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.
The human spine is incredibly strong, but it ultimately evolved to handle a significant amount of latitudinal stress, which is what allows us to stand upright and walk on two legs. As a result, the spine cannot absorb the longitudinal force of a side impact without sustaining damage, which is why car accident victims almost always suffer from back pain following a collision.
TheTownTalk reports on a tragic collision that occurred early last Thursday on La. Highway 124 between a passenger car and a loaded log truck. A 26-year-old man driving a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu was heading east near the Winn-LaSalle parishes line with two passengers in the vehicle when he lost control at the wheel.
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.
Every state has its own laws and procedures for handling car accident claims. Most of the variations from state to state have to do with the role that fault plays in determining the value of a particular claim. Variations also exist regarding damage caps and statues of limitation.
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.
Car accidents can be incredibly traumatizing, especially for young children who may think the crash happened seemingly out of nowhere. Unfortunately, parents can only do so much when it comes to preventing serious collisions.
Motor vehicle collisions can be traumatizing, especially if serious injuries or substantial property damage occurs. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, researchers estimate that roughly 9 percent of individuals who survive car accidents develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
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.