Celebrating 30 Years of Gordon McKernan

30 Years of Getting it Done This year marks Gordon’s 30th year of practicing law! This milestone anniversary serves as a testament to the reliability and longevity of Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, which has aimed to provide the highest quality of legal service, compassion, and support to Louisianans since day one. Our History GMIA was…

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Enter Our Hispanic Heritage Month Giveaway

It’s Giveaway Time! Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration that exists to honor the history, culture, achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. In honor of this special celebration, we’re launching a Hispanic Heritage Month giveaway. Giveaway Rules: Like our Spanish Facebook page Share our Hispanic Heritage Month giveaway post Comment your nationality and your…

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We’re Giving Away Seven Footballs Autographed by No. 7 Kayshon Boutte

Lucky No. 7! We’ve partnered with Tigers Football wide receiver Kayshon Boutte for a giveaway featuring seven autographed footballs to celebrate Boutte’s new No. 7 uniform number. Schools across the nation place a special value on certain uniform numbers for college football athletes. For the LSU Tigers, one of those numbers is No. 7. 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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Tips to Prepare for a Hurricane in 2022

Hurricane season is upon us. Every year, Louisianans brace for high winds, heavy rains, and the other effects of hurricanes and tropical storms on our coast. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts another “above-normal Atlantic hurricane season,” with a 65% chance of above-average hurricane intensity and frequency. In fact, some forecasters…

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The Difference Between Wrongful Death & Personal Injury

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The main difference between personal injury and wrongful death claims is who is able to bring the case. If the victim survives the accident, they can file a personal injury claim in Louisiana themselves. However, if the victim succumbs to their injuries and passes away, their family or estate can file a wrongful death action…

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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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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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5 Tips to Stay Safe After a Hurricane

Hurricane season is here again in Louisiana, and this year is slated to be a big one. So big, you might need a hurricane claim attorney. Scientists predict that there will be up to 20 named storms in 2022, with 10 hurricanes and 5 major hurricanes. While we can’t be sure where they’ll hit, Louisiana…

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What to Do if You Get in a Car Accident on I-10

Louisiana I-10 bridge is prone to car and truck accidents | Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys

Interstate 10 carries millions of passenger vehicles, big rigs, and more across the country every year. Louisiana sees some of the most traffic on I-10 through major cities like Lake Charles, Lafayette, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans. With all the traffic, it’s no surprise that over 100 deadly car accidents happen on I-10 each year…

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