If you are currently recovering from car accident injuries that have forced you to miss work, hiring an attorney to assist with the claims process may seem like a luxury that you cannot afford. Fortunately, most accident lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means their payment comes out of the settlement that the client manages to secure.
When it comes to pursuing compensation following a motor vehicle collision, the burden of proof lies on the accident victim who is seeking damages. Even if the other party admits fault, the insurance company wants to see evidence of this liability, and it is up to the third-party claimant to provide it.
According to WAFB9, a tragic rear-end collision involving three vehicles resulted in the death of a 5-month-old baby. Law enforcement officials claim the crash happened on I-12 on a Wednesday evening earlier this month.
Workers’ compensation insurance aims to provide financial protection for both employees who sustain injuries on the job and their employers. Through this kind of coverage, injured workers can receive benefits to cover their medical bills and a portion of their lost wages, and employers can receive protection from litigation following work-related accidents.
The New Orleans Advocate reports on a tragic motor vehicle collision that resulted in one fatality. The accident happened late last month, when a vehicle turning off the road and onto a private driveway struck a motorcycle.
According to KATC, a recent collision between a school bus and another vehicle at the intersection of Forman St. and Johnston St. in Lafayette Parish sent several children and the driver to the hospital.
A helmet is the most important piece of safety gear that a motorcycle rider can wear. In fact, helmets are so effective at reducing the severity of injuries sustained in serious collisions that riders are required by law to wear one.
The Times-Picayune reports on two tragic motorcycle accidents that both occurred near New Orleans over the weekend, killing two. According to police, the first fatal collision occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Sunday night.
If you’re on a fairly tight budget, you may be tempted to put off basic vehicle maintenance. But doing so could actually cost you more in the long run. According to Bankrate, poorly maintained cars are responsible for thousands of collisions and more than $2 billion in damages every year.
WBRZ 2 reports on a tragic accident that recently occurred at a Baton Rouge car dealership. According to authorities, a motorist who was visiting the dealership struck a 2-year-old girl in the parking lot.