Yearly Archives: 2011

Dec
20

2011

Christmas Story | Holiday Volunteer | Gordon McKernan Christmas Holiday Tradition Bible Study

I invited my staff to join me for lunch recently because I wanted to discuss with them “The First Christmas”. This time of year, it is important to remember the love that Jesus Christ bestowed onto us, and the sacrifices that He endured as He obeyed the will of His Father.”  The Bible is clear…

Nov
26

2011

BCS Championship Fever – LSU versus Arkansas 2011 | The Battle for the Golden Boot | LSU Tailgating | Gordon McKernan

After the Alabama win, everyone in Louisiana was suffering from BCS fever and the staff at McKernan Law Firm was no exception. With the annual battle for the Golden Boot upcoming, and the LSU Tigers hosting the Arkansas Razorbacks, Gordon sprang into action and quickly organized a traditional South Louisiana Cochon de Lait and invited…

Nov
24

2011

Holiday Helpers | Thanksgiving Volunteers Gordon McKernan | Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  While many of us were at home this past Thanksgiving, enjoying good food and the company of our family and friends, Gordon McKernan spent his Thanksgiving day, doing what he has done for many years. He and his family volunteered to be with Holiday Helpers and were at the River Center in Baton Rouge,…

Nov
17

2011

Gordon McKernan Speaks at Ascension Alternative School | Darrow, LA

Melissa Zeller, a teacher at Ascension Parish Alternative School, (APAS), in Darrow, Louisiana, recently contacted the Baton Rouge office of Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm regarding a request from her Pre-GED students. It seems her students had expressed to her their desire to have attorney Gordon McKernan speak before their class on Career…

Nov
10

2011

Gordon McKernan Sponsors Big Buddy’s 13th Annual Day of the Mentor

The lawyers and staff of Gordon McKernan Injury Lawyers recently had the privilege of participating in the 13th Annual Day of the Mentor program sponsored by the Big Buddy Program located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The purpose of the program is to introduce and allow local youth to experience possibly their first visit to a…

Sep
23

2011

18-Wheeler Driver Dropped Cell Phone Causes Accident | Victims Awarded Over $1 Million by Iberville Parish Jury

In June 2006, a family was traveling from their home in Lufkin, Texas to Gulf Shores, Alabama when they were rear-ended by a big rig on I-10 near the Gross Tete exit. The family was awarded over $1 million dollars, on Thursday, September 23 by a Iberville Parish Jury. The driver of the eighteen wheeler…

Sep
19

2011

iTunes App & Android App: 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer

When you are in a car accident, it’s crucial to think and act quickly. Not only do you have a number of important calls to make, but you may also be dealing with an emergency situation. With the 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer application for IPhone and Android, you have everything you need to handle an accident situation at your fingertips. You can use it to call the police or the nearest emergency center and to capture photos and sound at the scene to ensure that you have an accurate account of the accident. You can even use the application to fill out and submit an accident report!

Aug
12

2011

Texting More Dangerous Than Driving Drunk? | Gordon McKernan Fights Distracted Driving

Beginning August 10th and going until August 22nd, Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm has began a Facebook and YouTube campaign to combat Distracted Driving.  Since the start of the campaign the Youtube video has seen tremendous response with over 1,000 views in one week. The video entitled, “Distracted Driving is like Driving Blind,”…

Jul
21

2011

Gordon McKernan and McKernan Law Firm Sponsor Kodak Zi8 Facebook Sweepstakes

Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm have done it again. This time sponsoring a sweepstake instead of a contest on the firm’s Facebook page, Get Gordon – Gordon McKernan Injury Lawyers are giving away a Kodak Zi8 HD Pocket Video Camera. Contestants were able to enter the sweepstakes on the law firm”s Facebook page with…

Jun
15

2011

Gordon Has Gone Apps | Gordon McKernan Personal Injury Lawyer

Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm have released free apps on the ITunes and Android markets. He is the first attorney in Louisiana to do so publishing his in March 2011. Many people are not aware of what they should do if they are ever in an accident. Gordon’s apps are made to inform…

Jun
13

2011

GORDON MCKERNAN FEATUED IN USA TODAY ON MAY 25 AND JUNE 2, 2011

June 13, 2011. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. USA Today interviewed Gordon McKernan for a feature in the paper. The interview was about his life and how he takes a faith based approach to practicing law. It was featured on May 25 and June 2, 2011. Read the article at: http://www.mckernanlawfirm.com/Articles/Gordon-McKernan-Article.shtml

May
24

2011

Apple IPad2 Commercial Concept Contest Facebook Give Away Held By Gordon McKernan

Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm are proud to announce Ryan Chenevert as the winner of the “Injury Lawyer TV Ad Concept.” Gordon McKernan sponsored a contest on the law firm’s Facebook Page, Get Gordon – Gordon McKernan Injury Lawyers. The contestants were asked to submit a concept for a commercial in 50 words…

May
19

2011

GORDON MCKERNAN & MCKERNAN LAW FIRM REACH $300,000 SETTLEMENT IN MOTOR VEHICHLE ACCIDENT

The plaintiff, a Labor Finders employee was traveling in Calcasieu Parish on LA Highway 370 when an uninsured motorist crossed the center-line and hit his vehicle head on. The plaintiff was knocked unconscious and suffered a heal fracture, lumbar and cervical strains, and contusions as a result of the accident. The plaintiff accumulated $25,000 in…

May
02

2011

$375,000 SETTLEMENT BY GORDON MCKERNAN & MCKERNAN LAW FIRM FOR CEMENT TRUCK ACCIDENT

May 2, 2011. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A 59-year old man, the plaintiff, was in his vehicle at a complete stop when he was struck by a cement truck traveling in reverse on Worthy Road in Ascension Parish. The plaintiff injured his lumbar spine and underwent conservative care as a result of the accident. The plaintiff…

Apr
19

2011

Car Wreck Settlement by Gordon McKernan and McKernan Law Firm Tops $265,000

A settlement has been made in the car wreck where a, 43 year-old self employed carpenter, was reversing out from a private driveway. The police report indicated only minor damage but the plaintiff received a herniated disc in his cervical spine as a result of the accident. During his recovery the plaintiff had two ESI’s…

Apr
11

2011

GORDON MCKERNAN & MCKERNAN LAW FIRM SETTLE 18 WHEELER REAR-END COLLISION

April 11, 2011, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. An 18-wheeler crash has been settled by Gordon McKernan and the McKernan Law Firm for $252,000. The plaintiff, a 26 year-old man was driving on I-10 in Baton Rouge when he was rear-ended by and 18-wheeler. The man sustained a herniated disc in his cervical spine as a result…

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