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How Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Car Accident Rates?

For many people, daylight saving means losing an hour in the spring and having to remember to reset clocks and timers. Most people adjust to the time change fairly quickly and do enjoy the extra hour of light on warm summer evenings. But the bi-annual time change can be a much bigger problem for some […]

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Truck Accidents

Can You Be Blamed For A Truck Crash If You Were In The Truck’s Blind Spot?

Driving a big tractor-trailer truck – what we usually think of as a semi – takes some different driving skills than driving a passenger car. These trucks are much taller, longer, and heavier than most other vehicles on the road. Truck drivers have to take into consideration the differences between their trucks and the rest […]

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Car Accidents

Common Types of Evidence Used in Car Accident Claims

When someone is involved in a car accident, they are temporarily unable to think clearly. Most of us are in shock in the immediate aftermath of an accident and may not know what we should be doing next. The chaos at the scene is complicated with first responders and law enforcement showing up and there […]

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News and Events

Mardi Gras is Back in 2022, But You Need to Take Steps to Stay Safe

Locals and visitors alike are excited about Mardi Gras’s return in 2022. After Mardi Gras 2020 was cited as a super spreader in the early days of COVID, and Mardi Gras 2021 was canceled due to the dangers of the Delta Variant, Carnival season has taken some bumps and bruises. For those planning to attend, […]

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Car Accidents

Can I Sue a Rideshare Company Directly for an Accident Involving Their Drivers?

Ridesharing services have exploded in popularity over the last decade. With the introduction of Uber in 2009, ridesharing companies have gone on to dominate most of the ride-hailing market industry.  The rise of ridesharing has created both convenience and controversy across the U.S. While many people have praised the easy-to-use app and payment methods, ridesharing […]

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Truck Accidents

Is it Legal to Have Passengers in Your Truck Bed in Louisiana? 

Many of us have fond memories of riding in the back of our dad’s truck bed. Whether we were going to see Independence Day fireworks or going fishing, it was always adults in the front and kids in the back.  Decades later, riding in the truck bed has gone the way of riding bikes without […]

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Car Accidents

5 Steps to Take Immediately After a Car Accident 

Even if you have an impeccable driving record, there is a chance that you’ll be involved in a car accident in your lifetime. According to Driver Knowledge, there are an average of six million car accidents per year in the United States. Seventy-two percent of incidents result in property damage, and about 1 in 4 […]

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Car Accidents

Top 5 Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

Wet, gloomy weather can make going out feel like a real chore. You’d probably rather get back in bed with your coffee than try to dash between the raindrops out to your car and get on the road to work, drop off your reluctant kids to school or do errands that just can’t wait. With […]

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Car Accidents

Do All Car Accidents Have to be Reported to the Police?

Calling the police to report a serious accident is almost automatic. Even if no one has been injured, people tend to phone the police immediately after seeing significant damage to their vehicles. However, what if no one has been harmed and the damage to the cars is minimal? Motorists often question the need to involve […]

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Personal Injury Attorney

Why You Should Still File a Claim if You’re Partially At-Fault

One of the most common reasons that injury victims wait to reach out to a personal injury attorney is because they are unsure whether they have grounds for a case. When you have been seriously injured and someone else is primarily responsible for the accident that caused your injuries, they should be held accountable to […]

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