J.C. Lawrence and Associates Blog http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/ recent posts en-us Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:52:05 -0600 The importance of investigation in criminal defense http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/15057 Mother Jones has a good article on the importance of an investigation in criminal defense. The article also mentions that the Public Defender in Florida is elected. How would that play out here in Lousiana? Would it strengthen the office of public defender?

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2014-08-12 09:15:01 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/15057
The Governor’s ambitious privatization efforts suffer a serious setback, critics warn of statewide consequences http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/13621 Mark Ballard reported this weekend that the federal government dealt a serious setback to Governor Bobby Jindal’s privatization plan for state-run hospital facilities.

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2014-05-06 10:41:22 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/13621
New Orleans Legislator, Austin Badon, Pulls Marijuana Bill http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12954 The point of HB14 is to address second and subsequent convictions for simple marijuana possession. A second conviction would be punishable by up to two years in prison, instead of up to five years. A third conviction would be punishable by up to five years, instead of up to 20 years. Prosecutors would no longer be able to use simple marijuana possession convictions to send offenders away for life as habitual offenders.

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2014-04-08 12:01:36 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12954
Workers Compensation Insurance Decrease Effective May 1, 2014 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12726 Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon announced that rates for workers’ compensation insurance will decrease in Louisiana effective May 1, 2014.

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2014-03-25 11:27:28 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12726
Know Your Rights: What To Do If You're Stopped By Police, Immigration Agents or the FBI http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12437 This is a wonderful summary of your rights, responsibilities and helpful tips on how to handle the police if you are stopped or arrested. 

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2014-03-06 11:23:58 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12437
A Must Read: Frequently Asked Questions on Personal Injury Law Series #4 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12364 Welcome to our series of questions and answers on personal injury law. Know your rights. Know how much your case is worth. Know when to call an attorney to answer your personal injury related questions. 

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2014-02-25 14:58:51 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12364
A Must Read: Frequently Asked Questions on Personal Injury Law Series #3 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12282 Welcome to our series of questions and answers on personal injury law. Know your rights. Know how much your case is worth. Know when to call an attorney to answer your personal injury related questions. 

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2014-02-18 11:59:46 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12282
A Must Read: Frequently Asked Questions on Personal Injury Law Series #2 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12233 Welcome to our series of questions and answers on personal injury law. Know your rights. Know how much your case is worth. Know when to call an attorney to answer your personal injury related questions. 

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2014-02-12 15:07:26 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12233
A Must Read: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Personal Injury Law Series #1 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12204 Welcome to our series of questions and answers on personal injury law. Know your rights. Know how much your case is worth. Know when to call an attorney to answer your personal injury related questions. 

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2014-02-10 12:09:04 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12204
Driving On Ice - Do YOU Know What To Do After A Car Accident? http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12175 Roads in and around New Orleans have been dangerous this winter season, do you know what do if you are involved in a car accident?

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2014-02-06 11:43:23 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12175
Attention All Parents! Product Recalls this Week Include Pacifiers and Strollers. http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12128 These products may harm your baby. Read here for the latest on stroller and pacifier recalls, and if you own these products - contact the manufacturer ASAP. If you have sustained an injury because of these products, contact us!

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2014-02-03 09:10:29 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/12128
DUI On Your Record Can Ruin Your Life http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11904 A DUI on your record can ruin your life, unless you are Justin Bieber and then it just means more publicity. Since you are (probably) not Mr. Bieber, you may want to read this post. 

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2014-01-23 15:12:41 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11904
Do you have a food allergy? Kraft Velveeta product recalled http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11848 2014-01-20 11:30:00 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11848 Job Creation and Crime Reduction http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11837 New Orleans City Council race heats up and crime is a top issue. 

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2014-01-17 14:59:01 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11837
Marijuana, Politics, and Louisiana Law http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11811 Marijuana is highly criminalized in Louisiana, and it is important to know the law. If you have a marijuana or a drug related charge, contact us. 

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2014-01-15 14:27:12 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11811
A Split Decision on BP Oil Spill – Upheld Lower Court’s Decision Approving Multibillion Dollar Settlement with BP of Private Claims http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11761 A split decision of a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld a lower court decision approving a multibillion-dollar settlement with BP of private claims stemming from the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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2014-01-13 10:41:27 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11761
U.S. Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11756 As the polar vortex ends, U.S. Boiler Company Inc., of Lancaster, Penn. recalls over 26,000 heating boilers across America.

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2014-01-10 14:06:47 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11756
Burns Resurrects Bad Bill http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11747 Louisiana lawmaker resurrects bill to allow off-duty police to bring guns into bars

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2014-01-09 11:12:10 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11747
The Mardi Gras is Almost Here, Watch The Road. http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11744 The Mardi Gras season can be a dangerous time on the road. 

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2014-01-08 16:58:02 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11744
33,000 Child Car Seats Recalled 2014 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11742 Do you use one of these car seats? Have you been in a car accident?

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2014-01-08 15:50:29 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/11742
Zeitoun found not guilty on charges he tried to kill his ex-wife http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/10423  

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2013-08-29 09:37:43 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/10423
Three Reasons You Need a New Orleans Personal Injury Lawyer Following an Auto Accident http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/6410 Auto accidents happen every day in New Orleans and, in many cases, they cause serious harm to the people involved. If you or a loved one has been involved in a car crash, contact law enforcement immediately. If you have been hurt, you should also contact a New Orleans personal injury attorney. Here are three of the most important reasons why contacting an attorney is important.

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2012-12-18 15:35:06 http://www.jclawrence.com/blog/6410