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. 

23-Year-Old Man Dies in Head-on Collision

According to KLFY 10, a head-on collision on LA 724 has claimed the life of one person and left four others with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police report that a 23-year-old man was heading westbound on LA 724 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a truck in the eastbound lane.

Which Safety Features Should You Look for in Your Next Car?

Auto manufacturers introduce new safety features every single year. If you are shopping for a vehicle, you should read up on all the latest advancements in safety technology so you know what to look for in your next car.

23-Year-Old Man Dies in Head-on Collision

According to KLFY 10, a head-on collision on LA 724 has claimed the life of one person and left four others with minor injuries. Louisiana State Police report that a 23-year-old man was heading westbound on LA 724 when he crossed the centerline and collided with a truck in the eastbound lane.

NCSL Report: Louisiana Lacks Funding to Install Seat Belts in School Buses

Up to six children die on student transportation vehicles every year. Although this statistic is tragic, it accounts for less than 1 percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide, making school buses the safest vehicle on the road, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

What Are the Most Common Injuries Sustained in Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle safety gear has advanced tremendously over the past decade, but even with the proper equipment, you are likely to suffer injuries in the event of an accident. An impact with another vehicle or the pavement can damage just about any part of your body, but some injuries are more common than others.

3 Most Common Causes of Accidents Involving Teen Drivers

You probably felt mixed emotions on the day your teen started driving. Not having to chauffeur your teen around town is certainly a welcomed change, but the thought of your child being severely injured in an accident is unbearable.

11-Year-Old Injured in Crash Involving DPS Officer on I-10

An 11-year-old child was injured in a crash on I-10 that occurred during a police traffic stop. The vehicle the child was in had been stopped by a Department of Public Safety officer for speeding.

Will My Car Insurance Premiums Go up after a Collision That I Did Not Cause?

Many drivers are hesitant to file an uninsured motorist claim with their insurance company because they fear the increase in premiums. In the state of Louisiana, though, it is illegal for an insurance company to increase your premiums, charge an extra fee, refuse to renew your policy, or cancel your policy due to an accident that you did not cause. This law is outlined in Louisiana Revised Statute section 22:1284(A).