Tragic Head-on Collision Kills Both Drivers Involved

According to The Times-Picayune, a head-on collision that occurred on a Saturday evening earlier this month resulted in two fatalities. The accident happened on Louisiana Highway 16 just outside of Pine Grove in St. Helena Parish.

Impaired Motorist Kills Toddler in Tragic Pedestrian Collision

According to The Advocate, a pedestrian accident that occurred in East Baton Rouge has resulted in the death of a toddler. Police claim the accident occurred on a Saturday evening at around 5:15 p.m., and the 1-year-old girl died Sunday morning from injuries that she sustained in the impact.  

4-Vehicle Crash on I-10 Eastbound Kills 2, Injures Several Others

KLFY News 10 reports on a fatal accident on I-10 that killed two and injured several others. The collision occurred at around 2 a.m. on Interstate 10 eastbound in West Baton Rouge Parish. According to State Police, the crash occurred when traffic came to a stop on I-10 due to congestion resulting from a prior accident. The initial investigation revealed that Alex Willett, 55, failed to slow down and struck a 2016 Freightliner driven by Kimberly Mack, 48.

Rear-End Collision Involving 3 Vehicles Kills a 5-Month-Old Baby

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.

Man Driving SUV Strikes Another Vehicle and Flees the Scene

According to The Advocate, a man driving an SUV allegedly left the scene after striking another vehicle with his own. A deputy at the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office claims that when he arrived at the scene of the reported accident, he saw a dark SUV driving away on the wrong side of the road.

Head-on Collision Kills Man Who Was Not Wearing Seat Belt

WAFB reports on a fatal head-on collision on LA 19 that occurred earlier this month near LA 955 in East Feliciana Parish. According to police, a 49-year-old man was heading north on LA 19 in a Nissan Maxima when his vehicle crossed over the centerline, directly into the path of an oncoming Mercury Mountaineer. A 36-year-old man was driving the Mercury.

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.

Laborde Earles Law Firm Takes on Pharmaceutical Companies in Opioid Lawsuit

Opioid addiction has become an epidemic in the United States. Unlike other drug problems that our country has faced in the past, the driving force behind opioid dependence is not the spread of criminal networks, but rather the misleading advertising campaigns funded by the pharmaceutical companies that are peddling these life-ruining drugs. 

Police Chase Ends in Fatal Collision

According to WAFB9, a police chase ended tragically at around 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday when the car that deputies were pursuing crashed into another vehicle. Authorities claim officers were chasing a 30-year-old man driving a 2016 Dodge Charger when the fatal collision occurred.

Can Uber Be Held Liable for Its Driver’s Negligent Actions?

The website of Uber Technologies, Inc. describes the rideshare service as “the best way to get around” and stresses the importance of finding “a reliable ride to a safe destination.” You might think, then, that Uber goes to great lengths to ensure the safety of its passengers and will assume liability if one of its drivers causes an accident. But that’s not always the case.