Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover Occupational Diseases?

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.

Fatal Collision Involving Off-Duty Cop Highlights Importance of Watching for Motorcycles

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.

School Bus Crash Sends Children and Driver to Hospital

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.

What Should I Look for in a Motorcycle Helmet?

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.

Two Motorcycle Collisions in Louisiana Result in Fatalities

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.

Do You Avoid These 5 Dangerous Car Maintenance Mistakes?

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.

Child Hospitalized Following Accident at Car Dealership

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.

Do You Know How to Avoid a Head-on Collision?

Most people will never get in a head-on collision, but those who do are likely to face debilitating and even life-threatening injuries. Although rare, these kinds of collisions often have devastating consequences.

23-Year-Old Man Dies in Head-on Collision

According to KLFY 10, a head-on collision on LA 724 has claimed the life of one person and left four others with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police report that a 23-year-old man was heading westbound on LA 724 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a truck in the eastbound lane.

5 Back-to-School Safety Tips for Drivers

It may only be August, but children all over the state will be heading back to school within the next few weeks. When school is in session, the roads will be more congested, and the risk of getting into a collision will be higher.