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Melvin Albritton Recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in Personal Injury Law

Melvin Albritton has joined the ranks of the Lawyers of Distinction. Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in the United States in their respective field. Based on its review of Mr. Albritton’s work, it has

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Copyright Concerns At Jazz Fest Parties

As I walk to Jazz Fest every year, I inevitably pass people who live near the fairgrounds having a party in their yard. It usually sparks a question in my mind of whether these near-Jazz Fest parties are violating copyright law. This year I decided to answer it in advance. And like most legal questions, the answer

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5 Things To Do After A Car Accident

Accidents happen. Even the safest drivers can be involved in a collision. Regardless of who is at fault, after an accident do these 5 things: 1.  Take a Deep Breath In the immediate aftermath of a car accident, you will probably be in shock and have adrenaline coursing through your blood stream. You may be feeling fear

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Does Filing A Claim Increase My Premium?

I am often asked by property owners if they should file a claim for all storm related damage. Many fear that if they file a claim, even for a small amount of damage, their insurer will use the claim as a reason to raise their rates. So, will filing a claim for property damage increase

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Can Animals Own A Copyright?

My kids introduced me to Bini the Bunny this past week. For those who do not know, Bini is a rambunctious bunny rabbit whose owner films his exploits and posts them to youtube.com. One of the videos in particular caught my attention: That is a really cool painting Bini has made in this video! But

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Does My Car Insurance Cover Flood Damage?

With the recent devastating floods in the New Orleans area, many people ask me if their cars are covered for flood. The answer really depends on what type of car insurance you purchased. Most people in South Louisiana know that you need a separate flood insurance policy to cover damages to your home and personal

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