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How long does one have to seek legal recourse after an accident?

No one in Louisiana ever anticipates getting into a car wreck, but, unfortunately, such incidents happen every day. Even seemingly minor car accidents can result in injuries, and these injuries, at times, can cause debilitating health issues that require significant hospital stays and rehabilitation. As medical expenses increase, those injured in a car accident may consider pursuing legal action against the individual responsible for causing the crash. However, many people may not realize that there is a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit based on a car accident in order to seek damages.

Death may result from Louisiana motor vehicle accidents

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.

Car wrecks may be caused by negligence and lead to death

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.

5 surprising facts about your auto insurance coverage

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.

An app that comes to your rescue after a car wreck

Getting into a car accident can be a frightening, frustrating, and confusing experience. Besides yourself and the other driver involved in the accident, you'll come across witnesses, police will come to take statements, and ambulances may be there to take anyone to the hospital to be medically treated if necessary.

Negligent driver may have caused fatal accident in Louisiana

Four people recently lost their lives in a vehicle crash in Louisiana. One of the fatal accident victims was only a year old. If this accident was caused by a negligent driver, the negligent driver may be held liable for the deaths resulting from the accident.

1 death, serious injuries result from car accident in Louisiana

A motor vehicle accident in Louisiana recently claimed the life of one individual. It also led to serious injuries. The accident happened on a Saturday, and one of the drivers involved in the crash is said to have been drinking and driving at the time of the accident.

Wrongful death claim possible following Louisiana accident

A Louisiana motor vehicle accident has claimed the lives of two women. The accident occurred on a recent Monday morning. The victims were 24 and 38 years old. If one driver's negligence leads to someone else's death, grounds exist for a wrongful death claim in civil court.

Louisiana car wrecks: Fatal crash blamed on DUI

A Louisiana man recently lost his life in what police said was a DUI crash. The person who reportedly caused the collision was arrested. When car wrecks are attributed to driving under the influence, those deemed responsible may be held liable through the civil court system and also face criminal charges as well.

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