Every 98 seconds, someone is sexually assaulted. Both men and women are at risks. It's hard to cope when the perpetrator is still freely walking around you. Understanding the effects and injuries inflicted could help you figure out what kind of help you need.
E-cigarettes (E-cigs) have been out for a little while now. Also known as e-vaporizers, vape pens and electronic nicotine. E-cigs are battery powered devices which heat liquid solutions, until they become a vapor and used for inhalation.
Cell phones have become an integral part of Louisiana society. Although it sometimes seems like individuals cannot function without their cell phones, it may be time to consider whether cell phones are overused in certain situations. This is particularly true in driving situations; especially since cell phones are one cause of car accidents.
Doctors are some of the most trusted members of Lafayette society as well as the world. When this trust is tested, it may be difficult for patients to know how to move forward. This is especially true when a doctor is the focus of serious personal and catastrophic injury allegations.
In most accidents or personal injuries, only a few individuals are involved. Greater disasters, unfortunately, result in serious injuries, fatalities and severe damage. When such catastrophic injury occurs, the approach to the situation is actually quite similar to responding to a smaller incident. Victims of such tragedies must assess their damages and injuries and determine whether they have any legal remedies.
There are many different things that can pose risks and create hazards for drivers in Lafayette. Sometimes, a crash results from factors beyond a driver's control, including the actions of another driver. In other situations, car accidents are the direct result of a driver's own negligence, inattention, or poor driving habits.
Being a pedestrian in Louisiana can come with the potential for serious dangers. Because of their proximity to roadways and motor vehicles, pedestrians can easily be involved in car accidents and suffer serious injury.
Louisiana police are awaiting the toxicology report of a woman who was allegedly a drunk driver in an accident that resulted in the death of her passenger. Drunk driving is a leading factor in car accidents in Louisiana and nationwide. Louisianans must recognize that drunk driving is a real problem and, if they are ever in an accident and alcohol played a role that may be an important fact to highlight in a court proceeding if they intend to seek compensation for their injuries.
A Louisiana family nearly lost two of its members during a motorcycle ride on Christmas Eve 2011, which ended with a semi crash. Luckily, the father and daughter who were struck by the 18-wheeler truck survived. Now their holiday near-tragedy is a safety and liability lesson for Louisiana motorcyclists involved in truck accidents.
Recently, Louisiana media put a spotlight on a jury award in a local motor vehicle accident case. A jury awarded $117 million to a pregnant Louisiana woman injured in an ambulance crash. The award is a remarkable commentary on accident victims' rights. The case demonstrates that Louisiana juries are able to identify negligent drivers and offer victims justice and compensation for the injuries they suffer in car accidents.