The Advocate reports on a two-vehicle collision that injured five people. According to authorities, the accident occurred at the intersection of Scotland Avenue and Thomas Road at around 7 p.m.
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.
Drivers who flee the scene of an accident could face harsh criminal penalties. Despite the legal repercussions, hit and run collisions are alarmingly common in the United States. According to the Insurance Information Institute, nearly 1 in 5 pedestrian fatalities occur in hit and run accidents.
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.
If you were injured by a negligent driver, you probably expect his or her insurance company to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. However, insurance companies are businesses, and they look for any possible excuse to deny and undervalue claims.
According to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, workers’ compensation benefits covered an average of 2,200 hospitalizations across the state annually between 2003 and 2012. Although some industries and positions are more dangerous than others, anyone can sustain a workplace injury. For this reason, most employers in Louisiana must maintain workers’ compensation insurance.
The costs of healthcare bills and lost income can be exorbitant after a car accident. This is particularly true when someone sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
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.
Just about any type of product can have a dangerous defect. If you were injured by a defective product, you may have grounds for a claim against multiple parties including the designer, manufacturer, distributor, and vender of the product.