L’avocat? Avocado? Lawyer?

Our firm, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, has intrigued the public yet again with our latest marketing strategy: a billboard featuring Gordon McKernan’s head as the pit of an avocado. But why? In the French language, avocado and lawyer are the same word, l’avocat! After a member of our marketing team shared this interesting fact, the…

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Football Brain Injuries Lead to Long Term Issues

Football is so popular in the United States that it might have usurped baseball as “America’s pastime.” Especially in Louisiana, with the LSU Tigers, SU Jaguars, Saints, and more, football is the sport that’s guaranteed to be on TV sets around the state come fall. However, football can also be dangerous: even with all the…

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Top Tips for Bicycle Safety Awareness Month

With the warming weather and longer days, more people are deciding to take a trip on their bikes around our gorgeous state. However, it’s important to know the dangers inherent to riding a bike on Louisiana roadways, especially since in a collision between a motor vehicle and a bicycle, the bicyclist suffers the majority of…

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Gordon McKernan and Kayshon Boutte Extend NIL Partnership

We’re excited to share that we’ve extended our Name, Image & Likeness (NIL) partnership with Tigers Football star, Kayshon Boutte! Just a few months ago, rumors circulated among the Tigers sports community that Kayshon had plans to take his athletic talents out of the boot. Fortunately, he put those rumors to rest and solidified his…

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Gordon McKernan Invites You to Izzo’s for a Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Our firm is thrilled to partner with Izzo’s for our second annual Cinco de Mayo celebration in Lafayette. The celebration will take place on Thursday, May 5 from noon to 1 p.m. at Izzo’s on Ambassador Caffery Parkway in Lafayette. Anyone who dines at Izzo’s during the celebration will have a chance to spin the…

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Motorcyclist Killed in the Early-Morning Collision in St. Tammany

In the early morning hours, in St. Tammany, a motorcyclist was killed in a brutal collision with a truck. The truck did not yield when faced with a stop sign, and thus was the cause of this terrible accident. The driver of the truck was wearing a seatbelt and did not sustain any injuries. Unfortunately,…

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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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T Bone Car Accidents in Louisiana

T-bone crashes, also known as side-impact collisions or broadsides, are some of the most deadly crashes on Louisiana roads and highways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), T-bone accidents account for nearly 20% of fatal collisions—more deadly than any other collision type. What exactly is a T-bone accident, and how common are…

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McKernan Partners with Semi-Professional Louisiana Soccer Club

Our firm is thrilled to share that we’ve partnered with the Louisiana Krewe Football Club as its Home Jersey Front Sponsor. LA Krewe FC is a Lafayette-based sports club that describes itself as “the link that joins grassroots amateur soccer to the professional game” and prides itself on mirroring Louisiana’s melting pot culture. The team…

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Local Law Firm Helps Aspiring Attorney Attend Stanford University Program

Last week, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys offered a helping hand to Dimaria Christophe, a Brusly High School sophomore who dreams of becoming an attorney. Dimaria received an invitation to attend the Intensive Law & Trial Program at Stanford University this summer. The program introduces those interested in pursuing legal careers to esteemed industry professionals and…

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