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May 2015 Archives

New blood test can detect traumatic brain injuries

A new blood test could make it easier for doctors to diagnose traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, in patients in Louisiana and nationwide. The test, which indicates both the presence of a brain injury and its severity, could reduce the need for unnecessary radiographic scans.

Insurance industry identifies top 10 days for car wrecks

It comes as no surprise that higher traffic volume results in more traffic accidents. The dangers of drinking and driving are all too familiar. But when high traffic volume and alcohol consumption combine, the results can be serious, and deadly, for Louisiana drivers.

Michael Brown's family files wrongful death claim

Many Louisiana residents who have been following the Michael Brown case may be interested to learn that the deceased man's family filed a wrongful death case against the police officer who was involved in their loved one's death. However, a report noted the problems the family may face in their attempt to seek compensation for their loss.

Man killed in crash in rain

A 19-year-old man was fatally injured in a two-car accident on April 24, according to a report from Louisiana State Police officials. When the fatal collision occurred, investigators say that the road conditions were rainy, and the man had been attempting to pass in front of several vehicles. Troopers began investigating the crash just before 5:30 p.m.