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    • What Pharmaceutical Companies Don’t Want You To Know

      What Pharmaceutical Companies Don’t Want You To Know

      There’s no denying that big pharma means big business—but the big question is, “who is the real benefactor?” While treating America’s ills seems like an altruistic endeavor on the surface, today’s pharmaceutical companies have gone beyond simply pioneering new treatments […]

    • Firefighters in “Baton Rouge North” Give Good July 4th Safety Tips

      Firefighters in “Baton Rouge North” Give Good July 4th Safety Tips

      While LSU did not bring home the national championship from Omaha in last week’s College World Series, the relationship between Baton Rouge and “Baton Rouge North” was further strengthened. The hospitality of Omaha to LSU fans was matched by the […]

    • Farmers Win Against Syngenta In First Trial

      Farmers Win Against Syngenta In First Trial

      A Kansas City jury ordered Syngenta to pay $217.7 million to more than 7,000 Kansas farmers today. We wrote earlier about the corn farmers claims against Syngenta. In November 2013, China detected genetically modified traits in U.S. corn shipments. Because […]

    • The First Lawsuit Against Syngenta Over China Trade Goes to Trial

      The First Lawsuit Against Syngenta Over China Trade Goes to Trial

      In November 2013, China detected genetically modified traits in U.S. corn shipments. Because China had not approved the genetically modified trait, it halted U.S. corn imports. The following month, the Chinese government issued a warning notification strengthening the inspection and […]

    • Louisiana Coastal Areas Could See Increase in Flood Insurance Premiums

      Louisiana Coastal Areas Could See Increase in Flood Insurance Premiums

      Congress is set to reform the National Flood Insurance Program later this year.  We have written before about how the NFIP has needed reform for years — it is $25 billion is debt.  One of the suggested ways to fix […]

    • Rideshare Insurance: What Uber and Lyft Drivers Should Consider   

      Rideshare Insurance: What Uber and Lyft Drivers Should Consider  

      Those working for popular ridesharing companies such as Uber or Lyft might be putting themselves at considerable risk by only having personal auto insurance.   Ridesharing drivers are required to carry auto insurance that conforms with state law and then the […]

    • The Final Tally — $17.2 Billion Estimated in Damages to Natural Resources from the BP Oil Spill

      The Final Tally — $17.2 Billion Estimated in Damages to Natural Resources from the BP Oil Spill

      April 20, 2017 marked the 7th anniversary of the tragic BP Oil Spill.  That event cost 11 men their lives, seriously injured dozens, and caused billions of dollars in economic damages to businesses along the Gulf Coast.  But seven years later, […]

    • Distractions Cause Record Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Distractions Cause Record Number of Pedestrian Deaths

      Walking might still be the safest way to travel, but a new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association shows that the risks have increased significantly. There has been an 11% increase nationwide in the number of pedestrian deaths […]

    • FEMA Extends Deadline For Louisiana Flood Victims Another 60 Days

      FEMA Extends Deadline For Louisiana Flood Victims Another 60 Days

      As we have noted in previous posts, flood insurance policyholders have deadlines they must comply with to ensure full and fair payments from their insurance companies. These deadlines are critical — failure to meet them can result in denial of […]

    • LOUISIANA CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 2004 TAKES ON THE “WARRIOR DASH”

      LOUISIANA CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 2004 TAKES ON THE “WARRIOR DASH”

      “Warrior Dash” is a well-known race series that hosts extreme obstacle races throughout the United States.   People obviously enjoy racing through the various obstacles and the spirit of camaraderie that permeates.  That there is inherent risk of some danger is exhilarating. The recent “Warrior Dash” […]