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What Is the Lifetime Cost of Medical Treatment for a Spinal Cord Injury?

According to the Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure, researchers estimate that there are approximately 12,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries (SCIs) every year. SCIs are most prevalent among fairly young and healthy individuals, and since 2005, the average age at injury has been around 40 years old. […]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News, News|0 Comments

How Might Louisiana’s Pure Comparative Negligence Law Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Every state has its own laws that govern personal injury claims. These statutes will ultimately determine how much compensation you will be able to recover. For example, the state of Louisiana operates on a pure comparative negligence basis, which means a party can shoulder some percentage of the liability and still recover compensation for the damages incurred. […]

By | June 21st, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

Can I Be Fined If My Child Is Not Sitting in a Car Seat? Monroe Accident Attorney Has the Answer

No tragedy can match the grief of losing a child. This is especially true when a child dies due to a drunk, distracted, or negligent driver. […]

By | June 8th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

Forbes: The Average American Driver Will File an Accident Claim Every 18 Years—Monroe Car Wreck Attorney Insights

The average American drives for about 290 hours and travels nearly 10,900 miles each year on average. With so much time behind the wheel, it’s easy to become complacent—especially if you have never been in an accident. […]

By | June 8th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

1 Killed in Head-on Collision on La. 27—Bastrop Car Wreck Attorney Insights

KPLC reports on a recent head-on collision that killed one person and injured another. The crash occurred on La. 27 at around 6 a.m. and involved a 2015 GMC Sierra and a 2004 Nissan Sentra. […]

By | May 30th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Killed in Side-Swipe Crash with 18-Wheeler on I-610—Monroe Accident Attorney Insights

NOLA reports on a tragic wreck on Interstate 610 that killed a motorcyclist. According to authorities, the motorcyclist side-swiped a tractor-trailer, lost control, and crashed into a guardrail. No other injuries were reported. […]

By | May 30th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

These 5 Smartphone Apps Can Help Your Teen Avoid Car Accidents

Car accidents are the number-one cause of death among teenagers in the United States, according to TeenDriverSource.org. In 2014, 2,270 teens between the ages 16 and 19 died in collisions. […]

By | May 24th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

What Should I Do after a Slip and Fall?

Slips and falls account for nearly 1 million emergency room visits every year, and falls are the number-one cause of lost days from work. The vast majority of these incidents could be avoided if property owners and managers had adequately maintained their premises. […]

By | May 24th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

Can I “Stack” Multiple Insurance Policies to Cover My Medical Bills after a Car Accident?

Louisiana is a “fault” insurance state, which means that the insurance company of the driver who causes an accident is liable for the other party’s damages. But what if the driver who hit you is uninsured or only carries the minimum coverage? […]

By | May 19th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Cases

If you were injured by a negligent driver in Louisiana, you may be entitled to compensation for compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are intended to cover the economic and non-economic losses you suffered due to the accident. Punitive damages are recoverable in certain cases when expressly allowed by statute. Their purpose is to punish the defendant for particularly egregious behavior. […]

By | May 19th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|0 Comments
 

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