10 Steps to Take After Being in a Motorcycle Accident

Nobody expects a motorcycle crash to happen to them, and yet thousands happen every year in the state of Louisiana. If you’ve been the victim of a motorcycle crash, you could be seriously injured, in physical pain, and unsure of what to do next. All too often at , we hear our clients saying that…

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5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Louisiana

Every year, nearly 2,000 Louisiana motorcyclists are involved in traffic accidents, suffering injuries, busted bikes, and for more than 80 of them, wrongful death. While there are a variety of reasons that can contribute to a motorcycle accident, nearly all of them can be attributed to driver negligence. The majority of motorcycle accidents are the…

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Celebrate National Traffic Awareness Month With Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

August is National Traffic Awareness Month and brings our focus to, you guessed it, traffic safety! Each day, both drivers and pedestrians become victims when they experience a car wreck that could have been avoided by the other party involved. Unfortunate events like this can turn out to be detrimental, physically and emotionally. It can…

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Motorcycle Safety Tips and Requirements

Riding a motorcycle can be one of life’s most enjoyable experiences. Motorcyclists enjoy the thrill of the open road, the feel of the wind, and the greater freedom that comes with riding on two wheels instead of four. However, riding a bike comes with its fair share of dangers and considerations too. Motorcyclists are much…

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Louisiana

On sunny Louisiana days, you may feel tempted to cast your helmet aside and take off on your motorcycle to enjoy the breeze. While this may seem like a good idea, neglecting to wear a helmet or the proper protective gear is very dangerous to yourself and others surrounding you on the road in the…

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What are the Motorcycle Laws in Louisiana?

Many Louisianians enjoy motorcycling around our beautiful state, and it’s easy to see why. Our miles of scenic coastline; our highways running through marsh, swamp, and bayou; and our wide-open roads lend themselves to some of the best motorcycle riding you can enjoy. However, to safely ride in our state, you need to be sure…

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Louisiana Car Traffic Deaths Up in 2021

According to our car accident experts who studied a report from the Louisiana Department of Transportation (DOTD), a staggering 997 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2021. This tragic toll breaks the record previously set in 2007, and is over a hundred more people than died last year in crashes. The Governor of Louisiana,…

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Who is at Fault in Most Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents can be some of the most devastating wrecks a person can experience. They can result in serious injuries, including paralysis, head trauma, loss of limbs, or even death. Determining who’s at fault after a motorcycle crash is vitally important for the motorcycle accident victim to recover damages they’re owed by the liable party.…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorcycles are the preferred form of transportation for thousands of people in Louisiana and across the country. Their open-air freedom and the feeling of the open road, as well as the motorcycle lifestyle, are appealing to many. However, motorcycles are far more dangerous to drive on Louisiana roads than passenger cars and trucks. Because motorcyclists…

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