Will the Employer be Liable After a Commercial Truck Accident?
Back on a Sunday morning in January, a car hit a guardrail on I-10’s Basin Bridge, in Iberville Parish. As the sheriff’s department and state troopers responded and tried to clean up the accident, a FedEx truck smashed through the scene, causing a demolition chain reaction. The FedEx truck blasted through the traffic cones and […]Read More
Will Insurance Cover an Entire Truck Accident Settlement – Understanding Commercial Truck Insurance Requirements
Truck accidents are notorious for causing debilitating and life-threatening injuries. Between inpatient care and medical treatment, accident victims can find themselves sinking further into debt while waiting for their insurance claim to settle. Hurt individuals and families depend on truck accident settlements for reimbursement. If a claim payout cannot cover expenses, injured persons can suffer […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Do You Have to See a Doctor After a Commercial Truck Accident?
The short answer is yes—you really should go to the doctor after a commercial truck accident. Although it is not a requirement to seek medical attention after a commercial truck accident, we recommend seeking treatment as soon as possible. Unlike many automobile accidents, commercial truck accidents are more likely to cause severe injury or death. […]Read More