The loss of a child is something no parent should ever be forced to endure. Should this loss come at the hands of a negligent driver, the situation could be significantly more challenging to accept, potentially leaving parents in search of answers, or justice. A recent accident in Louisiana has left four individuals with injuries, and has claimed the life of a 5-month-old child.
While certain rear-end collisions may involve little more than mild soreness for the victims and minor damage to vehicles, in some cases, they can be devastating. Many individuals have suffered serious harm under similar circumstances at the hand of a negligent driver. A recent rear-end collision in Louisiana has claimed the life of a 59-year-old man and left another facing criminal charges in relation.
Tractor-trailers may require more time to make a sudden stop than other vehicles, and a lapse in judgment concerning distance under similar circumstances can be catastrophic. Motor vehicle accidents involving such vehicles are dangerous and can pose a significant threat to the health of everyone nearby. A recent accident involving a semi in Louisiana has claimed the life of a 66-year-old man.
Attempting to pass another vehicle on a two-lane road can be dangerous. Even in areas where oncoming traffic is clearly visible, judging the speed of other vehicles can be challenging, and car accidents that occur under similar circumstances have the potential to end in disaster. A recent collision in Louisiana that took place under similar circumstances claimed the life of a 46-year-old man.
Head-on collisions can be disastrous incidents that endanger the safety of everyone involved. Many individuals have suffered serious injuries in accidents involving a negligent driver. A recent accident that is said to have taken place under similar circumstances in Louisiana has left one person in critical condition, and claimed the life of another.
Many individuals in Louisiana and elsewhere choose to travel to and from destinations via bicycle. Cycling offers numerous benefits, such as being a healthy mode of transportation, or even providing one with the ability to avoid traffic jams. However, there is also some level of risk involved, and with less available protection, motor vehicle accidents involving cyclists have a much higher chance of ending in disaster.
Louisiana residents pay their auto premiums in the hopes that they never have the need to file a claim. However, when an auto accident does occur, they expect their medical expenses and property damages to be covered. Unfortunately, insurance companies notoriously undervalue claims or outright deny them since they are in the business of making money, and often do not have the best interests of their customers in mind.
Details are few after a tragic accident left a man dead on a roadway in Louisiana. The crash, like many car accidents in the state, has left authorities with questions relating to what happened and who may have been at fault. Once the determination is made and all of the evidence has been reviewed, the deceased victim's surviving family may find that they have grounds to make a personal injury claim against the driver believed to have been at fault.
One small Louisiana police troop has investigated 18 fatal crashes just this year. Now, they are faced with another such duty as a two-car accident happened recently. In addition, a local man may face charges of wrongful death if police determine that he caused the crash that took a woman's life.
Car wrecks can happen at any time on Louisiana roadways. One recent crash occurred in Lafayette. Authorities suspect that the driver may have been impaired.