Category: Personal Injury

Boating Accidents at Night

February 14, 2019 Accident

Nighttime boating accidents tend to occur more around the holidays. Oftentimes, alcohol consumption by the watercraft operator is the main contributor to the boating accident. Another common cause is poor nighttime navigation lighting. It is permissible to operate a boat or watercraft at night in Louisiana. However, proper safety precautions […]

Mansfield Melancon Attorneys Kelley Dick and Scott Mansfield have been selected among the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars”

January 21, 2019 Announcements and Law Updates

Mansfield Melancon Attorneys Kelley Dick and Scott Mansfield have been selected among the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars,” a recognition of the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state who are either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. The selection process […]

Can You Sue Lyft or Uber?

January 10, 2019 Accident

This post will examine whether a ridesharing passenger who is injured in an accident can sue a ridesharing company such as Lyft or Uber. Look out for Part II of the series that will discuss what to do if you are the driver or passenger in another vehicle that is […]