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Senator Rand Paul sues neighbor after attack

They say that politics is a tough business to be in Washington, DC. But U.S. Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul found out things can be tough at home when he was attacked last November by neighbor while he mowed his lawn. According to a local paper, Dr. Rene Boucher who lives next door to the senator pleaded guilty to assaulting a member of Congress, which is a federal offense. The sentence was 30 days and included a $10,000 fine.

Five Louisiana anglers struck and injured by drunk driver

Fishing is a popular pastime in Louisiana. With spring and summer fast approaching, many people are dusting off their fishing gear and heading to the nearest body of water to catch a bite. Compared to many other water activities, fishing is not considered dangerous. However, a recent incident involving a drunk driver and some unfortunate teenage anglers is a reminder that injuries can occur even during a peaceful pastime like fishing.

Injury symptoms are sometimes delayed after a crash

Let's say that you are dealing with the aftermath of a car accident. The immediate aftermath of a car accident can be disorienting and frightening. You get out of your car and check yourself for injuries; everything seems fine, and you barely feel any pain. After exchanging information with the other driver, you decide not to call an ambulance or go to the hospital. There does not seem to be any physical damage, so you get back in your car and drive away.

Boating safety tips for the upcoming spring and summer

While many states in the country are still covered in snow, Louisiana is warm and sunny. As the spring and summer approach and bring even nicer weather, no doubt residents will be pouring out in droves to partake in one of the state’s favorite pastimes: Boating.

Louisiana man injured after being shot in the chest with an arrow

Perhaps the only predictable thing about life is its unpredictability. Very few people predict that they will suffer a catastrophic injury. But that is exactly what happened to one reveler in New Orleans this past weekend. While the man was out and about in the Lower 9th Ward, he sustained a critical injury to his chest—where he was struck by an arrow.

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