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September 2014 Archives

Family awarded $500,000 after fatal crash with Baton Rouge police

No wrongful death claim has ever been brought with the intention of achieving the impossible -- or of bringing back the loved one who was taken. But a wrongful death claim can provide some financial relief to a family confronted with burial expenses, medical bills and other costs resulting from another party's negligence. In these cases, it is important that grieving families have an attorney on their side to maximize the amount of compensation.

NHTSA statistics underscore danger of truck accidents

From the recent crash that seriously injured actor Tracy Morgan to the less publicized collisions that each day change peoples' lives forever, it isn't difficult to find examples of devastating truck accidents. These crashes are all too common, despite strict state and federal regulations of the trucking industry.

What are the rights of the victim of a motorcycle accident?

One of the attractions that comes with riding a motorcycle is the feeling of freedom that bike riders experience. At the same time, what provides this feeling of freedom is also the reason why bike riders are at a higher risk of suffering severe injuries or even dying in an accident than other vehicle operators -- things like the lack of substantial protection and the decreased visibility due to the size of a bike. Louisiana motorcyclists have important legal rights when involved in a motorcycle accident.

What to do after suffering Louisiana auto accident injuries?

Motor vehicle accidents often leave the victims in a state of shock, with little idea of where to turn. Louisiana victims of auto accidents may find that they have many questions and few answers. Apart from worrying about the damage to your vehicle and how it will be covered, a victim who has suffered auto accident injuries may have to consider medical costs, loss of income and even loss of quality of life resulting from the accident.