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5 Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents

Distracted driving has quickly become known as one of the biggest dangers on the road, injuring more than 1,000 people each day in the U.S. In Louisiana alone, 722 fatal car crashes occurred in 2012, ...
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What to Always Carry in Your Car in the Case of a Car Wreck

Driving can be dangerous. The more time you spend on the road, the more likely it is that an accident will eventually occur. Breaking down only to realize that your spare tire is flat or you ...
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What to Do About Chronic Pain After a Serious Car Accident

After being injured in a serious car accident, immediate medical attention should be delivered to the most grievous of wounds, such as damage to the spinal cord, fractures, and lacerations. From an ...
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Injured in a Motorcycle Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly one third of all traffic-related deaths are the result of drunk driving. To put this in perspective, it is estimated that one ...
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I've Been in a Car Accident While Pregnant! Now What?

While anyone should seek medical attention as soon as possible after being involved in a car accident, this is especially true for women who are pregnant. The extreme force of impact from a car ...
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Driving Safe This Holiday Season

As the holiday season grows near, more and more people are finalizing their travel plans and getting ready for family fun. Since the cost of gasoline has recently decreased and many holiday travelers ...
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Will Failing To See A Doctor Affect My Claim?

If you are involved in an accident, it is very likely the initial shock of the accident and subsequent adrenaline rush will make it difficult to determine the extent of your accident-related injuries. ...
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Louisiana Judge Sues over Car Accident

A lawsuit in Gretna has been filed by a Jefferson Parish judge, seeking compensation for injuries she said she sustained in an auto accident. According to her claim, she was stopped at an intersection ...
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Distracted Driver Crashes into Patrol Car in Caddo Parish

Last month, a Caddo Parish patrol deputy was injured in a car accident when another vehicle rear-ended his patrol car. The deputy's vehicle was sitting on the inside shoulder, as the deputy ...
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Six Hospitalized After School Bus Accident in Southeast Louisiana

On Wednesday, December 18, one school bus and two cars were involved in an accident, injuring four students and two adults. One car was overturned in the collision, and two people in that vehicle had ...
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Man Killed in Suspected DWI Accident in Washington Parish

On Sunday, December 8, one person was killed and two others injured in a head-on collision that police believe was caused by an intoxicated driver. The accident occurred shortly before 6:00 am in ...
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Tips for Safer Holiday Travels

"Black Wednesday" and the other travel days that surround Thanksgiving can mean roads that are fraught with dangerously intoxicated or distracted drivers. That being said, following one ...
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Man Sued for Crashing into Police Cruiser

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is suing a man and his insurer, seeking to recover the full value of a police cruiser that was damaged in an accident. According to the suit, last year this ...
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Minor Sues Club for Allegedly Selling Him Alcohol Before He Crashed

In Gretna, a minor under the age of 21 is suing the club that allegedly served him alcoholic beverages before he got into a car accident. According to the suit, the minor failed to maintain control of ...
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Camera Captures Footage of Sleeping Motorist Who Caused Hit and Run Accident

Police are still looking for a suspect who appeared on camera footage while committing a hit and run accident in Georgia. On Monday, October 21, a news channel team called law enforcement when they ...
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Auto Accident Claims: Key Terms Explained

After an injurious car accident, you should not be wading through all manner of legalese to get the compensation you deserve. While a personal injury lawyer can help protect your interests in such ...
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Shreveport School Bus Accident Injures Seven

Last week, a school bus carrying 33 students was hit head-on by a car. According to officials, the woman driving the other car was going the wrong way leading up to the collision. She herself ...
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Baton Rouge Man Charged with Vehicular Homicide for Crash that Killed Two Brothers

This summer, a car accident killed two brothers who were in their twenties, one dying on the scene, the other succumbing to injuries in the hospital the next day. According to Louisiana State ...
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Statistics Show More than Fifty Percent of People Killed in Traffic Accidents Weren't Wearing Seat Belts

According to statistics from the Louisiana police department, 684 people have died in a vehicle collision this year so far. Fifty-five percent of these drivers who died were not wearing their seat ...
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Elderly Couple Killed in Three-Car Collision on N.C. Highway

Saturday, the 10 th of August, three cars collided where the N.C. 87 and N.C. 11 meet. It was three in the afternoon, when a couple in their seventies merged their Camry into another car's lane. ...
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Cycling "Dooring" Accidents

Are you currently wondering what on earth "dooring" means? Simply put, dooring is a tragic incident that a cyclist on the road experiences when a motorist opens their car door as they are ...
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The War on Texting and Driving

Despite the countless "It Can Wait" campaigns and stories of accidents and tragic deaths, far too many teenagers are not coming to grasp with the severity of their actions. Texting and ...
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Teen Drivers, Insurance Rates and Car Accidents

When it comes to car insurance, as adults we pay a certain amount of money, perhaps for us and our spouse. However, down the road we may consider adding our new teen drivers to the insurance policy ...
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Contributory Negligence in a Motor Vehicle Accident

If you have been involved in an auto accident, there is a possibility that the accident was entirely the other persons fault, or that you played some role in the incident as well. The legal term for ...
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Injury Claims and Your Police Report

In the event of an accident and injury, having a police report is extremely beneficial when seeking to prove the liability of another party or entity. In most cases police reports will be involved ...
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