While it is true that motorcyclists are overrepresented in roadway fatalities, it’s hardly fair to place all of the blame on them. According to the United States Department of Transportation (NHTSA), per vehicle miles travelled in 2020, “motorcyclists [during this time frame] were about 28 times more likely than passenger vehicle occupants to die in…

In a world where vehicle travel is still the most economical way to move around, we all have to share our highways and interstates. With a broad mix of mopeds, motorcycles, small passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, flatbed trailers, refrigerated trucks, 18-wheelers, and even the occasional hazardous cargo or wide load, the roads can be…

Expertise.com works to make it easy to find the best local expert. They feature objectively quantified and qualified professionals hand-picked by a selection process. After analyzing Stephen C. Gaubert’s professionalism and expertise, he was once again named as one of the Best Probate Lawyers in Lafayette, Louisiana in 2022. The Law Office of Stephen Gaubert is…

Part of the unintended blowback observed in the aftermath of a global pandemic is the realization that everyone, no matter how much or little you have, needs to set aside legal directives in case of their sudden death. Most people simply don’t like to think about mortality, and that is understandable. Sometimes it takes something…

For the first time since Covid, there is hopeful research that the needle may finally be moving on a troubling statistic. The truth is, many Americans refuse to have a will or estate plan in place. Caring.com, a popular website dedicated to providing information and resources to those caring for aging relatives has been conducting…

As employees and business owners alike begin sorting out the long-term economical effects of COVID-19, one undeniable truth that has emerged is that everyone is feeling the pressure to adapt. We are all seeing the gradual switch from the pandemic phase to an endemic foreseeable future where we will continue living with the coronavirus in…

If death and taxes are truly the only things you can’t avoid, then it should make good sense to assume that everyone has a will or estate plan in place. Unfortunately, this couldn’t be further from the truth. A recent (2021) Gallup Poll found that 54% of Americans have no formal will in place to…

When it comes down to the wire, there are only two types of people in this world. Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one who died with no will in place, and those who haven’t. People in the former group, given the opportunity, would gladly share stories with the latter group and…

The U.S. has the highest car insurance in the world as a nation, and Louisiana has the highest car insurance rates in the U.S., according to a recent article by insure.com, an aggregator of insurance news. This puts us at ground zero for premiums, which increase a little each year for most carriers. While drinking…

The Four Most Common Reasons for Car Accidents For many Americans, diving is such an enmeshed part of our daily routines that it is easy to find yourself on “autopilot,” finding yourself at your destination but forgetting small details about your trip to work or home. Since we spend, according to The New York Post,…

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