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Louisiana wrongful death: Woman killed in truck accident

Fatal car accidents seem to happen all too often in the Lake Charles area. Recently, a woman lost her life when the driver of a wastewater truck lost control and the truck rolled on top of her vehicle. If negligence is suspected in this case, the victim's surviving family members may seek compensation for their losses by pursuing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: Motorcyclist struck and killed

The driver responsible for hitting a motorcyclist has been cited for the event. According to Louisiana State Police, this crash occurred the morning of Oct. 17 in Baton Rouge. The victim, sadly, died in the collision. Her surviving family members may be entitled to pursue a wrongful death claim in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

Will driver be held responsible for wrongful death of passengers?

A recent accident in Louisiana left two people dead and the driver who caused the collision injured. This incident occurred Oct. 7, in Baton Rouge. The question now remains, will the driver be held responsible for the wrongful death of the victims who just happened to be his passengers?

Louisiana wrongful death: Too many cyclists are being killed

Many Louisiana residents enjoy biking as a form of exercise and as a form of transportation. Sadly, too many cyclists it the state are being hit and killed by the drivers of automobiles. When such events happen, the surviving family members of the victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses by pursuing wrongful death claims in civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: Sanitation worker struck and killed

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, a sanitation worker was operating the controls on the side of his garbage truck when he was struck by a passing car. Sadly, this individual died at the scene. In an effort to seek compensation for their losses, the victim's surviving family members may pursue a wrongful death claim in a Louisiana civil court against the driver deemed responsible for this incident.

Louisiana wrongful death: Motorcyclist killed in wreck

The state of Louisiana recently lost one of its police officers in a tragic automobile accident. At this point, no charges have been filed against the driver believed responsible for the wreck. If negligence is believed to have contributed to the accident, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to pursue a wrongful death claim in court in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

Family of man killed in crash may file wrongful death claim

The driver responsible for a fatal crash back in June has been arrested and charged. One person died as a result of this man's actions and another passenger suffered moderate injuries. The family members of the deceased victim may be entitled to pursue compensation by filing a wrongful death claim in a Louisiana civil court. The surviving victim may also seek damages by filing a personal injury claim.

Louisiana wrongful death: Bicyclist killed in recent accident

Police in Louisiana are looking into the recent death of a bicyclist. The victim was struck by a passing pickup truck on LA 100. If negligence is suspected 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 civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: Trucker injured in hit-and-run dies

The driver of an oil tanker was found injured near his truck on an Interstate 10 off-ramp in Gonzales. It has been determined that an unknown driver struck the man while he was inspecting an issue with his truck. Sadly, the victim died of his injuries. According to the state of Louisiana, the surviving family members of the victim may seek compensation for their losses by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: SUVs are killing pedestrians

Numerous people in Louisiana and elsewhere own sport utility vehicles. Every year, pedestrians in this state and others lose their lives to drivers behind the wheels of these vehicles. The surviving family members of these victims may be entitled to seek damages for their losses by filing wrongful death claims in civil court.

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