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Louisiana wrongful death: Motorcyclist killed in wreck

Lake Charles Police are in the process of investigating a recent crash that claimed the life of a motorcyclist. This accident occurred March 23 on Nelson Road. If driver negligence is believed a contributing factor in this case, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses by filing a wrongful death claim in a Louisiana civil court.

Daylight saving time causes an increase in car accidents

Daylight saving time took effect on March 8, and many Louisiana residents are still struggling to adjust to the time change. Springing forward an hour may be something everyone knows to expect this time of year, but knowing it is coming doesn't make it easy on the body. Daylight saving time is known to cause various problems. It is even known to cause an increase in car accidents.

How long do you have to bring a bad faith insurance claim?

Insurance companies want people to trust them, as that trust can lead people to inaction when a company fails to make good on their contractual obligations to policyholders in a bad faith insurance denial. Insurance companies love to advertise in ways that make them look like caring and concerned corporate entities, when, in reality, they have a profit motive for denying people adequate compensation under their policies.

Birth injury, among other things, may cause CP

Becoming a parent can be an exciting, albeit scary thing. Everyone hopes that their children will enter the world healthy, but it doesn't always happen. Some children are born with congenital issues that can affect their quality of life and lifespan; other children acquire injuries during or shortly after birth. Take Cerebral Palsy; it can be a congenital issue or acquired. If it is acquired as the result of a birth injury, parents in Louisiana may be entitled to seek relief for themselves and their children.

Who can be held responsible for maritime injuries?

Louisiana has hundreds of miles of coastline. As such, numerous residents and visitors to the state spend a great deal of time working or playing offshore. Unfortunately, every year, several people suffer injuries while doing so. When maritime injuries occur, who can be held responsible?

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