Hurricane Season Begins—Are You Ready?

Photo of Oil rigs with standby boatThe damage left by Hurricane Katrina was devastating, and even after 10 years, Louisiana is still recovering. Remembering this deadly storm always brings on the anxiety that another big storm could roll through at any time, but the law makers of Louisiana are trying to help. They held a sales tax holiday on Saturday May 30th and the 31st.

All items that could be used for hurricane preparedness, up to $1,500, were tax free as hurricane season got underway. Batteries, coolers, portable radios, and flashlights are just a few of the items that are included on the list of qualifying products, and though the deals may be over for now, hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th.

If I Am Injured In A Storm, Is There Anything I Can Do?

Being prepared for natural disasters is more than just an option, it is a necessity. Did you know that employers are required to prepare for disasters and provide safety for their employees? If you are injured in a natural disaster while on the job, your employer may have been negligent with safety measures. The attorneys of Galloway Jefcoat know your rights in the face of a natural disaster. To learn more about our law firm, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. To learn more about your legal rights, keep an eye on our blog for the latest in legal news.

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