Category: Personal Injury

Orleans Parish School Board Member Seth Bloom Supports Transparency

Orleans Inspector General Ed Quatrevaux is getting fed up with the Orleans Parish School Board’s resistance to an audit he requested on Nov. 29, 2012. Now, seven months later, the School Board is still fighting […]

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Suspect in Deadly DWI Released from Hospital

Jennifer Englade, the woman responsible for the death of three over Memorial Day weekend, was released from the LSU Interim Hospital yesterday afternoon. Still wearing a neck brace and with bandages on her arms, Englade […]

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DUI Checkpint Stops 1000, Arrests None

Los Angeles, Calif. – This past weekend over 1,000 drivers were stopped at a DUI checkpoint in the Burbank area of LA, and none were over the legal limit. In the 5 hours from 9 […]

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Two DWIs in 24 Hours

A 26-year-old woman impressively garnered two DWIs in 24 hours in Slidell this past weekend. Marjorie Portier, a Mississippi woman, was first pulled over at 2:30am Saturday morning after swerving dangerously in front of an […]

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Football Players Sue NFL for Damages

Former professional football players have launched a lawsuit against the National Football League, or NFL, holding the members of the organization responsible for actively promoting and profiting from a culture of violence that has led […]

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Orleans Parish Sobriety Checkpoint May 24th

NOPD will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint tonight on May 24th, 2013. NOPD did not announced where the checkpoints will be taking place, but they will be conducted between 9pm and 5am. If you or […]

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Spinal Tap Bass Player Files Suit for Noise Violation

The members of satirical rock group Spinal Tap may have given up the loud music and the rock-and-roll lifestyle in recent years, New Orleans personal injury attorneys report. Harry Shearer, the band’s bass player, has […]

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North Carolina DUIs/DWIs

Sometimes at Bloom Legal we are fortunate to have contributions from other bloggers around the country that are on point with topics that affect us here in New Orleans , Louisiana. If you have any […]

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Family of Child Injured in Shooting May Seek Legal Action

A fatal shooting in Mid-City last month left two men dead, and a third-grade boy severely injured, New Orleans police say. The family of 8-year-old Daymond Harris reported that the boy is awake and talking, […]

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How Blood Alcohol Content is Calculated in a DUI Arrest

Hopefully, you will never be in a situation where you are arrested for DUI or DWI. Of course, you do not want to get arrested at all. However, if you are in this situation, it […]

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The Social Implications Of Drunk Driving

Drinking and driving is a serious crime that can result in very negative consequences. From expensive fines to serving jail time, getting arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol can completely ruin a […]

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Leaving the scene of an accident in Louisiana

If you are involved in a car accident where someone was injured or there was property damage you have a duty to stop your vehicle and exchange information with the other driver or allow the […]

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Louisiana Residents With New York Traffic Tickets

If you have a Louisiana driver’s license and receive a New York traffic ticket, you should not ignore your New York ticket and think you are off the hook. Each state has their own laws […]

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Orleans & Jefferson Parish Sobriety Checkpoints Feb. 28th

NOPD and JPSO will be conducting sobriety checkpoints tonight on February 28th, 2013. The checkpoints in Jefferson Parish will be from 8pm and 2am located on the West Bank. NOPD did not announced where the […]

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Two Major Causes of Unprecedented Car Accidents

Car accidents may happen in a split second, very abruptly, that one could only notice it has already taken place after a momentary blackout. A lot of factors have been raised as to why these […]

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New Year’s Eve 2013

New Orleans is a great New Year’s Eve destination for tourists – so much so that it was chosen as the top New Year’s Eve destination by Travel + Leisure magazine. As visitors fill up […]

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MADD & Louisiana State Police Launch “Zero for December”

Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Louisiana State Police launched their anti-DWI program, Zero for December, this past Thanksgiving weekend. Zero for December is a highway safety awareness campaign meant to educate drivers about the […]

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Never Say Die in Fighting for Your Injury Claim

Losing hope in a personal injury claim is and will never really be the best recourse that an accident victim could have; it is only an additional burden to bear. It is not, however, uncommon […]

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