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How Can A Lawyer Help Protect My Business?

Hiring a business lawyer is one of the best decisions you can make if you own a business. It is a proactive step that keeps your business assets and interests shielded from potential disaster. How Can A Business Lawyer Help Me? The intricacies of business law are often complex. To help keep you protected, hiring […]

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Things to Know Before Beginning Real Estate Litigation

Real estate law can be rather complex. Hiring a real estate lawyer may be the best way to help make sense of these laws. Read on to learn more about this valuable service. When Do I Need a Real Estate Lawyer? A real estate lawyer is able to act in several different capacities to help […]

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Top Ways a Power of Attorney Could Make Your Life Easier

It can be overwhelming to think about what will happen if you were no longer able to make competent decisions. You may also trust your loved ones will automatically gain control of your estate and act on your behalf in these situations. However, this is not necessarily true. Having a power of attorney can help […]

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Is A Dive Operator Responsible For My Injury Now?

Diving injuries can be life changing, and in some situations, fatal. However, in many recreational and commercial diving cases, the accident was preventable. Instances Where a Dive Operator is Responsible for an Injury Scuba diving has inherent risks. Because of this, many dive operators require you to sign a liability release or waiver. However, this […]

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Q&A with a Houma Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are considering whether or not to pursue a personal injury lawsuit, you probably have several questions running through your mind. At Waitz & Downer, we want to help address some of those questions and concerns you may have. Personal Injury Q&A What should I do after I have been injured? As with any […]

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5 Differences between Truck and Car Accidents

Distracted driving has been linked to roughly 25% of all fatal crashes. In fact, studies have shown that taking your eyes off the road for 3 to 5 seconds is all it takes for a fatal accident to occur. While any accident can result in a fatality, those that occur between a large truck and […]

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4 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

The decision to put your loved one in a nursing home was likely not an easy one. However, once made, you entrust your loved one to the care of the professionals who work within that facility. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is more common than you may realize. Recognizing the signs can be an essential step […]

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Preparing to Meet with a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Being injured at work can be debilitating. Not only can it result in a personal injury, it can also lead to stressful working conditions or fears of retaliation. However, if you have been injured at work – the lawyers at Waitz & Downer have your back. Do you need to meet with a workers’ compensation […]

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What to Do If You Are Injured By a Distracted Driver

While distracted driving has always been a problem, it has become much more serious with the evolution of cell phones and smartphones. With so many features, functions, and capabilities available in the palm of your hand, cell phone usage is creating quite a dangerous driving environment. What You Need to Know About Distracted Driving Plenty […]

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Personal Injury Settlement Negotiation Tips

Being injured because of someone’s negligence can be stressful, painful, and expensive. When you make a claim, it will be followed by a personal injury settlement. Negotiating a personal injury settlement can take more work than you would expect, which is why it is best to hire a personal injury lawyer. To get you the […]

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