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

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

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? […]

How to Calculate Pain and Suffering Damages in Personal Injury Cases

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

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. […]

4 Common Back Injuries Suffered in Car Wrecks

By | May 15th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

A serious car accident can injure almost any part of your body, but damage to your spine can be particularly devastating. Your spinal column gives your body form and function. It protects your spinal cord, which is composed of nerves that send signals throughout your body. […]

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Drag Racing Accident on Airline Highway

By | May 9th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

WBRZ 2 reports on a drag racing accident that killed one person and injured two others. The incident occurred at about 10:30 p.m. on Airline Highway. […]

2 Pedestrians Injured in West Monroe Accident

By | May 9th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

KNOE reports on a recent pedestrian crash in West Monroe that left two people injured. The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. on Arkansas Road. According to authorities, the vehicle involved drove onto the curb and struck the pedestrians. Both were wearing dark clothing. […]

6 Possible Defenses against DWI Charges in Louisiana

By | May 1st, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

A DWI conviction can have profound consequences for your relationships, career, and freedoms. Possible penalties include jail time, fines, community service, re-education programs, a license suspension, and an order to install an ignition interlock device. […]

What Are the Consequences of a First DWI Conviction in Louisiana?

By | May 1st, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

DWI charges can have far-reaching consequences – even if it is your first offense. A conviction can come with up to six months’ imprisonment or a fine of $300 to $1,000. You could also spend 48 hours in jail and face up to two years’ probation. […]

Alexandria Man Killed in Fiery Wreck Involving Two Semi-Trucks

By | April 21st, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

KALB reports on a fatal accident that involved two 18-wheelers and three other vehicles. The crash occurred at around 5:30 p.m. on Interstate 10 when a tractor-trailer failed to slow down in congested traffic. […]

8 Types of Damages That Might Be Recoverable in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By | April 21st, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

The death of a family member is always heartbreaking, but it can be particularly difficult to cope when a loved one dies due to another person’s negligence. In addition to the emotional trauma, you might face exorbitant medical bills, funeral costs, and mounting debt due to lost income. Although no amount of money can undo the emotional hardship, you may be able to avoid overwhelming debt by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. […]

Fatal Louisiana Car Crashes Put Accident Statistics in the Spotlight

By | April 14th, 2017|Louisiana Accident Attorney News|

KTBS reports on a recent head-on collision that killed one and injured three. According to authorities, a 1998 Ford Ranger was driving the wrong way on Highway 1 when it hit a 2006 Ford F-150. The driver of the Ranger was airlifted to University Health, and the passenger died at the scene. The driver of the F-150, 58-year-old Gary Harris, and his wife, 54-year-old Violet Harris, were also injured in the crash. […]

 

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