Car Accidents

  • When AI Cars Fail: Legal Guide

    When AI Cars Fail: Legal Guide

    As artificial intelligence (AI) technology forges ahead in the automotive sector, it reshapes the way vehicles operate and the intricacies of legal frameworks that govern these advancements. The intersection of AI and automobiles introduces a new era of transportation, promising enhanced efficiency and safety. However, with these advancements come challenges, particularly in understanding and navigating

  • Understanding Your Rights in Accidents Involving Out-of-State Vehicles in Louisiana

    Out-of-State Vehicle Accident Rights

      Understanding Your Rights in Accidents Involving Out-of-State Vehicles in Louisiana Insurance Coverage Complexities in Cross-State Car Accidents Determining Fault: Multi-State Accidents in Louisiana Jurisdiction Statute of Limitations: Timelines for Filing Claims in Louisiana Understanding Comparative Fault Rules in Louisiana Car Accidents Seeking Compensation: Steps to Take Following an Interstate Accident in Louisiana Dealing with

  • Ride Share Accidents: Unpacking Insurance Issues in Louisiana

    Ride Share Accidents

    According to Uber’s most recent safety report, over 99% of Uber trips conclude without a safety issue. However, the report reveals injuries and fatalities from crashes, although small in number, do occur. Accidents involving ride share services can present unique challenges. Unlike traditional taxi services, ride share companies operate under different regulations and insurance structures.

  • Dealing with Hit and Run Accidents: Legal Recourse in Louisiana

    Hit and Run Accidents

    On September 9, 2023, Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on U.S. Route 90B in Jefferson Parish. The victim, 36-year-old David Allen Smith from Missouri, was a construction worker. He was walking near the right shoulder of the road when he was hit by a dark-colored SUV. The driver did

  • Parking Lot Accidents: Understanding Liability and Compensation

    Parking Lot Accidents

    Approximately 50,000 crashes occur in parking lots each year – resulting in nearly 60,000 injuries and over 500 deaths.  Why are parking lots so dangerous? Research from the National Safety Council reveals that distractions, predominantly mobile phones, play a significant role in parking lot accidents. Drivers seem to take the slower speeds in parking lots

  • Evaluating the Impact of Passenger Distractions in Car Accidents

    Distractions in Car Accidents

    Louisiana holds the unfortunate distinction of being fourth in the country for the highest rate of fatal accidents due to distracted driving. Recent research has shown that, within Louisiana’s total of 887 deadly accidents, 173 were attributed to drivers who were distracted. This places Louisiana in the top four states nationwide for lethal incidents connected

  • Driving Distractions: The Impact of Texting on Car Accidents

    Texting while driving has become an increasingly common issue, reaching far and wide across our modern society. As cellphones have grown integral to our daily routines, the temptation to stay connected, even behind the wheel, has escalated. It’s not uncommon to see drivers glancing down at their phones at traffic lights, or even while cruising

  • What Safety Features Should Motorists Look Out For When Buying A Vehicle?

    Car Safety Features

    Airbags Airbags have been standard in all new passenger vehicles since the 1998/1999 model year. Front airbags reduce driver fatalities in frontal crashes by 29%, and side airbags protecting the head can reduce the driver’s risk of death in driver-side collisions by 37%. When shopping for a car, be sure to check for both front


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