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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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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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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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Distracted driving puts emergency responders at risk

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on October 08, 2019

First responders in Louisiana and across the U.S. are under constant threat from distracted drivers, according to a recent survey released by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute. As a result, safety advocates are urging drivers to use more caution when driving past emergency scenes. Federal statistics show that 37 people…

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Parents share worries about teen driving

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on September 23, 2019

When educating teens about driving and staying safe while on the road, parents may need to consider what they tell children about being both a driver and a passenger. One study indicates that teens need to be aware of safety when driving with other teens, and Louisiana residents may wish to know more about this…

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Automatic braking can lead to fewer crashes

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on September 17, 2019

Advanced safety features in vehicles have likely made cars safer, according to a new study released by GM. It found that automatic braking has reduced rear collisions by 46% while other features have offered additional benefits to drivers. Fewer collisions mean that there are fewer traffic injuries and fatalities in Louisiana and on roads throughout…

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Auto accident statistics show red light deaths highest in decade

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Car Accidents on September 12, 2019

Louisiana drivers will be schooled in stopping at red lights from the time they learn to drive. It is one of the most basic requirements. Unfortunately, many accidents are due to drivers who do not adhere to this law. Recent research uncovered a worrying trend regarding red light violations, and drivers should be aware of…

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