No experience can match the heartbreak of losing a loved one. This is especially true when a family member dies unexpectedly due to the negligent or malicious actions of another person.
Commercial truckers tend to be far more experienced behind the wheel than the average motorist, but no driver is immune to accidents. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than 3,850 people lost their lives in truck crashes in 2015. The vast majority of these fatalities were passenger vehicle occupants.
It’s no secret that Uber has revolutionized commercial transportation. For passengers, this rideshare app offers a cheaper and more convenient option than traditional taxis; for drivers, Uber is a reliable source of consistent income.
The deposition is a critical part of personal injury proceedings, and it could affect the outcome of your case. As such, it is important that you prepare for your deposition under the guidance of an experienced attorney.
Drunk drivers cause a deplorable number of accidents in Louisiana. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, intoxicated motorists killed at least 3,046 people on our state’s roads between 2003 and 2012, and thousands more sustained injuries in alcohol-related collisions.
According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, 2.35 million Americans sustain injuries in motor-vehicle collisions annually. The vast majority of these injuries occur in preventable accidents that arise as a result of distracted, reckless, or drunk driving.
KALB reports on a head-on collision that killed two teens and injured two others just outside of Alexandria. The accident happened at about 2 p.m. on LA Hwy 107.
In the state of Louisiana, most employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance to their employees. If an employer does not provide this insurance, he or she may be required to pay for an injured employee’s medical care, wage benefits, and other benefits out of pocket.