Everyone slips or trips on occasion. Fortunately, in most scenarios, the greatest damage incurred is embarrassment.
According to KATC, a fiery collision on Christmas Eve resulted in two fatalities. The crash happened on LA 1065 shortly before 9 p.m.
KATC reports on an oil rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico that killed one worker on the Petrobras 10,000 drillship. According to investigators, the incident occurred around 4:45 a.m. in an area of the Gulf known as Walker Ridge 469.
Millions of Americans sustain serious injuries in motor vehicle collisions annually. According to the National Safety Council, for example, an estimated 4.6 million people required medical attention following traffic accidents in 2016.
According to The Advocate, a 23-year-old woman who caused a fatal rear-end collision was allegedly texting, weaving in and out of traffic, and speeding just before the accident occurred. The motorist was driving a pickup truck on Interstate 12 eastbound when she crashed into the back of a passenger vehicle.
According to KATC, the former pledge of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette who caused a fatal collision last year after falling asleep at the wheel is now suing the fraternity. The victim of the incident in question, a 24-year-old student from Uzbekistan, was walking along Johnston Street during the 2016 homecoming weekend when the pledge veered off the road, striking him.
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 KATC.com, Louisiana State Police have arrested the 18-year-old woman who was allegedly responsible for the school bus crash that occurred earlier this month. The news source reported that at least two adults and several young children sustained injuries when the woman rear-ended a motorcycle and then a school bus because she was allegedly texting and driving.
Putting your child in a car seat may seem simple enough, but there are several safety checks parents should always conduct before hitting the road. According to Parents, 80 percent of car seats are not installed or used properly.
If someone in your family sustained a spinal cord injury (SCI), it will ultimately be life changing for everyone in your household. Depending on the extent of the injury, you may need to quit your job to look after your loved one or liquidate certain assets in order to afford a caregiver.