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Survey: 2/3 of Americans Plan to Get Flu Shot

In the United States, flu season runs from October through May, and October is usually the most popular month for flu vaccines. In fact, a recent survey showed that about two-thirds of adults get an annual flu shot or plan to do so in 2017.

While the U.S. government recommends yearly flu vaccines for anyone 6 months of age or older, there are some possible side effects and risks to be aware of.

Oil and Gas Industry Back Online After Hurricanes

The U.S. oil and gas industry was certainly disrupted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but those disruptions will be resolved fairly quickly, and the storms are not expected to have lasting effects on the oil and gas markets.

In fact, market analysts are predicting a particularly stable remainder of 2017, especially in comparison with the instability of the previous three years, and the U.S.'s capacity for export of crude oil and liquefied natural gas is expanding rapidly.

25 percent of Gulf oil and gas production knocked out by Hurricane Harvey

Historic flooding is expected to continue in Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Emergency responders are trying to save stranded people in Houston and across Texas, and on Aug. 28 emergency conditions were declared in Louisiana, where forecasts predict two feet of rainfall in some areas.

Officials have said that the flooding will linger and is expected to force more than 30,000 people from their homes.

Louisiana flood authority asks Supreme Court to hear oil and gas lawsuit

After losing in lower federal courts, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East recently asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a lawsuit that seeks to hold oil, gas and pipeline companies financially responsible for damage to coastal wetlands.

The lawsuit targets about 80 energy companies, including Exxon Mobile Corp., Chevron and subsidiaries of BP.

New Louisiana Program Connects Energy Contractors with Local Businesses

A new state website has been launched to help Louisiana businesses connect with prime contractors for industrial, petrochemical and coastal restoration projects.

The online portal -- Louisiana Business Connection -- is believed to be the first of its kind in the U.S., and the portal could eventually serve as an example that other states follow.

Louisiana Program Trains Veterans to Start Businesses

A new program has been created to bolster the business opportunities for Louisiana veterans. The Louisiana Veteran Entrepreneurship Program (LVEP) is focused on the short-term and long-term business goals of veterans as they leave active duty.

The partnership that put the program together includes Louisiana Economic Development (LED), the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Louisiana National Guard, the Louisiana Business & Technology Center, the college of business at LSU, and Gov. John Bel Edwards.

In an Ever-Changing Business Climate, Oil and Gas Professionals Need High-Quality Legal Guidance

The oil and gas business can be a minefield of possible legal pitfalls, and oil companies, producers, operators and landowners need high-quality legal support and guidance to protect their interests.

At Schexnaydre Law Firm, a primary focus of our legal practice is oil and gas law, and individuals and companies in every aspect of the industry rely on us for transactional and litigation services.

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program: Know the Facts

The administration of vaccines is extremely important to public health. In fact, each year in the U.S., 250 million vaccines are administered to protect individuals and the general public from potentially deadly diseases.

While most children and adults who receive vaccines experience no negative side effects, that isn't always the case. With a small fraction of vaccines, injuries occur, although the injuries are usually not due to the vaccine itself, but to the way the shot was administered.

Comprehensive Contract and Litigation Support for Louisiana Businesses

Enforceable legal contracts are the basis of successful business transactions and employment agreements. Contracts are also frequently the subject of litigation.

While it is generally advisable to resolve contract disputes outside of court when possible, an aggressive litigation strategy is needed if resolution cannot be reached through low-conflict negotiation.

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