Bloom Legal LLC

We are a full service law firm located in New Orleans, LA. Our exceptional service is only surpassed by our concern for our clients. Bloom Legal was founded in January of 2004 with a mission to provide citizens in the state of Louisiana and the greater New Orleans area with comprehensive and exceptional legal service. Our firm concentrates in criminal defense, personal injury and insurance claims. We aim to get our clients the results they expect in a professional and efficient manner. As a New Orleans based firm, we are committed more than ever to the rebuilding process and the people that make up our unique and wonderful city.

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Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in Criminal Defense, Mardi Gras In life, there are many great questions. Where do we come from? Why are we here? Why do you drive on a parkway and park in a driveway? In New Orleans, there’s another timeless question: where the heck do you go to the bathroom at Mardi Gras? The city places porta potties at various locations around the city, but they are not always easy…
Posted on Feb 19, 2020 in Criminal Defense If you made a mistake a while back and broke the law without getting caught, you may feel like you are in the clear. Don’t be so sure, though. Louisiana prosecutors usually have years to arrest and charge someone for committing a crime. For the most violent crimes, you could be charged decades after the fact. Statutes of limitations are laws that establish set periods within which…
Posted on Feb 6, 2020 in Criminal Defense, Traffic What happens if an Uber, Lyft, taxi or other rideshare gets pulled over? Can the officer search the passengers or arrest them? In the grand scheme of things, rideshare services are still pretty new. As such, much of the legal specifics surrounding the services are still somewhat unclear. In many cases, there are not specific laws relative to rideshare services. However, the existing traffic laws…
Posted on Jan 13, 2020 in Local Issues New Orleans hosts the 2020 College Football National Championship game tonight, January 13th.  LSU will look to cap off a historic season with a win against Clemson. The city is sure to be packed with fans and media. Be prepared for heavy traffic and even an interstate shutdown. US President Donald Trump will attend the National Championship game it has been announced. Interstate 10 will be shut…
Posted on Jan 9, 2020 in Courts, Local Issues On December 13th the city of New Orleans was struck by a cyberattack. Mayor Cantrell ordered a State of Emergency after ransomware was detected in the system. City hall servers were taken offline to prevent hackers gaining access to sensitive and personal information. It’s now January. The servers have been offline for approaching a full month. Fallout from the cyberattack has been widespread, particularly impacting…
Posted on Dec 30, 2019 in Uncategorized Increased police presence and DUI checkpoints are likely in New Orleans this New Year’s.  New Years 2020 is right around the corner. All over New Orleans, locals and tourists will be celebrating the end of the decade. There will be plenty of partying, drinking, and revelry. The NOPD will also be out in full force around the city to combat drunk driving. There will likely be multiple checkpoints…
Posted on Dec 30, 2019 in DUI/DWI, NOPD Increased police presence and DUI checkpoints are likely in New Orleans during New Years and Mardi Gras. The holidays may be wrapping up in most places around the country. However, in New Orleans, the New Year celebration means Mardi Gras is right around the corner. We’re just getting started. All over New Orleans, locals and tourists will be celebrating for the next couple months. There will…
Posted on Dec 23, 2019 in Uncategorized Uber and Lyft cut down on drunk drivers and keep our streets safer. ‘Tis the season for celebration with friends and family. Throughout the holidays,  people around the New Orleans area will be getting together to look back on one year and toward the next one. Whether you’re attending the office Christmas party, hosting family from out of town, or inviting everyone over for some ‘nog—there will be…
Posted on Dec 10, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Local Issues In the wake of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, civil negligence lawsuits have been filed against the builders and designers. These lawsuits will attempt to show that they did not do their jobs properly, and should be held fiscally responsible for the collapse. If negligence can be proven, the involved parties would be responsible for compensation to those workers, bystanders, and their families who…