following His Father’s Footsteps to Personal Injury Law

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we stand as a beacon of legal excellence in personal injury representation. Our founder, Gordon McKernan, and the story of how he became a lawyer reflects the deep values and unwavering commitment we uphold at our firm. Family Ties When it comes to success, there are many paths to embark…

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Gordon McKernan’s Journey into NIL Partnerships

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The world of college sports has seen a significant shift with the introduction of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) opportunities for student-athletes. Amid this exciting shift, Gordon McKernan quickly established himself as one of the state’s largest supporters of NIL. But why did Gordon decide to enter the NIL space? One of our teammates recently…

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Gordon McKernan Honors Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour Movie with Billboards 

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we don’t just speak the language of law, we also know how to sing it. We’re celebrating the release of Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour movie by covering Louisiana’s highways and interstates with Taylor Swift-inspired billboards, a visual ode to Taylor’s Fearless journey. In August, we introduced the Get Gordon…

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Three Car Wreck Tips from a Louisiana Personal Injury Attorney

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Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, both physically and emotionally. In the aftermath of a collision, it’s crucial to protect your rights and well-being. To help you navigate this challenging situation, here are three important car wreck tips from your trusted Louisiana personal injury attorney, Gordon McKernan. Do not give any recorded statements to the…

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Helicopter Lodged Underneath I-12 Overpass in Denham Springs

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Trucker ticketed after wedging helicopter beneath I-12 overpass in Denham Springs. In a recent incident that unfolded beneath the I-12 overpass in Denham Springs, a trucker found himself facing a daunting challenge, and the community watched as he grappled with an unfortunate situation. This event serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of life…

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Gordon McKernan Has ‘More 5-Star Reviews Than Billboards’

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Our presence in Louisiana is marked not only by our relentless pursuit of justice but also by our talent for creating memorable advertising. If you’ve driven through Louisiana, you’ve undoubtedly noticed our billboards. With roughly one thousand of them spread across the state, we like to think that Gordon McKernan is the “Billboard King of…

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East Baton Rouge Officer Injured In the Line of Duty

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In a moment of unforeseen circumstances, an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy found himself in harm’s way while on duty, serving our community. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks law enforcement officers face daily and the sacrifices they make to keep us safe. As reported by BRProud, the deputy…

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Gordon McKernan’s 3D Billboard Receives an Update to Celebrate LSU Football

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we believe in pushing the boundaries of legal advertising, and our iconic 3D billboard is a testament to that commitment. Join us as we revisit the journey that brought this remarkable landmark to life and how it continues to embody creativity, community spirit, and recently, our unwavering support for LSU…

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Gordon McKernan Helps Young Boy’s Dream Birthday Party Come True 

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At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we believe that our commitment to the community goes beyond the courtroom. We recently had the incredible opportunity to create an unforgettable experience for a young boy named Brooks, whose heartfelt wish was to have a Gordon McKernan-themed 6th birthday party. Touched by his request, our team rallied together to…

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Transformative Project: College Drive Flyover Set to Improve Baton Rouge Commutes

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Addressing Longstanding Congestion In a bid to improve the daily commute experience for Baton Rouge residents, a transformative project, the College Drive Flyover, is on the horizon. This project promises significant changes to the current I-10 overpass, bringing much-needed relief to those exiting directly at College Drive. Eagerly Anticipated Relief The College Drive Flyover project…

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Gordon McKernan Announces the Winners of His Billboard Competition

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After much anticipation, we are thrilled to finally announce the winners of our Get Gordon Billboard Competition! We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to all of you who participated and supported this exciting event. Your enthusiasm, creativity, and dedication made this competition a resounding success. We received a diverse range of entries that showcased…

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Tragedy Strikes on I-10: 18-Wheeler Catches Fire Near Vinton

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In a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded on September 17, 2023, tragedy struck on the I-10 West near Vinton, Louisiana, when an 18-wheeler caught fire, sending shockwaves through the community and leaving us all deeply moved. The Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys team extends our heartfelt sympathy to all those affected by this unfortunate event. Highway Havoc…

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Louisiana DOTD Embarks on Major I-20 Rehabilitation Project

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La. DOTD Addresses Critical Infrastructure Concerns In a move to address critical infrastructure concerns, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (La. DOTD) has recently announced the commencement of a significant rehabilitation project on Interstate 20 (I-20). This ambitious endeavor aims to improve the safety and quality of one of Louisiana’s crucial transportation arteries. Two-Year…

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18-Wheeler Fire Forces I-20 Shutdown

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In a harrowing incident, an 18-wheeler fire has brought Interstate 20 (I-20) to a standstill, leaving commuters and authorities grappling with the aftermath. This unexpected and tragic event has disrupted many lives, reminding us of the unpredictable nature of our daily routines. The Blaze on I-20 According to KTBS, the incident unfolded with a vehicular…

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Questions to Ask A Trucking Accident Lawyer

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When consulting with a trucking accident lawyer, there are several essential questions that you should ask to ensure they are the right fit for your case. Here are some important questions to ask a trucking accident lawyer: What Happens When a Truck Driver Has an Accident? What happens after a truck driver has an accident…

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Gordon McKernan Releases LSU LB Harold Perkins’ First Exclusive Interview 

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Grubbin’ with Harold Perkins Gordon McKernan and LSU Football linebacker Harold Perkins partner for a groundbreaking episode of the attorney’s “Grubbin’ with G” podcast. This episode marks Perkins’ first-ever interview, providing fans a rare glimpse into his personal life. Set against the backdrop of Dorothy’s Soul Food Kitchen in Baton Rouge, Perkins kicks off the…

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Heightened Concerns for Louisiana as Wildfires Engulf the Region

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Smoky Haze Engulfs New Orleans Amidst Wildfires As wildfires continue to ravage parts of Louisiana, a pervasive smoky haze has settled over southeast Louisiana and its surroundings, raising concerns about air quality and health risks. Reports from WWLTV reveal that the smoke, carried by the wind, has resulted in hazy skies, affecting visibility and impacting…

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Southern University QB Harold Blood Signs NIL Deal with Gordon McKernan

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We’re excited to announce our Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partnership with Southern University quarterback, Harold Blood. This collaboration marks our first partnership with a student-athlete from Southern University. Hailing from Destrehan, Louisiana, Blood has showcased remarkable skill and determination throughout his journey to becoming the starting quarterback for Southern University’s football team. Under the…

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Guide to Hit and Run Laws in Louisiana

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In Louisiana, a hit-and-run refers to a car accident where a driver leaves the scene without sharing the required information. Remember, regardless of who is at fault, everyone must stay at the scene and exchange all contact information, including: This exchange of information ensures there will be proper handling of any potential damage and injuries.…

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Back to School Safety Tips from a Personal Injury Attorney

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It’s back-to-school season! From school buses to hurried parents and young drivers, it’s important to remember that the roads are busier than ever with school back in session. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we’ve seen many unnecessary tragedies occur on the road, so we collected these back-to-school safety tips to help families in our community…

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The Lawyer’s Guide to Louisiana Personal Injury Law

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As you gather materials for your personal injury claim after an accident, it’s vital to grasp the ins and outs of personal injury laws. Luckily, the expert personal injury lawyers at are here to support you when you’re ready to file your claim. Our skilled professionals will guide you through the complexities of legal processes,…

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Celebrating National Black Business Month: A Guide to Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys’ Favorite Black-Owned Eateries

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National Black Business Month is a tribute to the immense contributions of Black business owners, acknowledging their unwavering determination and significant impact on economies and communities across the nation. The celebration is a testament to the generations of Black entrepreneurs who transformed their visions into reality. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we recognize the invaluable…

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New Legislation Aims to Enhance Campus Safety Reporting and Accountability

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Introducing the COREY Act: Fostering Transparency and Accountability in Higher Education In a significant move towards fostering greater transparency and accountability in higher education institutions, lawmakers have introduced a bill that mandates universities and colleges to report serious accidents occurring on their campuses. The bill, known as the College Operational Reporting of Emergencies Involving Teens…

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78-Year-Old Driver’s Chaotic Crash into Kenner Shopping Center

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In a heart-stopping incident that unfolded on August 8th, a quiet morning in Kenner turned into a chaotic scene as a 78-year-old man’s vehicle crashed into businesses at a local shopping center on W. Esplanade Avenue. The incident left witnesses shaken and businesses damaged, shedding light on the fragility of life and the strength of…

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Stop on Red Week 2023

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“Stop on Red Week” is an annual initiative that highlights the importance of adhering to traffic signals to prevent accidents. A report from the National Coalition for Safer Roads documented an estimated 11,296 fatalities linked to red-light running in the United States between 2008 and 2021. Distracted driving, speeding, impairment, and aggressive driving are a…

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Car Fire Incident on Eastbound Bonnet Carre Spillway

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Incident Location In a sudden turn of events on Tuesday, August 9, a vehicle fire occurred on the eastbound lanes of the Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge, prompting swift action from emergency crews and traffic authorities.  Smoke and Temporary Lane Closure  The incident, which took place at mile marker 217, sent plumes of black smoke into…

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Wreck vs. Accident: Insights from a Personal Injury Attorney

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In the realm of personal injury law, the terms “wreck” and “accident” carry distinct differences. While both “wreck” and “accident” may denote unexpected occurrences causing damage and/or bodily injury, it’s important to understand the how the nuanced differences between the terms can affect the trajectory of a personal injury case. Accident An “accident” reflects an…

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Guide to Out-of-State Car Accident Jurisdiction

Navigating the aftermath of a car accident is a complex process, and when it involves out-of-state parties, the legal landscape can become even more intricate.  At Gordon Mckernan Injury Attorneys, we understand the challenges individuals face when dealing with out-of-state car accident jurisdiction. This is why we had a Louisiana car accident lawyer from our…

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Road Work Schedule for I-10/I-49 Interchange and Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

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In the heart of Acadiana, a region known for its vibrant culture and bustling roadways, a temporary shift in travel patterns is on the horizon. The Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys team extends its empathy and insights to the community as we share the latest information about scheduled traffic closures between the I-10/I-49 interchange and the…

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6 Common Types of Brain Injuries

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In this Article: A brain injury is one of the worst injuries anyone can suffer. If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury, you could be facing years of therapy, expensive medical treatments, and a decreased quality of life. At our law firm, we have more than one brain injury lawyer on…

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Fiery Amazon Delivery Truck Causes Closure of I-110 in Downtown Baton Rouge

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In a distressing incident that unfolded today, a blazing Amazon delivery truck brought traffic to a grinding halt on I-110 North in downtown Baton Rouge. The vehicle caught fire, causing a major disruption for commuters and passersby. As news of the incident spread, it became apparent that this was not just a traffic inconvenience but…

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