Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week | September 2021

September 19-25, 2021 is Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week, an annual nationwide campaign that highlights the importance of ensuring that all children are properly secured in an appropriate car seat or seat belt. Louisiana law states that all drivers and passengers, regardless of which seat they occupy in a vehicle, must wear a seat belt, or be properly restrained in a child…

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Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys Expands Footprint in Alexandria 

Open House and FREE lunch on April 8th, 2021 March 22, 2021 (Alexandria, LA) – Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, a leading provider of quality legal services throughout the state of Louisiana, is excited to announce an office move in Alexandria, LA. Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys has moved to 4207 Parliament Dr. Suite A, Alexandria, LA 71303. In…

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Do You Need an Attorney for Your Workers’ Compensation Case?

Do You Need an Attorney for Your Workers’ Compensation Case?  Workplace accidents that result in significant injuries and disability can have a devastating impact on the victim’s life. Any work-related injury can have long-term financial and emotional effects on victims and their families. Even the most minor on-the-job injuries can result in substantial medical bills,…

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Getting Back To Normal

As businesses and communities begin to reopen, everyone is looking for ways to get back to “normal.” However, we must remember that Coronavirus (COVID) has not gone away. We need to remain vigilant with our health and safety precautions. The guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are there to protect…

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#MaskUp Louisiana FREE Mask Giveaways as Louisiana Opens

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys | May 8, 2020 Updated 5/22/2020 As Louisiana works to open its doors, many citizens will need masks to protect themselves against the virus and follow guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  According to the CDC website, “CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other…

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Top 7 Things to Consider When Going Back to Work

  As COVID-19 fears and stay-at-home orders are lifted, it will eventually be time for nonessential employees to return to work. Still, even as everyone attempts to get back to normal, both businesses and individuals will have been seriously affected in some way. While we can’t say exactly when people will be back on their jobs,…

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Virtual Office Capabilities in a Law Firm

Gordon J. McKernan At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, the health and safety of our clients and staff are our most important priority. We have adapted our practices to ensure the health of our clients and staff during this COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. During this time, we are still available to help our existing and any new…

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Penny’s Pantry for Healthcare Workers

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys | Community Over 265 employees at the Baton Rouge General Hospital will have the opportunity to receive one bag of Blue Buffalo dog or cat food courtesy of Gordon McKernan and a local pet store. Each bag will contain a coupon to receive an additional free bag of Blue Buffalo dog food from…

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FDA calls for immediate removal of Zantac from shelves

The FDA has announced its request today to immediately remove the heartburn drug Zantac and all over-the-counter ranitidine drugs from shelves.  An ongoing investigation by the Food and Drug Administration determined that levels of n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), a contaminant in the heartburn medication, increase over time, which poses a risk to the public health. According to…

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Monsanto’s Roundup® Found to Cause Cancer by Jury

The case of the plaintiff, Edwin Hardeman, went to trial in February 2019, in a San Francisco courtroom.  Mr. Hardeman’s case is the first of many cases involving plaintiffs claiming the widely-used weedkiller, Roundup®, developed by Monsanto (purchased by Bayer in 2016) causes non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, and other types of cancer. The jury selected at Mr. Hardeman’s trial was asked to…

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