Deadly crashes on the Atchafalaya Bridge are all too common. The Interstate-10 bridge stretches over the Atchafalaya Basin in Louisiana and is the scene of countless accidents involving injury and death every year. A serious crash on the bridge often stops traffic for hours, but a deadly crash changes people’s lives forever. If you lost …
A motor vehicle collision can be difficult for all parties involved. Although it may seem intimidating, it is important to reach out to your insurance company quickly following a vehicle accident. Filing an insurance claim is the first step toward financial recovery. What You Need to File a Claim Before filing a claim, you must …
On the morning of Wednesday, May 22nd, Louisiana State Troopers responded to a fatal accident on 1-10 in a road construction zone. The incident occurred around 5:00 am as the victim, a construction worker, was performing his duties in the work zone. At this time, the driver has not been charged, and investigations are still …
It is becoming more and more common that the driver of a car may not own it. With a plethora of car renting apps, from ZipCar to Maven, rental services such as Enterprise, and cases in which a person borrows a friend or family member’s car, the person behind the wheel may not be listed …
Every time you get in your vehicle, you take certain risks. While you can take precautions to make sure you do not cause an accident, one factor is mostly out of your hands – other drivers on the road. Fortunately, purchasing uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage could give you peace of mind and protect your financial interests …
According to a recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Louisiana ranks among the top 10 states in most deadly drunk driving accidents nationwide. The study found that Louisiana ranked 9th in the country, with DUI collisions accounting for thirty percent of traffic fatalities in the state. Additionally, the current percentage of adults …
It is that time of year again when parents and children alike get ready for the new routines that going back to school brings. With new school year routines, however, comes more traffic on the roads. New students heading out this school year should keep some things in mind for the congested roads ahead. The …
According to The Times-Picayune, a 16-year-old motorist died after sustaining serious injuries in a collision on his way to school.
Maintaining a motor vehicle is the perfect real-world application of the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Have you ever read something line by line only to realize a few minutes later that you did not comprehend any of it? If so, you are not alone. Nearly everyone experiences this kind of dazed mental state on occasion.
Maintaining a valid driver’s license is the epitome of independence for many senior citizens. For this reason, telling an aging loved one to stop driving can be challenging.
According to FOX News, Honda has confirmed that the motorist who died in a collision in Baton Rouge on July 10 was the victim of a defective airbag.
Although the precise figures vary from year to year, various studies have revealed that most car accidents happen no more than a few miles from home.
Louisiana is a tort state, which means when a motor vehicle collision occurs, the at-fault driver’s insurance company is financially responsible for the damages that any accident victims incur.
New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest drinking days of the year, and no countdown to midnight is complete without a champagne toast.
According to The Advocate, a 23-year-old woman who caused a fatal rear-end collision was allegedly texting, weaving in and out of traffic, and speeding just before the accident occurred.
In some driver’s education courses, instructors emphasize that students need to “choose their accident.” This simply means that if a collision is inevitable but you have time to respond to a hazard ahead
According to The Times-Picayune, a head-on collision that occurred on a Saturday evening earlier this month resulted in two fatalities. The accident happened on Louisiana Highway 16 just outside of Pine Grove in St. Helena Parish.
When it comes to pursuing compensation following a motor vehicle collision, the burden of proof lies on the accident victim who is seeking damages.
According to KATC.com, Louisiana State Police have arrested the 18-year-old woman who was allegedly responsible for the school bus crash that occurred earlier this month.
KLFY News 10 reports on a fatal accident on I-10 that killed two and injured several others. The collision occurred at around 2 a.m. on Interstate 10 eastbound in West Baton Rouge Parish.
Putting your child in a car seat may seem simple enough, but there are several safety checks parents should always conduct before hitting the road.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the more serious kinds of injuries that you can sustain in a motor vehicle collision.
According to The Advocate, a man driving an SUV allegedly left the scene after striking another vehicle with his own. A deputy at the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office claims that when he arrived at the scene of the reported accident
The New Orleans Advocate reports on a tragic motor vehicle collision that resulted in one fatality. The accident happened late last month, when a vehicle turning off the road and onto a private driveway struck a motorcycle.