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? Truck driver accidents have varied scenarios and outcomes, often…

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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


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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Opelousas Moving Forward with Interstate Surveillance Cameras 

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A Step Towards Safer Roads and Communities In an effort to enhance safety and security on its roadways, the city of Opelousas is taking a progressive step forward by implementing a new system of interstate surveillance cameras. The decision, driven by the need to address safety concerns and improve law enforcement capabilities, has been met…

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Gordon McKernan: This Barbie Is Getting It Done!

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Louisiana’s billboard king, Gordon McKernan, has done it again! If you thought his previous billboards were eye-catching, wait until you see his latest billboard design celebrating the release of the highly anticipated Barbie movie. In a brilliant stroke of creativity, McKernan has replaced Ken’s face with his own, inviting all passersby to “Get Gordon.” Move…

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Gordon McKernan Voted Baton Rouge Area’s Best Law Firm in the Best of 225 Awards

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Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys recently earned the esteemed tile of “Best Law Firm” in the Best of 225 Awards. This coveted acknowledgment reflects the tireless efforts and exceptional service provided by Gordon McKernan and his team. Garnering an overwhelming number of votes, the law firm secured a resounding victory after securing a whopping 42.4% of…

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Gordon McKernan Announces G’s Getaway Giveaway: An Exciting Vacation Giveaway

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In light of summer, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of our exciting vacation giveaway, G’s Getaway Giveaway.   This opportunity will grant seven lucky winners the chance to win a $2,000 Airbnb gift card and a $250 gift card for additional travel expenses. The giveaway aims to spread joy, inspire adventure, and create lasting memories…

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Tragedy Strikes Gulf of Mexico Platform: A Heartfelt Account

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In a devastating incident that shook the Gulf of Mexico, a fire broke out on an offshore platform, resulting in the loss of lives, injuries, and the disappearance of a worker. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, leaving a deep impact on the region and affecting thousands of crude oil barrels. As…

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Traffic Issues on I-49 in Lafayette Due to Flipped 18-Wheeler

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Drivers in Lafayette experienced slowdowns on I-49 Southbound last Thursday afternoon due to a major crash involving three vehicles: a tractor-trailer, an SUV, and a truck. According to reporting by Hot 107.9, the crash happened around 4:30 pm near Pont Des Mouton Road outside of Lafayette. All of the vehicles were significantly damaged, but luckily…

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Gordon McKernan Covers the State in Stars and Stripes for the Fourth

Gordon McKernan Covers the State in Stars and Stripes for the Fourth

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, commemorates the ratification of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This document spoke as the 13 colonies’ official claim of independence from Great Britain and pioneered the birth of our independent and flourishing nation. Americans typically celebrate the Fourth of July with boat days, cookouts and…

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Interstate 10 Westbound Reopens After Long Closure Due to Heat Wave

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After a closure that lasted multiple hours and was caused by a serious accident, Interstate 10 westbound finally reopened near La. 415 on Thursday afternoon, relieving stranded drivers amid a heat wave. The closure, which occurred before noon on Thursday, forced drivers to take a detour from La. 415 North to U.S. 190 West, according…

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Louisiana Heat Wave Claims Lives

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Louisiana, like the rest of the South, has been experiencing an extreme heat wave in the past weeks. The heat has been so extreme, in fact, that 2 Louisianans have died as a result, as well as 13 Texans and untold others, according to the American Press. Among the casualties: one Shreveport man who passed…

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Questions to Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer

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After you’ve been injured in an accident, you’re likely facing mounting medical bills, missing out on work, and unsure of your future. A knowledgeable Louisiana personal injury lawyer can help you recover the compensation you need to heal from the people responsible for your accident. However, you need to ensure that the lawyer you hire…

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Gordon McKernan Rallies Tigers Baseball Fan Base Ahead of National Championship Win

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What a remarkable season it has been for Tigers Baseball! From an outstanding season that welcomed a well-deserved National Championship win to my enthusiastic support through Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) deals with Tre Morgan, Gavin Dugas, and Gavin Guidry, we’ve made an incredible impact both on and off the field. Our partnerships have allowed…

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Pointe Coupee Ambulance Crash

Pointe Coupee Ambulance Crash

Late Tuesday morning in Pointe Coupee Parish, two people were killed when the ambulance they were in collided head-on with a semi truck, WBRZ reports. The tragedy occurred on LA-1 at its intersection with Deaton Lane in Morganza. It’s currently unknown what caused the wreck between the Acadian ambulance and Coca-Cola delivery truck on June…

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Gordon McKernan Night: FREE Entry Into the Baton Rouge Rougarou’s Game on June 30

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We’re excited to announce our partnership with the Baton Rouge Rougarou, a local team in the Texas Collegiate League. This collaboration aims to promote community spirit, support the Rougarou’s athletic endeavors and provide an exciting opportunity for families to come together for an evening of fun, food and baseball.   To celebrate this partnership and express…

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Gordon McKernan Talks Marketing and Sports with Jordy Culotta

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Gordon McKernan recently sat down with Jordy Culotta for an interview on his sports podcast, The Jordy Culotta Show. In their conversation, McKernan discussed the vital role of his marketing team, the power of content creation, and his firm’s approach to navigating the evolving landscape of the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) space. Through staying…

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Jacob’s Law to Enhance Offshore Worker Safety Takes Effect Soon

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After years of persistent advocacy, a bill aimed at strengthening safety regulations for offshore workers, also known as Jacob’s Law, is set to be fully implemented. The bill that requires location detector beacons on life jackets for offshore workers was signed into law by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards. The legislation, named after Jacob Matt…

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A Widening I-12 Gives Covington Residents Much to Hope For

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St. Tammany Parish traffic is legendarily bad. In fact, it’s so bad that over 20,000 residents belong to a Facebook group named “West St. Tammany Traffic and Donuts.” However, thanks to some big changes on I-12 near Covington, that group may have less to complain about. On a 3.5-mile section of the Interstate between U.S.…

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Remains of Four Men Recovered After Gulf of Mexico Helicopter Crash

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In a tragic incident that unfolded in the Gulf of Mexico, the remains of four men have been brought onshore five days after a helicopter crash near an oil rig. Following the Thursday crash, the U.S. Coast Guard tirelessly devoted countless hours to combing the waters off Louisiana, relentlessly searching for the missing passengers. According…

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Driver Arrested After Truck Plows into Crowd Outside Tiger Tavern Daiquiris

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Friday, the night of June 16th, chaos erupted outside Tiger Tavern Daiquiris on Highway 44 as a driver recklessly backed their truck into a crowd of individuals. Witnesses were left in a state of shock as the front of the bar suffered significant damage. According to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office, the suspect behind the…

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Gordon McKernan Partners with Fleurty Girl Boutique for Branded Candles and More

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Exciting news is buzzing through Baton Rouge as two local icons, Gordon McKernan and Fleurty Girl, have teamed up to celebrate the grand opening of Fleurty Girl’s new Baton Rouge store. This partnership brings together the famous advertising of Gordon McKernan and the creative charm of Fleurty Girl to bring unique and eye-catching merchandise to…

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Gordon McKernan Celebrates Youth Achievements Through BRAHL’s Coloring Contest

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The Family Resource Group Foundation and Kid Scoop News recently partnered with the City of Baton Rouge and Baton Rouge Advancing Health Literacy for a coloring contest. The contest invited children from kindergarten to fifth grade to showcase their creativity through coloring a page centered around health and wellness. Recognizing the importance of nurturing young…

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Win 1 of 20 Baseballs Autographed by Tigers Baseball Stars 

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In honor of the NCAA Super Regionals and Father’s Day this weekend, we’re giving away 20 baseballs autographed our Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) partners from Tigers Baseball, Gavin Guidry, Gavin Dugas and Tre Morgan.  As a company dedicated to fostering community engagement and supporting local sports, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys is thrilled to provide…

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Evacuation Order Lifted After Fire at Southwest Louisiana Refining Company

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An evacuation order was lifted earlier today for residents near Calcasieu Refining, a company in southwest Louisiana. Believed to have been started by a lightning strike, the fire erupted at a chemical storage tank during a storm. Thankfully, the local authorities and several fire brigades took swift action, taming the blaze and ensuring safety for…

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Louisiana Summer Safety Tips

As we celebrate National Safety Month and the imminent arrival of summer, it’s the perfect time to focus on summer safety tips. Whether you’re enjoying time on a lake, playing an outdoor activity, or taking a road trip, here are some essential summer safety tips to keep in mind. Beat the Heat Louisiana summers are…

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Trucks Ignoring Road Laws and Causing Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Accidents

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The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge has a reputation for being one of the more dangerous bridges in Louisiana and given the amount of traffic that it sees every day, it’s no wonder why. The Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, also called the Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge, has been the site of over 1,000 incidents since 2014, and despite…

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Gordon McKernan Surprised With Custom “Air Gordon” Sneakers

One of our attorneys, Jeff Watson, joined forces with Duncan’s Custom Kicks to surprise Gordon McKernan with a pair of custom Nike Jordan sneakers. And to top it all off, we managed to capture McKernan’s priceless reaction on camera. Watson, known for his legal prowess and passion for sneakers, reached out to Duncan’s Custom Kicks,…

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Go Cart Accident Kills One in Shreveport

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Tragedy struck in Shreveport on Sunday, May 29, 2023, when a man was pinned under a sedan in his go-kart and killed. KTBS reports that on a dimly lit section of the 3700 block of St. Vincent Avenue near Forest Park Cemetery, Shawn Williams was pinned under a sedan when his go-kart made a U-turn…

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What Happens If You’re Hit by An Uninsured Motorist in Louisiana?

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Being involved in a car accident is a stressful experience, but the situation becomes even more complicated when the other driver is uninsured. In Louisiana, driving without insurance is illegal, yet it still happens. If you find yourself involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, it’s important to understand your rights and the available…

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Common Head-On Collision Injuries

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Head-on collisions can be incredibly dangerous because they involve the impact of two vehicles colliding directly with each other at high speeds. This can cause devastating injuries and even death, making them one of the most serious types of car accidents. Our team of head-on collision lawyers has witnessed the severe physical and psychological consequences…

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Fatal Accident Involving 18-Wheeler Forces Closure of Northbound I-49

I-49 Closure for Fatal Truck Accident

A tragic truck accident unfolded on May 20th as an overturned 18-wheeler brought traffic to a standstill on I-49 Northbound near Pont Des Mouton. According to Lafayette Police, the catastrophic collision occurred when the massive commercial truck, traveling along I-49 N, struck an abandoned vehicle parked on the shoulder near East Butcher Switch Road. The…

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Opelousas Police Department Introduces Handheld Speed Cameras for Automated Speeding Citations

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Louisiana drivers who are used to pushing the gas pedal may face the consequence of speeding tickets more often via mail delivery. Opelousas Police Department in Acadiana is currently training its officers to utilize cutting-edge technology to issue speeding violations without pulling over offending drivers. This innovative approach aims to enhance community safety and enable…

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Common Causes of Truck Rollover Accidents

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Truck rollover accidents can be some of the most devastating and dangerous incidents on the road. These accidents can cause significant damage to not only the truck but also any other vehicles and people involved. Many individuals who have suffered a truck rollover accident count on our experience Louisiana truck accident lawyers to help them…

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Lanes on I-10 East on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Reopened After Fatal Vehicle Fire

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In a tragic car accident early this morning, one person lost their life in a vehicle fire that forced the closure of I-10 East on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. The Louisiana State Police have confirmed the fatality, although the victim’s identity remains undisclosed. The highway closure occurred shortly after midnight, as reported by the Louisiana…

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Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash on I-10 East Claims the Life of a Texas Man

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In a tragic incident on May 11, 2023, a fatal two-vehicle crash occurred on Interstate 10 eastbound, resulting in the death of a man from Texas. The crash led to the closure of all lanes on I-10 Eastbound near LA-975, according to the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD). At the time of this article,…

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Meet Our 2023 Gordon’s Grads Winners

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We’re excited to announce that we have selected the 12 winners of our 2023 Gordon’s Grads giveaway. At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we are committed to uplifting our local communities and making a meaningful impact on the lives of those around us. Every year, we launch Gordon’s Grads, a giveaway created to support graduating high…

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Tigers’ Quarterback Garrett Nussmeier Signs NIL Deal with Gordon McKernan

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Gordon McKernan has signed a Name, Image, & Likeness (NIL) deal with Tigers Football quarterback, Garrett Nussmeier.  “I’m thrilled to welcome Garrett to the G Team. I’m confident this partnership will be mutually beneficial and look forward to working with Garrett throughout his career. Expect to see Garrett in our marketing soon.”  Gordon Mckernan Rated…

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Alexis Morris Talks Second Chances and Basketball with Gordon McKernan During Podcast Episode

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Grubbin’ with Alexis! Our latest “Grubbin’ with G” episode featured Alexis Morris, NCAA National Champion and second-round WNBA draft pick for the Connecticut Sun. The episode delved into Morris’ upbringing, her basketball journey and more, all the while shedding light on her humility and perseverance.  During the podcast, McKernan and Morris discussed their partnership, which…

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Truck Accident Settlements and Verdicts

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If you’re suffering from losses caused by a Louisiana 18-wheeler accident or truck accident, you have the right to pursue a fair settlement for your damages. These settlements and verdicts vary based on a variety of factors, including the nature of the accident, state law, the number of parties involved, and others. If you or…

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DeSoto Parish Train-Truck Crash

DeSoto Parish Train -Truck Crash

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, a person was taken to the Hospital after driving into the path of a train in south DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, reports KTBS. The collision happened at U.S.-171 and New Benson Road, south of Mansfield. The crash caused a UPS truck to flip onto its side, but thankfully only one injury…

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18-Wheeler Truck Rollover on I-12 Near Hammond

18-Wheeler Truck Rollover on I-12 Near Hammond

WBRZ reports that mid-Sunday morning, April 30, 2023, a tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 12 near Hammond. While it’s currently unknown if the crash impacted traffic patterns on the highway, we do know that the driver was able to walk away, albeit with minor injuries. While we can’t be certain what caused the driver to…

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BRPD still searching for second responsible for police-chase crash

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Early last Friday morning, April 28, 2023, two people crashed their car after leading police on a high speed chase, reports WAFB. Of the two, one has been arrested so far; police are still searching for the other person involved. The chase happened after a vehicle burglary was reported, police followed the purported car, and…

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Step-by-Step Guide to Filing a Truck Insurance Claim

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At , we understand that filing a truck insurance claim can be a daunting and stressful process. That’s why a truck accident lawyer from one of our many Louisiana offices is here to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. To help ease your mind, we’ve created a step-by-step guide on how to file a…

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What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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A catastrophic personal injury is a severe and permanent injury that results from another person’s negligence or wrongdoing.  These injuries can occur due to various reasons, such as car accidents, falls, sports injuries, medical malpractice, and workplace accidents. If you or your loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, it’s essential to understand your legal…

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Louisiana’s “Buckle Up in Your Truck” Campaign

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Truck accidents can result in devastating consequences, including severe injuries and fatalities. According to recent studies, a significant percentage of pickup truck drivers who died in crashes were not wearing a seatbelt. These statistics highlight the critical importance of wearing a seatbelt in pickup trucks and the need for increased awareness and enforcement of seatbelt…

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Truck Carrying Heavy Equipment Flips Along I-10 West

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Around 6 p.m. on April 20th, 2023, a tractor-trailer hauling a bulldozer and other construction equipment flipped on its side off I-10. The crash happened near the LA 415 exit, backing up traffic to the Mississippi River bridge. As of this writing, no injuries have been reported, but the crash caused a major slowdown in…

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Help Gordon McKernan Remain the Reigning Family Favorite Attorney in Baton Rouge

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Nominate Your Family Favorite Attorney The nomination period for Baton Rouge Parents Magazine’s Family Favorites contest is now open until Monday, May 15! Our law firm’s commitment to excellence has allowed Gordon McKernan to win Family Favorite Attorney in the past and we hope he does again this year. McKernan prides himself on building a…

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Gordon McKernan and Coach Kim Mulkey Partner for Tigers Women’s Basketball Parade

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Parading in Style Gordon McKernan made an appearance with Coach Kim Mulkey during the Tigers Women’s Basketball Parade, which welcomed home the team after its NCAA Championship win. The parade was on April 4 at Louisiana State University. Hundreds of enthusiastic fans gathered to celebrate the Lady Tigers’ remarkable victory. As a long-time supporter of…

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5 Delivery Truck Accident Statistics You Should Know

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Delivery trucks—those midsize box trucks you’re probably seeing more and more of lately—transport over 70% of the goods in the United States. Because they carry heavy or dangerous cargo and operate large, unwieldy vehicles, truck drivers and trucking companies are generally held to a higher standard of driving than other motorists. However, far too often…

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Angel Reese Talks National Championship Goal on “Grubbin’ with G”

Angel Reese | Grubbin with G

Grubbin’ with Angel Reese Gordon McKernan dined with NCAA Champion Angel Reese for a “Grubbin’ with G” episode weeks before NCAA National Championship win. In the episode, McKernan and Reese sat down for a meal at Phil’s Oyster Bar, a local Baton Rouge eatery known for its seafood. Gordon opened the discussion by stating his…

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18-Wheeler Overturned on I-12 Near Hammond, Causing Delays

overturned truck on I-12 near hammond

On April 11, 2023, near Hammond, an 18-wheeler overturned on an exit ramp roundabout on Interstate 12. Cleanup took several hours at the site, on the northern end of U.S. Highway 51, during which time the southbound traffic on that highway was detoured on I-12 to the I-55 interchange to New Orleans. At the time…

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Gordon McKernan Partners with Tigers Women’s Basketball to Give Away Three Autographed Basketballs 

LSU Basketball giveaway

Win a Piece of Basketball History! We’ve partnered with the NCAA Women’s National Championship team, Tigers Women’s Basketball, to give away three autographed basketballs.  The Tigers faced the Iowa State Hawkeyes in the 2023 NCAA Women’s National Championship this past weekend. The team walked away with the first NCAA championship title in the program’s history.…

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Gordon McKernan Features Flau’jae Johnson on his “Grubbin’ with G” Podcast

Flau'jae | Grubbin with G

Grubbin’ with Flau’jae Today, Gordon McKernan shared his latest “Grubbin’ with G” episode featuring Flau’jae Johnson, a freshman guard with the LSU Women’s Basketball team and a rising star in the music industry.  Flau’jae, who signed an NIL deal with McKernan last month, joined McKernan’s family at her favorite Baton Rouge restaurant, Fiery Crab.  With…

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