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Documents signed by 18 early U.S. presidents part of $1 million collection donated by Jerry Dodson to LSU law center

Feb 9, 2024 by George Morris | The Advocate

In mid-2017, two LSU officials thought they were going to get a big donation. They ended up getting a lot more than they bargained for. Baton Rouge attorney Jerry Dodson’s collection of maritime memorabilia, which includes documents signed by 18 of America’s first 19 presidents, now decorates the first-floor lobby of LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center, an exhibit that will be officially dedicated on Friday. Dodson was finalizin...

From Sea to Shining Sea

Feb 9, 2024 by Dodson & Hooks, APLC

Jerry Dodson (Science, ’64; Law, 66’), an international maritime and personal injury lawyer, has created the LSU Law Center’s first endowed chair in maritime law and donated a maritime art collection, to be displayed in the Law Center’s lobby, valued at more than $1 million. He hopes that his gifts will spark an interest in maritime law, a division of law that he believes is invaluable to the economy of the U.S., specifica...

Report reveals how often foreign objects left in patients after surgery

Oct 22, 2023 by Dodson & Hooks, APLC

When a patients goes into the hospital to have a surgical procedure, he or she is often anxious about whether the procedure will be successful and all of the complications that could result from having surgery. However, what patients rarely consider is that their doctors might do something wrong and compromise their safety, such as leaving foreign objects inside them after the surgery. However, this happens to patients with alarming frequency. A ...

Federal agency launches safety campaign aimed at teen drivers

Oct 21, 2023 by Dodson & Hooks, APLC

National Teen Driver Safety Week was October 20-26, 2013. In conjunction with National Teen Driver Safety Week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an ongoing safety campaign called “5 to Drive,” calling attention to the five most common safety issues surrounding teens’ driving habits. The NHTSA’s safety initiative comes in response to rising auto accident fatalities among teen drivers.   Saf...

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