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Louisiana ranked fifth most dangerous state for pedestrians

In some states, cars and pedestrians can mix fairly safely. In others, however, the risk of being injured in an accident as a pedestrian, is high. Based on traffic accident data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Louisiana is in the top 10 most dangerous states for pedestrians in the United States. Louisiana is number five on the list, making it the fifth most dangerous state for pedestrians.

Bad weather may contribute to injury, fatal car wrecks

A collision involving three cars recently led to a man's death in Louisiana. The car wreck occurred on a Monday. These types of car wrecks can easily happen due to the carelessness of a driver, in which case the driver will be held liable for any injuries or deaths that happened as a result.

Why you should never skip UM insurance coverage

Generally speaking, the driver at-fault for a car accident is responsible for paying for the damages that result, including injuries. Of course, most people don't have the money to pay for these damages out of pocket, which is why state law requires all drivers to carry liability coverage.

Motor vehicle accidents involving trucks may result in death

A man passed away in a recent Louisiana car crash. The accident occurred on a Wednesday afternoon. When motor vehicle accidents occur due to the negligence of a driver, the fatal victim's surviving family members typically have the right to take legal action.

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