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Wrongful death: Did you lose a loved one in a pedestrian accident

Every year, far too many Louisiana residents are killed in auto-pedestrian accidents. The surviving family members of the victims are often left devastated, not only emotionally but financially as well. If you have experienced the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident, know that relief may be available to you. Under the right circumstances, you may seek compensation by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Proposed law could hurt victims of motor vehicle accidents

The Louisiana Senate recently passed a bill that could hurt car crash victims. The bill will be handed over to the House for further debate, but many believe that it will pass without much issue -- as similar proposals have garnered committee support. If this bill does become law, what will it mean for the residents and, most importantly, victims of motor vehicle accidents?

Does talcum powder use cause cancer?

Talcum powder is a substance that is commonly used in many types of toiletries. Talcum powder is made from talc, a mineral that absorbs moisture well, and that's why it is so popular to use after bathing, to prevent friction rashes and to improve the appearance of oily skin. While there is a broad range of aesthetic benefits to be had by using talcum powder, many people use it while unaware of the potential risks to their health.

When preeclampsia goes undiagnosed

While bringing a baby into the world is a natural thing, this does not mean it is without risks. Many things can go wrong during pregnancy that, if undiagnosed, can have severe -- if not fatal -- consequences for the mother and baby. One such complication is preeclampsia, which numerous mothers in Louisiana experience every year.

Police investigating multi-vehicle crash involving a semitrailer

Interstate 10 is known to be one of the most dangerous highways in America. Numerous people have suffered injuries or lost their lives in collisions that occur on I-10 while traveling through the Baton Rouge area. Most recently, Louisiana police were called to investigate a multi-vehicle crash involving a semitrailer.

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