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Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 2 held responsible for wreck

In Oct. 2017, a car crash involving an off-duty Louisiana police officer and another vehicle resulted in a child losing her life and eight other people suffering injuries. Just recently, the driver of one of the cars and a passenger in the other were charged with negligent homicide for their roles in the collision. When motor vehicle accidents like this occur and more than one person is believed partially responsible, victims may still be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 3 teens hurt in crash

Police in Louisiana were called to investigate a crash that occurred Friday, March 2, in Baton Rouge. Three teenagers were hurt in the wreck. One of them -- the driver believed responsible for the collision -- died in the hospital a few days after the event. The other two are expected to survive. When motor vehicle accidents only involve one car, passengers may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

Determining fault in motor vehicle accidents

When involved a car accident, one would think that fault would be pretty easy to determine. While some cases seem pretty straightforward, there are others in which liability may not be all that clear. In either case, the party thought responsible may try to deny liability. What do Louisiana residents injured in motor vehicle accidents need to do to prove fault so that they can seek compensation for their losses?

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 3 injured in recent wreck

A mother and her two young boys were recently injured in a car accident in Louisiana. Police believe that the driver responsible was impaired and speeding when he collided with the their car. When negligent behavior is thought responsible for motor vehicle accidents -- such as in this case -- victims may pursue damages through legal means.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 1 injured in recent crash

A wrong-way crash in Louisiana has left one individual dead, a man injured and police looking for answers. This event occurred Monday, Feb. 5, on Interstate 10. When motor vehicle accidents are the result of negligent behavior, as it seems to be in this case, victims may pursue compensation through legal means.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: Hit by drunk driver?

You were out and about, going about your day as usual, when all of a sudden you see a driver swerving all over the road. You do your best to avoid this person, but in the end, there was really nothing you could do. The other driver ended up hitting your car, and you suffered serious injury as a result. Police believe impairment was a contributing factor -- which is all too common in Louisiana motor vehicle accidents. What can you do?

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 1 killed, 4 injured in wreck

A single-vehicle crash in Louisiana claimed the life of the driver and left four other individuals with injuries. This incident occurred on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish on Jan. 6. When single-vehicle motor vehicle accidents occur, passengers may be entitled to seek compensation for any losses sustained.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: several hurt,1 killed in crash

On Wednesday, Dec. 27, a multi-vehicle crash left one person dead and several others injured. Motor vehicle accidents of this nature can take a while to investigate, as so many people are involved. However, Louisiana police do believe that one individual is responsible for this particular event.

Claims for motor vehicle accidents often settled out of court

Car accidents happen pretty frequently in Louisiana and elsewhere. It seems that, every day, some awful collision is reported in the news. While some have minor outcomes, only resulting in property damage, there are those that change the lives of the victims forever. When motor vehicle accidents occur, those who have suffered losses may be entitled to seek compensation for those losses. This they can do either in court or through out-of-court negotiations.

Head trauma common in motor vehicle accidents

Every year, numerous Louisiana residents end up in emergency rooms with head traumas due to auto collisions. Children, teens, adults -- it does not matter. It happens to them all. When victims of motor vehicle accidents suffer severe head trauma, they or -- if unable -- their loved ones may pursue compensation for any resulting losses.

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