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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.

Louisiana wrongful death: Motorcyclist killed in recent wreck

A Louisiana man recently lost his life in a multi-vehicle crash that occurred in St. Charles Parish. This event occurred on I-10 and is believed to be the result of one driver operating his vehicle too fast for traffic conditions. If this is the case, the victim's surviving family members may pursue a wrongful death claim in civil court in an effort to seek compensation for their losses.

Louisiana wrongful death: Hit-and-run driver kills bicyclist

Police in Louisiana recently arrested the man they believe is responsible for a bicyclist's death. A number of factors contributed to the auto-pedestrian accident that occurred on the evening of June 11, in Baton Rouge. The victim's surviving family members may be entitled to pursue compensation for their losses by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Louisiana wrongful death: Man killed in auto-pedestrian accident

A Louisiana man who was trying to do good by cleaning up debris on the road has died. He was apparently struck by a car while performing his good deed. If negligence is thought to have contributed to this accident, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim in order to seek compensation for their losses.

What damages are compensable in a wrongful death case?

Making the decision to take legal action after a loved one dies can be difficult. Such actions are not warranted in every situation, but may be for those who lost loved ones due to the negligent actions of other individuals. Many Louisiana residents may want to know what good can come out of filing a wrongful death claim. What damages are actually compensable?

Louisiana wrongful death: Couple killed in recent wreck

A Louisiana couple recently lost their lives in a crash in Baton Rouge. This incident occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, April 8. Under certain circumstances, family members of the victims may be entitled to pursue a wrongful death claim against the driver believed responsible for the collision. 

Louisiana wrongful death: Motorcycle rider dies in crash

Police in Louisiana have been investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and a van that left one person dead. This incident occurred mid-February in Thibodaux. Fault has yet to be determined, but if the victim's surviving family members believe negligence contributed to his death, they may seek compensation by filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.

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