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5 Common Causes of Motorcycle Wrecks in Louisiana

By | August 18th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

According to reports released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there has been a steady rise in the number of fatal motorcycle accidents in Louisiana every year. In 2015 there were 91 motorcyclist fatalities, in 2013 there were 86 fatalities, and in 2011 there were 80 fatalities.   One of the main causes of [...]

How Can I Avoid Getting into an Accident with an 18-Wheeler?

By | August 18th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

Did you know that 3,852 people died in large truck crashes in the U.S. in 2015? According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the number of people who were killed in 18-wheeler wrecks was 22 percent higher in 2015 than it was in 2009. […]

What to Do after a Semi Truck Accident

By | August 17th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

Unsurprisingly, two-person crashes involving a semi truck almost always end in injuries and car damage, especially for the driver of the smaller vehicle and passengers inside of it. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that in Louisiana semi trucks are more likely to be involved in fatal multiple-vehicle crashes than accidents only involving passenger cars. […]

How Will Louisiana’s “No-Pay, No-Play” Statute Affect My Compensation?

By | August 17th, 2017|News|

If you’re an uninsured motorist, did you know that Louisiana’s “No-Pay, No-Play” law limits the amount of compensation you can collect for personal injuries and vehicle damage? According to DMV.org, if you were the driver of a vehicle involved in an auto accident in Louisiana, you cannot collect the first $15,000 of a bodily injury claim nor the first $25,000 of a property damage claim – regardless of who is at fault. […]

Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Auto Accident Claim in Bastrop

By | August 17th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

If you have been in a car accident in Bastrop, then you know how easily the medical and financial bills can add up. Regardless of whether or not the collision was the fault of another driver or your own, getting insurance companies to pay what you are entitled to is not always easy. That is where an experienced personal injury attorney steps in. […]

What Should I Do If I’m in a Hit-and-Run Accident?

By | August 17th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

If you have been involved in a hit-and-run accident in Monroe, you may be left wondering what to do first. Between trying to figure out the identity of the driver that hit you, how you will pay for any personal injuries or damage to your vehicle in the event you cant locate the driver, and if you need to hire an accident attorney in Monroe, it is understandably easy to get overwhelmed. […]

3 Signs You Need to Hire a Motorcycle Wreck Attorney

By | August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

It’s no secret that opting for a motorcycle in lieu of a car increases your risk factor. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that in 2015, there were 4,976 motorcyclists killed and 88,000 motorcyclists injured in accidents throughout the nation. […]

How Are Car and Truck Accident Claims Different?

By | August 2nd, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

Regardless of what kind of accident you are in, it is without a doubt overwhelming. One thing is for certain: you need an accident attorney on your side. […]

What Should I Do after a Collision with a Drunk Driver?

By | July 20th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News, News|

Drunk driving can have devastating consequences, and sadly, it is often innocent motorists, passengers, and pedestrians who pay the price. You risk getting into a drunk driving collision every time you get behind the wheel, and even individuals who never drink and drive can find themselves in a serious crash with an intoxicated motorist. […]

5 Common Mistakes That Could Jeopardize Your Personal Injury Claim

By | July 20th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

Even minor car accidents can be nerve-wracking, but it is essential that you remain calm at the scene because every action you take and every statement you make could have a profound impact on your claim. It is common for drivers to make costly mistakes at the crash scene, such as forgetting to call the police or to speak with witnesses. By knowing what these errors are and how to avoid them, you will be in a better position to recover fair compensation after a collision. […]

 

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