Who is at risk of becoming a flood victim? Chances are, the answer is not necessarily mapped out by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA created designated maps that are supposed to indicate which homes are at risk of being subjected to flooding, and to what degree. These maps, in theory, are based off a…

While your insurance company is often pegged as the bad guy when your homeowners claim starts going awry, there is an overlooked enemy—predatory vendors. Ironically, third party companies and public adjusters may try to exploit the “we’ve got your back” narrative of insurance advertising. As suggested by their tendency to sell themselves as members of…

Construction sites can be some of the most promising places, symbolizing growth, innovation, creativity, stewardship and work ethic. The construction industry provides jobs to over eight million Americans who work together for the benefit of society as a whole. But despite the wonderful opportunities construction jobs provide, there are also many dangerous aspects of those…

Slip and Fall FAQ As a potential plaintiff in a slip and fall case, there are likely thousands of questions that you have. Below we have answered a few of the most common that people have. What must I prove as the Plaintiff? As a plaintiff you bear the burden of proof by a preponderance…

  Most people with a smartphone are engaged in social media apps, including e-mails and text messages. In a divorce case, however, social media activity can create evidence that can be used against one or both parties to affect alimony, child custody, child support, and more. Here are some tips for how to behave appropriately…

Being excluded is always unsettling, but it’s even worse when it pertains to a situation that you expected to be covered under your insurance policy. Panic can begin to set in when you’re standing in the wreckage of a burst pipe or fallen tree. It sets even further when you’re informed that the cleanup process…

For most parents, there is always a certain level of stress and uncertainty that comes with co-parenting, even if your relationship with the other parent is solid. As any Louisiana custody attorney will tell you, when you throw in the additional turmoil that comes with storm evacuation, that stress and anxiety can often rise to…

 Download Our FREE Ebook: Overcoming Disaster: Tips and Pointers  After a storm, damage is oftentimes spotted right away. It is easy to be prompted to file an insurance claim when there’s standing flood water or blown out windows. But what about damage that isn’t immediately visible? Hail damage, for example, may not become apparent until…