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Posted on Sep 18, 2019 in Uncategorized For people injured in an accident, bills can pile up quickly. From medical costs, to vehicle repairs, loss of property, and missed work—an injury can result in lots of unexpected expenses. Most people don’t have thousands of dollars just sitting around for if something goes wrong. These expenses can alter your quality of life and affect the livelihood of you and your family. Fortunately, there may be legal…
Posted on Sep 10, 2019 in Criminal Defense Let’s talk about probable cause. What it is, when the police need it and what it means if you’ve been arrested in Louisiana. When do the police need probable cause? Simply put, the police can only arrest you in Louisiana under two circumstances—if they have a warrant or probable cause to believe you’ve committed a crime. A law enforcement official must convince a judge that probable cause…
Posted on Aug 30, 2019 in Criminal Defense In recent months, there has been quite a bit of chatter about revenge porn on various news outlet. In fact, one of the latest articles on the subject discusses the recent passage of what has been deemed a historic revenge porn bill in New York. But what, exactly, is revenge porn? Our New Orleans criminal defense attorney explains. Revenge Porn Defined The posting of “revenge porn” is…
Posted on Aug 23, 2019 in DUI/DWI As summer winds down, so do many of the fun-filled festivities that typically occur before the children return to school. Still, Labor Day is approaching and every New Orleans DUI lawyer at our firm knows that for some individuals, there is still plenty of partying and drinking left to do. As always, we encourage everyone to stay safe and avoid drinking and driving. However, if you find yourself…
Posted on Aug 16, 2019 in Personal Injury If you are involved in a car accident and your car sustains no major damage will it affect the outcome of your personal injury case? This is a common myth in the realm of personal injury. Damage to your vehicle and damage to your bodily person are unique factors in an accident, and you can seek legal compensation for either or both. If you were involved in…
Posted on Aug 5, 2019 in Uncategorized Bloom Legal is thrilled to announce that the winner of this year’s Annual Bloom Legal Scholarship is Samantha Davis! Scholarship recipient Samantha Davis with her family Samantha will be attending the University of Illinois Springfield in the fall, and Bloom is happy to play a part in helping her achieve her aspirations of being a teacher and mentor! Below, read Samantha’s winning essay. Congrats Samantha! Annual Bloom Legal…
Posted on Aug 1, 2019 in Personal Injury When a personal injury in Louisiana occurs due to someone else’s fault, the victim usually has a right to obtain compensation for their damages and losses suffered. The two primary ways to get compensated by the at-fault party include entering into an out-of-court personal injury settlement or going ahead with a civil lawsuit to collect damages through a court verdict. While it is always possible that a…
Posted on Jul 24, 2019 in Personal Injury What happens if you lose a personal injury claim? It is a concern lots of people have in the wake of an accident or injury. Without a settlement, how will you afford to pay your medical bills, to fix your car or property? How will you make up for lost wages if you were forced to miss work? Expenses can pile up fast following an injury. If…
Posted on Jul 18, 2019 in Criminal Defense In the internet age, it’s harder than ever to clear your criminal record. A quick Google search for criminal background checks will produce a plethora of private companies and websites offering the service. People pay these services a lot of money to get reports ran on people. It’s a bigtime business with little overhead. It’s no wonder there are so many background checkers out there, and new…
Posted on Jul 9, 2019 in Personal Injury, Traffic No one plans to get in a car accident, but if it does happen, the best thing you can do for yourself is be prepared! As people who deal with the unfortunate ramifications of car and truck accidents every day,  as well as members of the community, we want to make New Orleans the safest city it can be. That’s why we created our spectacular,…