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Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: 1 dead, 2 injured in crash

Police in Louisiana are investigating the cause of a multi-vehicle accident that occurred Jan. 15, at approximately 11 a.m. They say one individual died in the crash and two other people suffered injuries. The man deemed responsible for the collision is facing criminal charges. When negligence is behind motor vehicle accidents, the victims or, in the case of a fatality, their surviving family members may seek relief through legal means. 

Motor vehicle accidents: The dangers of Bird scooters

At the very end of Nov. 2018, Bird scooters began showing up on Lafayette streets. You have probably seen them or people riding them. You may have even tried one out yourself. They are supposed to help people with limited mobility options get out and get to where they need to go with greater ease and in an affordable way. Unfortunately, these electric scooters are known to be dangerous and numerous individuals across the country have been injured in accidents involving these motor vehicles.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: The cost of drunk driving

Another New Year's Eve has come and gone, and with it came a number of car accidents caused by drunk drivers. While it has not yet been reported how many drunk driving-related motor vehicle accidents happened between Dec. 30, 2018  and Jan. 1, 2019 in the entire state of Louisiana, it is safe to say there were quite a few. In the Lake Charles area, there were only two. 

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: Pedestrian hit by car

Police in Louisiana recently arrested the man that they say is responsible for striking a pedestrian with his car and leaving the accident scene. The victim survived the incident and was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. When pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents, they may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.

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

Police in Louisiana are in the process of investigating a crash that left one man dead and a woman seriously injured. This incident occurred Saturday, Nov. 24, in the Lake Charles area. If negligence contributes to motor vehicle accidents, victims or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. This means, for this particular case, that depending on the cause of this crash, relief may be sought through legal means.

Recoverable damages following motor vehicle accidents

Anyone in Louisiana who has lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a car crash knows just how devastating such an event can be. The resulting damages can do a number on one's finances as well as one's physical and emotional health. According to the state, what damages may victims recover following motor vehicle accidents?

Representation matters following motor vehicle accidents

Car accidents frequently occur across the state of Louisiana every single day. If you've been injured in one or lost a loved one in such an incident, you know just how damaging this type of event can be on a person's life. Victims of motor vehicle accidents or -- in the event of fatality -- their surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. If you wish to do so, the qualifications and experience of the person or team you have representing you matters.

Louisiana motor vehicle accidents: Cyclist struck in Lake Charles

Police in Lake Charles were called to investigate a hit-and-run collision that left a cyclist injured. This event occurred Oct. 5, at approximately 7:30 p.m. In Louisiana, the drivers responsible for hit-and-run motor vehicle accidents are often found, and when they are the criminal and civil consequences that they will face can be quite severe.

Motor vehicle accidents often leave victims with physical pain

It is common to experience some level of pain following a car crash. When injuries are bad enough, pain may linger for months, years or even for the rest of one's life. Following motor vehicle accidents, many Louisiana residents may experience musculoskeletal pain -- the symptoms of which will vary based on the severity of a person's injury.

Road rage behind many motor vehicle accidents

How often are drivers in Louisiana seen making bad decisions? How often do people overreact when behind the wheel? How often do road rage incidents occur, and how often do people get hurt or worse in the motor vehicle accidents that result from such incidents? The truth is, people are not always paying attention when they drive; they do not always make great decisions, and road rage incidents are on the rise because some individuals cannot control their frustrations while driving.

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