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April
02

Federal and State government officials have taken measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and "flatten the curve". The new rules and regulations have affected many Louisianans and the ever-chaning information can overwhelm. We have compiled a list of resources to help those affected by COVID-19. 


February
04

During Black History Month, we want to recognize those African American leaders that have shaped our lives as we know it today.  One significant invention was that of the traffic light, which plays an important role in our safety today.

The world’s first traffic signal was installed in London in December 1868. This traffic light was a manually operated gas-lit signal. These traffic signals were not that effective since they switched back and forth between Stop and Go with no interval in between. Because of this, drivers had no time to react when the signal changed, causing many collisions between vehicles.


December
17

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 weigh a complicated question.  Did the weedkiller, Roundup®, and its main ingredient, glyphosate, caused his cancer?


November
13

At Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, we have protected your legal rights, and we wanted to make sure that you are aware of issues in the governor’s race that involve constitutional protections.  So, why is this important now?  Eddie Rispone is calling for a constitutional convention that would put essential rights and protections on the table. 


November
01

As early voting is upon us, please consider re-electing Governor Edwards. Early voting begins Saturday, November 2 through Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM (no voting on Sunday, November 3). The runoff election will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019.  

Governor Edwards was a state representative before serving as governor and worked as an attorney in his hometown of Amite, Louisiana. Amite is where he and his high school sweetheart, Donna, raised their three children. Before attending LSU Law School, Governor Edwards graduated Dean's List from the Military Academy at West Point and served as an Army Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer for eight years. 


September
12

Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys proudly sponsors Southern University Athletics.  Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys the Official Personal Injury Attorneys of Southern University.


September
06

Our Shreveport location is honored to be named on the list of Top 3 Personal Injury Lawyers in the area. Our firm in Shreveport was handpicked using a 50-point inspection, which included customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost, and general excellence. Our team would like to extend a huge thank you to our past and current clients for allowing us to handle your case. Without you, this would not be possible.


August
19

El equipo de abogados de Gordon McKernan se complace en anunciar que nuestra firma ahora está aceptando casos relacionados con la inmigración.  Nuestra firma ofrece abogados con experiencia que están al día con las leyes de inmigración y asesoría legal en español e inglés.


July
12

New, more strict car seat laws are scheduled to take effect in Louisiana on August 1. The Louisiana Senate Bill 76, signed into law by Governor John Bel Edwards, is focused on ensuring that children fit in the car seats properly. 


February
01
Black History Month or National African American History Month is observed throughout February. During this time, we remember the contributions and achievements of African Americans in our nation’s history. The law has been a powerful av …

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