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3 Things to Avoid After a Car Accident

3 Things to Avoid After a Car Accident

Car Accidents Featured
What to Avoid After a Crash In many instances, those who have been in a motor vehicle accident are only...
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Company Liability for Employee’s DUI After a Holiday Party

Company Liability for Employee’s DUI After a Holiday Party

Drunk Driving Accidents
Ahead of the holiday season, both individuals and companies in Louisiana should be aware of their responsibilities when it comes...
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Driver and Homeowner Risks During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Driver and Homeowner Risks During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Car Accidents Property Damage Claims
Keep Yourself Out of Harm’s Way This Holiday Season The holiday season is a time for families and friends to...
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Can You Prove Liability in a Hit-and-Run?

Can You Prove Liability in a Hit-and-Run?

Car Accidents
What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Hit and run accidents occur when the driver who caused the crash flees the...
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What Do I Need For a Wrongful Death Claim?

What Do I Need For a Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful Death
5 Essential Items When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim When you’ve tragically lost a loved one due to another person’s...
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Why You Need an Attorney After a Car Accident

Why You Need an Attorney After a Car Accident

Car Accidents
Three Benefits of Working with An Attorney When injured in a car accident, it's not uncommon for individuals to try...
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Why Are Left Turns More Dangerous?

Why Are Left Turns More Dangerous?

Car Accidents
How Left Turns Become Hazardous The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported for over a decade that left...
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How Do I File a Claim For Hurricane Damage?

How Do I File a Claim For Hurricane Damage?

Hurricane Damage
Hurricane season can come with many challenges, including having to file a claim for the damages caused by flooding and...
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Preparing Your Home For Hurricane Season

Preparing Your Home For Hurricane Season

Hurricane Damage
Tips to Ensure Your Home and Family’s Safety Hurricane season is just around the corner, and that means it is...
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Steps to Take After Hurricane Damage [Infographic]

Steps to Take After Hurricane Damage [Infographic]

Safety Tips
What to Do After a Hurricane New Orleans residents know all too well that one of the most stressful parts...
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Does My Insurance Cover Hurricane Damage?

Does My Insurance Cover Hurricane Damage?

Hurricane Damage
Many homeowners in Louisiana understand the stress of obtaining insurance coverage for their property. With an annual possibility of severe...
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Is Medical Payments Coverage Necessary?

Is Medical Payments Coverage Necessary?

Personal Injury
Deciding Which Insurance Coverage is Right for You In addition to your standard automobile insurance policy that includes bodily injury...
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Spring Break Safety Tips for Families

Spring Break Safety Tips for Families

Safety Tips
Keeping Your Family Safe This Spring Break For families who have been looking forward to their spring vacations all year,...
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Who All Can Be Held Liable for a Car Crash?

Who All Can Be Held Liable for a Car Crash?

Car Accidents
Holding Someone Accountable for Car Accident Injuries When you’ve become injured in an auto accident caused by another individual, you deserve...
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Why You Should Avoid Recorded Statements After a Crash

Why You Should Avoid Recorded Statements After a Crash

Car Accidents
Making Your Claims Process Smoother You’ve likely heard an attorney say that you should avoid making any written or recorded...
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When Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

When Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

Car Accidents
The Importance of Immediate Medical Attention for Car Accident Injuries Even if you’ve sustained only a minor injury in a...
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Determining Liability for Accidents Caused by Black Ice

Determining Liability for Accidents Caused by Black Ice

Car Accidents
Accident Liability and Inclement Weather The Federal Highway Administration estimates that over 24% of crashes in the United States occur...
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What to Do If Your Hurricane Claim Was Denied

What to Do If Your Hurricane Claim Was Denied

Hurricane Damage
3 Steps to Take After a Denied Claim Hurricane Ida left thousands of Louisiana residents without power and significant home...
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How is Pain and Suffering Calculated After a Car Accident?

How is Pain and Suffering Calculated After a Car Accident?

Car Accidents
Recovering Non-Economic Damages Following an Accident Becoming severely injured at the hands of another person can leave you with many...
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Is a Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Is a Personal Injury Settlement Taxable?

Personal Injury
Understanding Your Case Compensation When undergoing a personal injury case, many clients are, understandably, concerned about how much of their...
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What To Do If Your Home or Business Was Damaged by Hurricane Ida

What To Do If Your Home or Business Was Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Damage
FIRST: DO NOT PANIC! Our first reaction is to do whatever we can to get our home or business fixed....
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What Is the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

What Is the Difference Between a Personal Injury Claim and a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Personal Injury Workers Compensation
Personal Injury vs. Workers’ Compensation Cases People often confuse personal injury claims with workers’ compensation claims or vice versa. While there...
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Does Louisiana Require Personal Injury Protection Insurance?

Does Louisiana Require Personal Injury Protection Insurance?

Car Insurance
You may already know that car insurance isn’t just required by law but is an essential component of your financial...
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Can I Still Recover Damages If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

Can I Still Recover Damages If I Wasn’t Wearing a Seat Belt?

Car Accidents Car Insurance Personal Injury
You may even believe that, since you were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, you...
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Do I Need A Lawyer For My Car Accident? Yes, You do!

Do I Need A Lawyer For My Car Accident? Yes, You do!

Car Accidents Car Insurance
One question I am often asked by potential clients is if they really need to hire an attorney or if...
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Child Drowning Accidents Spike in Louisiana

Child Drowning Accidents Spike in Louisiana

Personal Injury Premises Liability Safety Tips
After more than a year in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, children and families across Louisiana are looking forward to...
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5 Essential Firework Safety Tips for Fourth of July

5 Essential Firework Safety Tips for Fourth of July

Safety Tips
Fireworks are a staple for Fourth of July celebrations, but they are also a common cause of injury during this...
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How Do I Accident-Proof My Home Before Summer?

How Do I Accident-Proof My Home Before Summer?

Personal Injury Premises Liability
During the summer months, you may have friends and family members coming over to spend quality time together. Whether you...
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How to Prevent These Common Summertime Accidents

How to Prevent These Common Summertime Accidents

Drunk Driving Accidents Personal Injury Premises Liability
The long, hot Louisiana summer is officially here! For many, this time of year is synonymous with relaxing by the...
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At Least 1 Dead, Multiple Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Louisiana Shore

At Least 1 Dead, Multiple Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Louisiana Shore

In The News
Seacore Power, a commercial vessel off the shore of Louisiana, capsized on Tuesday. Out of the 19-person crew, 6 people...
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What Does My Auto Insurance Policy Cover?

What Does My Auto Insurance Policy Cover?

Car Accidents Car Insurance
A car insurance policy is made up of many different components that offer various types of protection in the event...
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How Does Louisiana’s New Car Accident Rule Affect my Lawsuit?

How Does Louisiana’s New Car Accident Rule Affect my Lawsuit?

Car Accidents
Louisiana motorists who file insurance claims may face additional challenges for receiving maximum compensation due to a new law that...
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What Is Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” Car Accident Law?

What Is Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” Car Accident Law?

Car Accidents
Pursuing compensation after a car accident may seem easy on paper. You didn’t do anything wrong, and it’s clear which...
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What Is the Deadline for a Hurricane Damage Insurance Claim?

What Is the Deadline for a Hurricane Damage Insurance Claim?

Hurricane Damage Property Damage Claims
Louisiana has been hit hard in the past few years by devastating hurricanes, and 2020 was no different. Following the...
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5 Signs of Water Damage After a Storm

5 Signs of Water Damage After a Storm

Hurricane Damage Property Damage Claims
When a storm hits in the area of your home, you may be thanking your lucky stars that your property...
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Why You Need a Hurricane Property Damage Claims Attorney

Why You Need a Hurricane Property Damage Claims Attorney

Hurricane Damage Property Damage Claims
Hurricanes are some of the most destructive forces of nature with the ability to wreak havoc on homes, families, businesses,...
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What Should I Do If My Property Was Damaged in a Hurricane?

What Should I Do If My Property Was Damaged in a Hurricane?

Hurricane Damage Property Damage Claims
Damage to your property caused by a storm or hurricane can leave your life suddenly upended. Being left to pick...
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How “Wet Floor” Signs Impact a Slip and Fall Accident Case

How “Wet Floor” Signs Impact a Slip and Fall Accident Case

Premises Liability Slip and Falls
We’ve all seen those yellow “wet floor” signs used in stores, restaurants, and other businesses. Commercial businesses are supposed to...
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Missouri Court Rules That Coronavirus Counts as a Physical Loss

Missouri Court Rules That Coronavirus Counts as a Physical Loss

COVID-19 Insurance Claims
A number of small business owners across the country turned to their insurance companies when the novel coronavirus hit earlier...
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3 Things to Remember If You’re Injured on Someone’s Property

3 Things to Remember If You’re Injured on Someone’s Property

Premises Liability Slip and Falls
Injuries can happen anywhere. When they occur on someone’s residential property, you are entitled to file a premises liability claim...
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4 Facts and Statistics About Slip and Fall Accidents

4 Facts and Statistics About Slip and Fall Accidents

Premises Liability Slip and Falls
Falls happen every day, but just because they are common does not mean that they are by any means a...
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What Are the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer?

What Are the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer?

Car Accidents
Summer is right around the corner, and so is the excitement that comes with it. Many teenagers anticipate this time...
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Case Results: The Chopin Law Firm LLC Represents Two Employment Law Cases

Case Results: The Chopin Law Firm LLC Represents Two Employment Law Cases

Firm News
The Chopin Law Firm LLC recently represented clients in two employment law cases, both of which involved unpaid wages and...
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Eliminating Distractions in the Car

Eliminating Distractions in the Car

Car Accidents
Almost every person is guilty of distracted driving in some form, at some point. In fact, there’s a potential distraction...
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5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Distracted Driving

5 Ways You Can Help Prevent Distracted Driving

Car Accidents Distracted Driving Accident
On any given day, nine people are killed and another 1,000 people are injured in accidents involving a distracted driver....
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Timeline of Liability in a Rideshare Accident

Timeline of Liability in a Rideshare Accident

Car Accidents Rideshare Accidents
Most of us don’t think twice about pulling out our smartphones and calling a rideshare vehicle, such as an Uber...
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Small Business Insurance Claims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Small Business Insurance Claims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 Insurance Claims
Global health and safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic are causing a complete disruption and impediment to what many considered...
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Don’t Talk to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company

Don’t Talk to the Other Driver’s Insurance Company

Car Accidents Car Insurance
Insurance companies are notorious for using any means necessary to avoid paying injury victims proper compensation. One way they do...
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The 4 People to Talk to After a Car Accident

The 4 People to Talk to After a Car Accident

Car Accidents
Being involved in any sort of car accident can leave you with many questions. It’s important to know that there...
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Pursuing a Bigger Paycheck: Are Rideshare Drivers Encouraged to Ignore Traffic Laws?

Pursuing a Bigger Paycheck: Are Rideshare Drivers Encouraged to Ignore Traffic Laws?

Rideshare Accidents
Rideshare companies, such as Uber and Lyft, offer helpful services to individuals who are looking for a quick, safe, and...
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Hard Rock Developer & Contractors Lawyer Up After Collapse

Hard Rock Developer & Contractors Lawyer Up After Collapse

In The News
Questions still abound after the tragic collapse of New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel last week. On Sunday, two unstable cranes...
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Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Underscores Construction Dangers

Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Underscores Construction Dangers

In The News
On Saturday, part of New Orleans’ Hard Rock Hotel collapsed with 112 people inside. The building has been under construction...
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Distracted Louisiana Rideshare Drivers: The Unsettling Truth

Distracted Louisiana Rideshare Drivers: The Unsettling Truth

Distracted Driving Accident Rideshare Accidents
Uber and Lyft continue to grow year-over-year and as time goes on, more safety concerns begin to arise. Recent changes...
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What Makes Handling an Uber Accident Different From a Traditional Car Accident?

What Makes Handling an Uber Accident Different From a Traditional Car Accident?

Car Accidents Rideshare Accidents
If you’ve been involved in a car accident before, you’re probably familiar with the steps to take afterward in order...
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CDC Says E-Cigarettes Should Not Be Used, Pending Death Investigation

CDC Says E-Cigarettes Should Not Be Used, Pending Death Investigation

In The News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially taken a hard stance against e-cigarette devices and vape pens....
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Millennial Parents: The Most Distracted Drivers?

Millennial Parents: The Most Distracted Drivers?

Distracted Driving Accident
Those born between 1981 and 1996 are known as Millennials, a generation notorious for their technological advances and adamant cellphone...
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Elements of Negligence in Your Auto Accident

Elements of Negligence in Your Auto Accident

Car Accidents
Getting injured due to the negligence of another person is something that deserves justice. Luckily, there are laws in place...
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Distracted Driving Explained

Distracted Driving Explained

Distracted Driving Accident
For quite some time, drunk driving has been seen as far and above the single most dangerous way of driving....
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Most Common Places Car Accidents Happen and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Most Common Places Car Accidents Happen and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Car Accidents
It may come as no surprise to those who take the I-10 routinely, that highway is home to many of...
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Convenient Deliveries from Amazon Are Causing Serious Injuries

Convenient Deliveries from Amazon Are Causing Serious Injuries

Car Accidents In The News Truck Accidents
Last year, Amazon ordered 20,000 delivery vans for its program to bring merchandise from the computer screen to your front...
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Social Media’s Impact on Your Personal Injury Claim

Social Media’s Impact on Your Personal Injury Claim

Personal Injury
In this digital age we live in, if you’re not on social media you’re considered an outsider. Social media gives...
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Cenikor Outsources Patients & Violates Federal Labor Laws

Cenikor Outsources Patients & Violates Federal Labor Laws

In The News
People recovering from drug or alcohol addiction face many personal, physical, and emotional challenges that necessitate medically-assisted inpatient care programs...
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When the Pain Isn’t Physical: Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Mental Health?

When the Pain Isn’t Physical: Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Mental Health?

Workers Compensation
More often than not people believe that workers’ compensation only covers physical injuries. This brings attention to the question “What...
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A Visit to a Trampoline Park Can Result in Serious Injury

A Visit to a Trampoline Park Can Result in Serious Injury

Premises Liability Trampoline Accidents
Trampoline parks have become a very popular destination for families looking to have a uniquely fun experience with their children....
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Workers’ Compensation: A Step by Step Guide

Workers’ Compensation: A Step by Step Guide

Workers Compensation
Getting injured at work is something many of us hope never happens, especially if that injury is something that causes...
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Two-Boat Collision in Plaquemines Parish, New Orleans

Two-Boat Collision in Plaquemines Parish, New Orleans

In The News
Commercial Boat and Bay Boat Accident Near Boothville-Venice The Coast Guard has reported a crash between a 40-foot commercial boat...
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What Happens In Uninsured Motorist Accidents?

What Happens In Uninsured Motorist Accidents?

Personal Injury Uninsured Motorist Accidents
You’re off minding your own business, enjoying the beautiful Louisiana weather while cruising down the road. You are stopped at...
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Chopin Law Firm, LLC Receives Multiple Awards for 2019

Chopin Law Firm, LLC Receives Multiple Awards for 2019

Firm News
At Chopin Law Firm, LLC, we pride ourselves on fighting tirelessly for our clients. As New Orleans personal injury attorneys,...
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Car Accident Guide: Steps to Take and Things to Avoid

Car Accident Guide: Steps to Take and Things to Avoid

Car Accidents
Drunk driving, distracted driving, driving while fatigued, reckless endangerment; these all have a few things in common. They’re some of...
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Slip and Fall Case Against New Orleans Dollar Tree

Slip and Fall Case Against New Orleans Dollar Tree

In The News Premises Liability Slip and Falls
When landlords and business owners fail to remove obvious hazards on their properties – like a patch of wet floor...
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Attorneys Justin & Richard Chopin Named Super Lawyers

Attorneys Justin & Richard Chopin Named Super Lawyers

Firm News
Our experienced and skilled personal injury lawyers at The Chopin Law Firm LLC continue to be recognized as one of...
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Attorney Justin M. Chopin Represents Client in Slip & Fall Case

Attorney Justin M. Chopin Represents Client in Slip & Fall Case

Firm News Premises Liability Slip and Falls
Attorney Justin M. Chopin and the entire team here at The Chopin Law Firm, LLC is proud to represent Deborah...
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New Orleans Gastropub Closes Without Paying Employees

New Orleans Gastropub Closes Without Paying Employees

In The News
Capdeville, a gastropub located in the Central Business District, went out of business last month without ever paying the wages...
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Electrocution Accident in Metairie Sends 6 Workers to the Hospital

Electrocution Accident in Metairie Sends 6 Workers to the Hospital

Firm News In The News Workers Compensation
On April 19th, 2018, six industrial workers in Metairie suffered serious injuries and required hospitalization after being electrocuted. The workers...
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Dat Dog Restaurant Sued Over Improper Tipping Practices

Dat Dog Restaurant Sued Over Improper Tipping Practices

Employment Law
A legal dispute over tipping at Dat Dog restaurants in New Orleans has become part of a growing national debate...
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Chopin Law Firm Represents Client in Fatal Bayou Segnette Boating Accident

Chopin Law Firm Represents Client in Fatal Bayou Segnette Boating Accident

Firm News
On November 19, 2017, one woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured after their boat crashed into...
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Man Wrongfully Terminated After Injury

Man Wrongfully Terminated After Injury

Employment Law Firm News Workers Compensation
A man in Orleans Parish is seeking damages for a wrongful termination after he sustained a serious injury on the...
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Chopin Law Firm, LLC Takes Workplace Discrimination Case in New Orleans

Chopin Law Firm, LLC Takes Workplace Discrimination Case in New Orleans

Employment Law Firm News
Chopin Law Firm, LLC have taken a case involving two New Orleans men who allege they were subjected to workplace...
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The Chopin Law Firm LLC Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Jones Act Seaman

The Chopin Law Firm LLC Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Jones Act Seaman

Firm News Maritime Law
Our New Orleans personal injury attorneys at The Chopin Law Firm LLC are currently representing a Jones Act Seaman who...
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Justin M. Chopin Represents Daddy’s Hands Construction in Lawsuit

Justin M. Chopin Represents Daddy’s Hands Construction in Lawsuit

Firm News
Our own Attorney Justin M. Chopin of The Chopin Law Firm LLC is representing Daddy’s Hands Construction LLC in a...
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Richard “Dick” Chopin Joins The Chopin Law Firm PLLC

Richard “Dick” Chopin Joins The Chopin Law Firm PLLC

Firm News
The Chopin Law Firm is excited to welcome its newest member, Richard “Dick” Chopin to the firm. Dick is one...
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