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Motor vehicle accidents: 2 killed, 2 injured in recent wreck

Police in Louisiana are in the process of investigating a crash that left two people dead and two others injured. This incident occurred in St. John The Baptist Parish on Monday, Feb. 24. Motor vehicle accidents with results like this one leave surviving victims and family members of the deceased with a lot of questions. If negligence contributed to this tragic event, these individuals may seek compensation for their losses through legal means.

This one thing can help prevent teen-involved car accidents

Numerous Louisiana teenagers drive themselves to school every single day. Sadly, many have been or will be involved in car accidents while doing so. According to a recent study, there is one thing that can help prevent teen-involved car accidents -- sleep.

Claiming compensation after being injured as a restaurant worker

The majority of workers in the United States have the right to gain compensation if they become injured, and restaurant workers are no exception. However, you must take action to gain workers' compensation within a certain time frame if you want to be successful. This is why you must understand how the law applies in the state in which you were injured.

Lake Charles man to receive millions in truck accident case

The losses victims of trucking accidents in the state of Louisiana face are often significant. If truck driver negligence is to blame, these losses are not anything that victims have to shoulder alone. Recently, it was reported that a Lake Charles man, who suffered injuries in a truck accident over two years ago, was able to successfully prove that the trucking company should be held liable for his losses. He was awarded $4.4 million in damages as a result.

Baton Rouge one of nation's most accident prone cities

Car accidents are a common occurrence in the Baton Rouge area. According to a recent report, this particular Louisiana city is actually one of the nation's most accident-prone cities. Why is that? What can victims of these accidents or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members do in order to seek compensation for their losses?

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