Blog Posts in 2016

  • 27-Dec-2016

    Preparing for your Personal Injury Consultation

    After suffering injuries from an accident where you have reason to believe another individual or entity is liable, you may have grounds to take legal action in the form of a lawsuit. Your first step, and perhaps the most crucial in the legal process, ...
  • 7-Dec-2016

    Theories of Liability in Trucking Accidents

    Because truck drivers are capable of doing far more damage than they’re able to afford, oftentimes victims of such accidents will find that the truck driver does not have the financial resources to fully compensate for the injuries the victim ...
  • 10-Nov-2016

    Chehardy Sherman Williams listed among "Best Law Firms" in Louisiana by U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

    The Chehardy Sherman Williams law firm has been listed among the nation’s "Best Law Firms" of 2017 by U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - Best Lawyers. The firm received a prestigious Tier 1 ranking in Louisiana for its attorney experience ...
  • 19-Aug-2016

    Common Causes of Truck Accidents

    In comparison to a normal passenger vehicle, which weighs an average of 4,000 pounds, a large commercial truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, making them some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. Trucking accidents can lead to serious injury ...
  • 17-Aug-2016

    Attorney Adam Stumpf joins Chehardy Sherman Williams

    Chehardy Sherman Williams is proud to welcome Adam Stumpf as the firm’s newest associate. Mr. Stumpf earned his B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and earned his J.D. from Loyola University College of Law. During Law School, Mr. ...
  • 15-Aug-2016

    Chehardy Sherman Williams congratulates its four attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

    Chehardy Sherman Williams is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have been selected by their peers to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© list. David R. Sherman was recognized for his work in Tax Law; James M. Fantaci for Corporate Law, ...
  • 29-Jul-2016

    Discussing Divorce With Your Child

    Divorce is an emotional obstacle to overcome for you and your spouse, but it is especially difficult for children. At a young age, it can be hard for them to fully understand this sudden life change. In this blog, we share tips on how to discuss ...
  • 26-Jul-2016

    Attorney James M. Williams appointed to LSU Board of Supervisors

    On June 2, Chehardy Sherman Williams partner James M. Williams began his six-year term as one of the 16 members of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Board of Supervisors. Williams was appointed by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to represent the ...
  • 11-May-2016

    Department of Labor Issues New FMLA Poster

    Employers that are covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are required to display a poster in their workplace for their employees to review. Effective immediately, the U.S. Department Labor has issued a new poster with new features and ...
  • 22-Mar-2016

    Lawrence Chehardy and the Chehardy Family recognized by the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame

    Chehardy Sherman Williams is proud to announce that our managing partner, Lawrence Chehardy, was awarded the Louisiana Political Family of Officeholders Award by the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame for his and his family’s work in Jefferson ...
  • 21-Mar-2016

    2016 Leadership in Law Awards

    New Orleans CityBusiness has chosen Lawrence Chehardy and Steven Hayes as two of the honorees for its 2016 Leadership in Law class, which recognizes area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments. This is the ...
  • 7-Mar-2016

    Why Passion & Experience Matter in Injury Cases

    Personal injury litigation requires a great deal of creativity and innovation. It sits at the intersection of deep preparation and incredible improvisation. Why? Because personal injury law is flexible, allowing it the ability to be applied ...
  • 22-Feb-2016

    Managing Partner Lawrence E. Chehardy appointed Tax Commission Chairman

    Mr. Chehardy, who served as Jefferson Parish Assessor for 34 years, was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards for this very important role, which shows the Governor's explicit trust and belief in Mr. Chehardy for this tremendous responsibility. ...
  • 10-Jan-2016

    Chehardy Sherman Williams' 2016 Super Lawyers

    Seven attorneys at Chehardy Sherman Williams have been listed as 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers. Attorney David Sherman is recognized for his work in Business / Corporate Law, Julian Murray, Jr. , for White Collar Criminal Defense, Conrad Meyer, IV, ...
  • 10-Jan-2016

    Partner David Sherman elected to multiple Economic & Tourism projects

    Partner David R. Sherman has been elected Chairman of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation for 2016. The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation is the organization that solicits and manages most of the Greater Metropolitan New Orleans Area ...

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