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Louisiana truck accidents: 4 killed and more injured in wreck

Louisiana State Police are in the process of investigating a chain reaction crash that left four people dead and many more with injuries. This event is said to have involved two semitrailers and eight passenger cars. As is true for most truck accidents, this collision is one that has far-reaching consequences.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 3 killed, 4 injured in wreck

Louisiana State Police are investigating the cause of a crash that left three people dead and four others injured. This particular event occurred in St. Martin Parish, the morning of May 18. In this case, the individual believed responsible for the collision failed to survive. While this happens in many motor vehicle accidents, it does not mean that victims or their loved ones are out of luck when it comes to seeking compensation for their losses.

How the size of baby's head can lead to birth injury

Throughout a woman's pregnancy, her doctor will measure the fetus' growth. Physicians in Louisiana and elsewhere do this for a number of reasons, but the primary goal is to make sure the baby is growing as it should be and to make sure growth issues will not cause labor and delivery problems. In a report that was released in March 2018, researchers suggest that there is another reason to look at a fetus' size, particularly the head circumference. According to a recent study, the size of a baby's head can contribute to a birth injury, specifically cerebral palsy.

How long do I have to bring a maritime claim?

Did you suffer injuries while a passenger on a Louisiana-based cruise ship, charter or other boat while it was either docked or out on the ocean? If you did, you may have the ability to file a maritime claim against the responsible party or parties in an effort to seek compensation for your losses. The key with any legal claim is filing at the right time.

Recovering non-economic damages after motor vehicle accidents

If involved in an auto collision that is another person's fault, one would expect to achieve damages for any medical expenses, property damage and other financial losses that may result. What about non-economic damages? Following motor vehicle accidents, not all losses experienced by Louisiana residents are tied to money.

Louisiana birth injury: intracranial hemorrhage

Those individuals in Louisiana who are getting ready to welcome new babies into their homes do not like to think about everything that can go wrong during child birth. It is a natural process, but it can also be a dangerous one for some individuals. Many women turn to medical providers to get them through it with a healthy, happy baby at the end of it all. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a birth injury to happen. Depending on the injury, the child could lose his or her life or suffer consequences that last a lifetime.

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