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As a maritime employee, you may find that your workload includes time on a barge. Barges are used to transport goods via waterways, with the main deck where employees work during travel. When employed on a barge, there are safety concerns at play. There are different accident types that can take place, where the employees…Read More
When working in the maritime industry, one of the most devastating accidents that can take place is a vessel collision. Even with global positioning systems in place and radio communications, accidents involving vessels at sea still exist. There are several types of collisions that can occur and employees aboard such vessels should be aware of…Read More
Have you or someone you love been involved in an accident that resulted in an injury? If so, you may be wondering if you have a valid personal injury claim to receive compensation for your financial losses. There are three primary questions you need to ask yourself to determine if you have a personal injury…Read More
Louisiana is one of 21 states that has passed legislation allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on its roads. Among other benefits, the introduction of this emerging technology has the potential to bring new revenue to the state. However, there are many questions still unanswered regarding the safety risks that autonomous vehicles could pose to…Read More
The offshore industry is a dangerous one when it comes to employment. Offshore workers often become injured due to the dangerous environment aboard vessels as well as oil rigs. It is important to learn what causes offshore slips and falls so you can avoid them when employed in this industry. From scrubbed floors to tripping…Read More
Louisiana’s “seat belt gag law” was established to protect injured motorists who were not wearing a seat belt at the time of an accident from being penalized by the jury during a civil trial. Sen. Sharon Hewitt – (R) Slidell recently introduced a bill that would reverse the current law, but it failed to pass.…Read More
When working in the maritime industry, accidents are a common occurrence. In many cases, an accident leads to injury on a maritime vessel, due to human error. There have been reports of maritime accidents that are caused strictly due to the action of another person. From small fires to the improper usage of machinery, accidents…Read More
Just like other industries, seamen are at risk of an injury due to a work-related accident. Because the maritime industry is so dangerous, the courts have recognized the need for laws and regulations to ensure employee protection. General maritime law protects employees by providing the opportunity for injured employees to claim compensation due to medical…Read More
For most accidents in the state of Louisiana, the driver who is at fault in the accident is responsible for paying damages to the driver who was not at fault. This means that the at-fault driver’s insurance company would compensate the other driver for the injuries or property damages that they sustained. But what if…Read More
Seamen is a term used to describe an individual who is assigned as an employee on a vessel out on the open seas. Such employment for seamen includes a deckhand, marine rigger, assistance cook, second officer and more. There are several positions that an employee can hold within a ship as it travels on the…Read More
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Attorney Brent Cueria founded the Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C. located in New Orleans, in order to focus on the representation of injured individuals, where his true passion is. Mr. Cueria uses his past experience to diligently advocate for the injured and disabled clients he now represents against the insurance companies.
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The team at Cueria Law Firm is here to assist you in all steps of your case - setting up doctor's appointments, starting an insurance claim, requesting a rental car, and more. We understand life after an accident can be overwhelming, but you aren't going through it alone.