Around 11 a.m. on March 24, 2022, an 18-wheeler slammed into a charter bus on I-10 near the Port Allen/Plaquemine exit in West Baton Rouge Parish. This accident took the life of the truck driver, put about 50 passengers on the bus in danger, and closed the interstate for more than five hours. Investigators from …
Whenever children are involved, an accident takes on a greater sense of urgency. While school buses are one of the safest forms of transportation, when a serious accident does occur, it can be quite tragic. At Laborde Earles Injury Lawyers, we keep parents informed of all the latest bus accident-related news to raise awareness of issues that concern our children’s safety.
Browse through the bus accident section of our law blog to learn more about these types of accidents and any news concerning bus safety or legislation. For more information, you can talk with one of our representatives now using our helpful chat tool. Simply click the chat icon at the bottom right-hand corner of your screen to start chatting with our team today.
If your child was hurt in a bus accident, you will likely require legal assistance to get the necessary financial compensation to cover the damages your child sustained. You can schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our team by giving us a call or using our online contact form. A bus accident lawyer will go over your case and inform you of all your legal options.
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WWLTV reports on a recent accident on I-10 East that injured 28 students who were on a field trip to the National World War II Museum.