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Louisiana car wrecks may be caused by careless driving

A vehicle crash recently claimed a man's life in Louisiana. The accident occurred on a Sunday. It happened early in the morning. At times, these kinds of car wrecks happen due to a driver's carelessness, in which case the careless driver may be held liable for the deaths or injuries that occur as a result.

The automobile crash involved two vehicles. According to police, a man, 25, was in a motor vehicle that ended up rear-ending a tractor-trailer. This accident took place along Interstate 10.

The 25-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the accident scene. Meanwhile, the driver of the car that struck the truck was taken to the hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

The surviving family members of the man who died in the motor vehicle crash may opt to file a wrongful death claim against the driver of the car, seeking the reimbursement of the monetary damages sustained. Competent proof of negligence -- such driving while distracted or driving too quickly for road conditions -- is required to establish liability in a manner that pleases the civil court hearing the case. If financial responsibility is sufficiently established, then claims for monetary damages will be adjudicated. A monetary award may be helpful for covering burial costs, the loss of income for surviving dependents and other losses associated with these types of car wrecks in the state of Louisiana. Monetary compensation may also help to address pain and suffering as well as emotional distress caused by these types of motor vehicle accidents.

Source:, "San Benito Man Killed In Louisiana Auto Accident", Dec. 20, 2016

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