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Common Signs of Truck Driver Negligence 

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the agency that regulates the trucking industry, more than 100,000 large truck crashes occur on the nation’s roads and highways each year, including several thousand fatal crashes. Although motorists can cause a treacherous truck accident, truck driver negligence leads to many preventable truck crashes. The law […]

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Seeking Medical Treatment After a Car Accident- Why Is It Important For Your Health and Your Claim

Following a car accident, the scene of the crash is often chaotic and overwhelming. It can be challenging for anyone to think clearly, especially since the shock of the accident and the trauma can make it hard to figure out what is happening to our bodies. Yet, what many people fail to realize is that […]

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Types of Burn Injury Claims: Causes & Liability

Everyone may experience a burn injury at some point in their life, whether through a cooking mishap or touching a hot stove burner. Yet, even though these incidents often result in a minor injury that can be treated with a band-aid and some cooling ointment. Sometimes these burn injuries can leave you with significant scarring, […]

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Pedestrian Accidents in New Orleans

According to the Louisiana State University’s Center for Analytics and Research in Transportation, more than 1,400 people in Louisiana suffer pedestrian accident injuries each year; over 100 suffer fatal injuries. About one-third of these fatalities and several hundred injuries occur in Orleans Parish. New Orleans is famous for its rich culture, music, and food that […]

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A Review of Distracted Driver Accident Statistics in New Orleans

Most of us think about distracted driving as someone who is talking on their cell phone or texting. What you may be surprised to learn is statistically, a driver is more likely to be distracted because they are speaking to a passenger in their vehicle. This does not mean cell phone usage and texting do […]

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How Long Does It Take to Get Compensation from a Louisiana Car Insurance Settlement

When a negligent driver severely injures you in an accident, you don’t immediately think about your car insurance settlement. You focus on emergency treatment, follow-up care, and medication. You think about your temporary impairments and your inability to work. When you finally begin to heal, you start wondering how long it takes to get compensation […]

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What You Should Know About Pain and Suffering Damages in Louisiana 

If you have been harmed in a personal injury accident due to another individual’s intentional or negligent actions, you can be entitled to compensation for your damages. This compensation not only includes your medical bills and lost wages but your pain and suffering as well. In some instances, calculating damages can be relatively straightforward, primarily, […]

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Are You Eligible for Compensation If You Were Not Wearing Your Seat Belt During a Car Accident?

Many people understand car accidents can lead to serious and debilitating injuries. They also know that not wearing a seat belt can contribute to the severity of these injuries. For these reasons, many states have decided that if you are involved in a car accident and have failed to buckle up, you may be found […]

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Injured Car Accident Passengers: Recovering Against the Driver

Every person injured in a car accident is entitled to recovery for their injuries if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence — including passengers. Recovery by an injured passenger can be complicated, especially if they were a passenger in the vehicle of the responsible driver. The victim needs to establish that the driver […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Car Accident Settlement

Those of you living in New Orleans already know that when car accidents occur, Louisiana’s “No Pay, No Play” law can become problematic. This is why having car insurance is so important and mandatory. Once obtaining insurance, the legal wranglings of a car accident settlement has easier inroads with proper legal representation. Winning a settlement […]

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