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A rear-end car accident can cause serious injury

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of car accidents, and they occur with regularity throughout Louisiana. These accidents are often caused when the car behind is going too fast and fails to stop in time at a red light or stop sign. They can also result when a car is following too closely, and traffic slows suddenly on a highway. Many rear-end collisions are the result of a distracted driver who is paying more attention to something other than the road ahead.

What's the time limit to bring a car accident injury claim?

When a person suffers personal injuries in an auto accident caused by a negligent driver, Louisiana law provides a remedy: the injured victim can bring a lawsuit against the negligent driver and recover damages, including compensation for pain and suffering, lost income and medical expenses. But state law sets a strict time limit on bringing such a lawsuit, and missing this legal deadline can have severe consequences.

Negligent driver flees fatal accident

When getting behind the wheel of a car, there is a degree of risk and responsibility that is inherent in driving it. While most drivers are able to accept this responsibility, some crumble when the responsibility is greatest: owning up to their fault in a car accident as a negligent driver, no matter what the outcome.

After a car accident, it's important to know your legal rights

Injuries from a car accident can have far-reaching consequences. People have to deal with pain, medical appointments and the inability to work or enjoy life like you used to. Fortunately, if the accident was the fault of a negligent driver people have important legal rights under Louisiana law.

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