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Are Louisiana Roads Safe For Bicyclists?

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In recent years, Louisiana has acquired a reputation for being dangerous, and, in some areas, hostile to bicyclists. The Baton Rouge Advocate found that in 2019, Louisiana ranked second only to Florida in terms of bicyclist fatalities, with both Baton Rouge and New Orleans ranked as two of the most dangerous metropolitan areas in… Read More »

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What To Do After A Louisiana Vehicle Crash

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The hours and days after a Louisiana vehicle crash can feel somewhat unreal, even if you were not badly injured. That said, as one tries to navigate the legal process for recovering damages and getting back on one’s feet, it is crucial to keep state law in mind, and be aware of what to… Read More »

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Filing A Civil Claim Against A Louisiana Drunk Driver

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Most of the time, if someone is injured in a car wreck with a drunk driver, they expect the driver to face criminal penalties. While that will happen in most Louisiana DWI cases, what many injured victims do not know is that they can usually file a civil suit against the drunk driver as… Read More »

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Rear-End Collisions On Louisiana Roads

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There are many different types of traffic collisions, but rear-end crashes are among the most dangerous. Too often, a driver may become distracted and the front of their car will connect with the rear of someone else’s. This can lead to serious injuries, often more serious than in other types of vehicle accidents. If… Read More »

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Injured In An Aviation Crash?

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On January 14, 2022, a helicopter crashed into a marsh in Lafourche Parish, near Galliano, Louisiana. The Coast Guard dispatched personnel to search for those aboard, but by the time the bodies of the pilot and one passenger were located, they had both passed away. Aircraft wrecks can be fatal. When they do leave… Read More »

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Have You Sustained A Spinal Cord Injury In Louisiana?

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A spinal cord injury is one of the most serious that a person can sustain, because of just how many bodily functions are routed through the spine. Spinal cord injuries can be very expensive. It is a good idea to file a lawsuit against the negligent person, in order to try and recover some… Read More »

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Who Is At Fault In A Louisiana T-Bone Vehicle Crash?

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Side impact collisions, also referred to as T-bone collisions, are one of the deadliest types of vehicle crashes, with statistics showing that roughly one-quarter of traffic fatalities in 2019 were caused by impacts on the side of the vehicle. There are several reasons for the increased injury and fatality rate, but if you have… Read More »

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Jackknife Truck Crashes On Louisiana Roads

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Even though frigid temperatures are less common in Louisiana than they might be in many other states, the roads still change in terms of texture and response time. The number of car crashes rises in winter, particularly those involving large trucks. 18-wheelers are especially susceptible to crashing on wet or cold roads, with jackknife… Read More »

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Louisiana Motorcycle Crashes Can Be Deadly

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Data from Louisiana State University (LSU) estimates that in 2020, approximately 1,187 people were injured or killed in motorcycle crashes in the state. This is a somewhat lower rate than the national average. The fact remains that motorcycle crashes are approximately 29 times more likely to result in death or injury for the rider… Read More »

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Who Is Liable In A Multi-Vehicle Crash?

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Louisiana roads see a fair amount of traffic every year, with automobiles, motorcycles, small trucks, and large trucks all sharing the road. However, with so much traffic comes congestion, and with congestion comes crashes. While the majority of car wrecks on Louisiana roads only involve one or two vehicles, multi-vehicle crashes do happen, with… Read More »

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