January 12, 2018 No comments exist

Insurance Bad Faith & Property Damage Claims   Laws are constantly evolving, so at Scott, Vicknair, Hair, and Checki we make it a point to keep up with these changes in assuring that quality services are provided to our clients. A way that some of our experienced property casualty attorneys are doing this is by…

January 11, 2018 No comments exist

Drone Propellers and Personal Injury Injuries can result from many situations. One of the newest occurrences of personal injury is injury caused by drones. Hundreds of cases of drones causing property damage or personal injury have surfaced in the last three years since drones were popularized for personal use in 2015. Common places where drones…

January 8, 2018 No comments exist

The Rise of Hoverboard Fires House fires can start any number of ways. As technology advances, the types of dangers we face increase, too. One of the newest ways that we need to be aware of: house fires caused by hoverboards or a hoverboard battery. A “hoverboard” is a self-balancing scooter. Though hoverboards may be…

January 6, 2018 No comments exist

Succession and Estate Planning FAQ What is estate planning? A deceased person’s estate is their assets and liabilities that they leave behind when they pass away. Estate planning is when you look at all your options for documenting your assets and liabilities, and you arrange for the management of your estate. When you work with an experienced…

January 6, 2018 No comments exist

Lauren E. CheckiSamuel J FordDavid P. VicknairAndrew K JacobyGalen M. HairRising Stars list by Super Lawyers We are pleased to announce that five of our attorneys have been selected for the 2018 Louisiana Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. This annual list is compiled in order to offer a credible, diverse, and comprehensive listing of…

January 6, 2018 No comments exist

Drunk Driving Accidents & Punitive Damages Every 90 seconds someone is injured by a drunk driver and every 50 minutes, someone dies because of a drunk driving car accident according to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The rates are staggering & the loss is devastating. Although it can be difficult to recover…

January 6, 2018 No comments exist

Family Law The negative stigma attached to a prenuptial agreement is a detriment to many people who could actually benefit from getting one. The idea that bringing up a prenuptial agreement means you expect an upcoming marriage to fail is not only highly outdated, but in many cases entirely false. Instead, many people pursue this…

January 6, 2018 No comments exist

Your first holiday post-divorce (or separation) will no doubt be new emotional territory. You have gotten so used to the way things used to be and this new holiday season will not be the same. The uncertainty of the situation can be stressful. The practical questions arise: who will have the kids when? Who should…

December 20, 2017 No comments exist

INSURANCE WON’T COVER WIND DAMAGE—NOW WHAT?   Property Damage Many people buy homeowner’s insurance as a precaution in case the worst occurs. Depending on the location of the home, people might be likely to experience extreme weather conditions, particularly during harsh storms, hurricanes, and tornadoes. However, insurance companies don’t make money by paying customer claims;…

December 20, 2017 No comments exist

  WHAT IS MY INSURANCE COMPANY OBLIGATED TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT?   Car Accidents / Insurance Claims / Personal Injury Every insurance policy is a bit different, but there are certain expectations every insurer must meet after an accident. In the state of Louisiana, every insurance policy must meet the minimum coverage requirements, which includes…