Car accidents can easily happen when one driver is careless behind the wheel. For instance, the driver may have been speeding or driving while distracted. When negligence leads to car accidents resulting in injuries or deaths, there may be grounds for civil lawsuits in Louisiana.
A vehicle crash recently claimed one woman's life in Louisiana. The victim was an elderly woman. The crash occurred on a Monday at around 2:20 p.m. Sometimes, these types of motor vehicle accidents are due to the negligence of a driver, in which case the drivers may be held liable.
Along with advancing technology comes an increase in distractions behind the wheel of a motor vehicle in Louisiana. Unfortunately, the desire to multitask while driving can lead to serious accidents. Those who are injured in distracted driving accidents caused by other individuals have the right to seek financial accountability through the civil court system.
Two people in Louisiana recently lost their lives in a one-car accident. Sometimes these types of car wrecks are the result of the negligence of the driver. In this situation, the driver -- or the driver's estate if he or she has died -- may be held liable for any injuries or deaths resulting from the accident.
Not very many people understand their auto insurance coverage, and even fewer people have actually read their policies. For that reason, most are surprised to learn what their auto insurance does or does not cover after an accident or another event.
Seven people suffered injuries in a recent alleged drunk driving accident in Louisiana. The reported DUI accident took place on a Sunday morning at the scene of a vehicle crash that had occurred earlier. The injury accident occurred near the Interstate 12 and Interstate 10 junction.