Tips for Safe Cycling

As traffic increases and vehicles grow even bigger it seems like it is harder and harder for people to be mindful of everyone on the road. Most drivers are only looking out for other four-wheeled machines. So unfortunately, it is up to those on two wheels to practice even more defensive awareness. This is why […] Learn more...

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can be caused by many things. Accidents, stroke or exposures to chemicals are all things that can cause them. So what exactly is a TBI? It is anything that injures brain cells. Unlike other physical injuries, damage to the brain isn’t easy to see. Symptoms may take weeks to appear and […] Learn more...

The Good, The Bad, The Defective Product

From the moment we wake up every morning, we use products that were made by someone else. We go about our day with complete faith that the products we use are fully functioning and safe. But what happens when that product fails us? Unfortunately, defective products fall make it to market and innocent consumers are […] Learn more...

MARITIME WORKERS: KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

deGravelles & Palmintier Is the Voice of Maritime Employees in Louisiana

It would be an understatement to say that the country depends on Louisiana’s maritime workers. Our deepwater ports between Baton Rouge and New Orleans are among the largest in the U.S., and 80 percent of the country’s offshore oil and gas resources come through Louisiana. The tens of thousands of maritime employees in water transportation, […] Learn more...