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Is a Wrongful Death Settlement Taxable in Louisiana?

According to IRS Rule 1.104-1, the settlement money you receive in a wrongful death case is exempt from ...

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Louisiana?

A wrongful death claim is any case in which someone is killed due to the negligence or recklessness ...

How Much Will a Wrongful Death Suit Cost?

While we can’t answer for other law firms, when you hire Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys for your Louisiana ...

When Should I Call a Lawyer Regarding My Wrongful Death Case?

As soon as you can after your relative’s death, give Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys a call at 888.501.7888 ...

Do I Have a Wrongful Death Case?

If your family member was killed due to someone else’s negligence, you could have a wrongful death case. ...

How Long Do I Have to Make a Wrongful Death Claim?

The Louisiana civil code defines a statute of limitations of one year past the original death to file ...

How Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Different from a Personal Injury Case?

A personal injury claim is the result of someone being injured due to someone else’s negligence. Wrongful death ...

How Do You Prove a Wrongful Death Claim?

In order to prove a wrongful death case, plaintiffs generally need to prove the following four facts: The ...

What Wrongful Death Damages Can We Recover?

While the specific damages vary with each wrongful death case, common damages sought by the families of wrongful ...

How Long Does a Wrongful Death Case Take?

Every wrongful death case is different, and their lengths can vary widely. Some wrongful death cases can resolve ...