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What Damages Can You Claim After A Car Accident?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog on June 28, 2022

Car accidents happen every day. In 2021, there were 914 car crashes on Louisiana highways. There were 997 deaths resulting from those crashes, a record high. These numbers do not include accidents that happened on roads that are not considered highways. It is unsettling when you are involved in an unfortunate event. If you are…

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Should I Hire A Hurricane Damage Attorney?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Hurricane Damage on June 21, 2022

  Here on the coast of Louisiana, we are no strangers to hurricanes and large storm systems. As we enter the 2022 hurricane season, hurricane damages from previous seasons are still very much alive in our memory – Laura, Ida, and Katrina, just to name a few – because of the sheer amount of damage,…

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When Should I Sue After A Car Accident

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Car Accidents on June 02, 2022

Being involved in a car accident can be overwhelming, especially if you have suffered significant injuries. While dealing with injuries and mounting medical bills, you are also probably navigating an insurance claim. On top of that, there is also a clock ticking limiting your ability to file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver. It is…

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Truck Accident FAQ – What To Do If You Are In A Semi-Truck Accident

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Truck Accidents on May 24, 2022

Our nation’s economy relies on the swift movement of goods throughout the country, and much of this is by truck, with 72 percent of our freight hauled by large semis. But according to data from the American Trucking Association, we are now experiencing a significant shortage of truck drivers, causing large trucking companies to scramble…

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Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on April 29, 2022

After an accident, you may be facing medical bills, lost wages, and other accident-related damages. If someone else caused your accident, you might be entitled to compensation under a personal injury claim. A personal injury attorney can help you meet all filing deadlines and requirements and pursue the best possible outcome in your case. When…

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Why You Need A Motorcycle or Truck Accident Attorney

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents on April 22, 2022

If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle or truck accident, it is important to know that there are some significant differences between these accidents and regular automobile accidents. You need an attorney who understands the applicable laws and the common factors in these accidents and has experience handling these cases….

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What is a Typical Personal Injury Settlement?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on March 18, 2022

What Is A Typical Personal Injury Settlement? Knowing what other people typically receive for a personal injury settlement can help you figure out if you’ve been offered a fair amount. Unfortunately, this is less straightforward than you may expect since a range of factors influence payouts. Victims can receive anywhere from a couple thousand to…

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Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on March 10, 2022

Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney? Whether you have been in a car accident, were injured as a pedestrian, or suffered any other type of personal injury due to another person’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation. Often, people trust the insurance company to figure out compensation for them, and they forgo a…

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What to Do if You’re Injured in a Car Accident?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on February 01, 2022

Car accidents —including those that cause serious injuries to both drivers and passengers — are more common than you might think. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, more than three million people are injured in vehicle accidents each year in the United States.  What to Do After a Car Accident Move out of the way…

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Distracted teens cause the most car crashes

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on October 25, 2019

In Louisiana and across the United States, Teen Driver Safety Week is scheduled to take place during the week of October 20 to 26. Prior to the event, Michigan State University (MSU) researchers conducted a study from 2011 to 2013. The study monitored 3,400 drivers with an array of technical instruments. One of the researchers…

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