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Slip-and-fall accident may suggest need for personal injury claim

It can happen in an instant. One moment a Louisiana resident is walking down an aisle or sidewalk and the next moment that same individual is lying injured on the ground. Slip-and-fall accidents can happen for a variety of reasons some of which may need to be addressed through a personal injury claim.

2 killed in Louisiana car accident

Because motor vehicles are such an integral part of people's lives, it may be easy to forget how much damage an accident can cause. However, because of how easy an accident can occur and the amount of harm one can inflict, it is imperative that all drivers remain vigilant at all times. Unfortunately, a recent car accident in Louisiana left two people dead.

Injured in a car crash? These damages may be recoverable

Auto collisions happen every day in the state of Louisiana. Most of them are minor fender-benders, but some leave those involved with moderate to significant injuries. Following a car crash with injuries, victims may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. The state allows for the recovery of certain economic and non-economic damages.

Did a distracted driver run you off the road?

One minute you were driving along, focused on getting to your destination safely. Then, in the blink of an eye, you found yourself flying off the road as you swerved to avoid being hit by another car. You crashed and were injured, but the other driver was too distracted to even notice what he or she had done. If a distracted driver ran you off the road and failed to stick around, you may feel there is little you can do to seek compensation for your losses, but that isn't necessarily the case. There may still be options for Louisiana residents in this position.

Louisiana personal injury: 3 taken to hospital after recent crash

Police in Louisiana are in the process of investigating a recent crash that resulted in three people needing medical care. This event occurred on Interstate 10 on Friday, March 6. If negligence is believed responsible for this collision, the victims may seek compensation for their losses by filing personal injury claims in civil court.

Injured by a teen who was too tired to be driving?

Every year, numerous teens in Louisiana are involved in car accidents -- particularly in the morning while driving to school. Some of these incidents have fatal outcomes, and many of them result in injury. According to a recently released study, numerous teen-involved collisions are the result of these young drivers getting behind the wheel while tired. As drowsy driving is considered negligent driving, anyone injured in one of these accidents may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.

Will the autonomous vehicle prevent all car accident injuries?

Some of the advances in technology are truly remarkable. Take the autonomous vehicle, for example. The idea is simply amazing, and many people believe taking this idea mainstream will help prevent car accident injuries from occurring -- but will it? Maybe someday Louisiana residents will no longer have to worry about car accidents, but that day is not anytime soon -- even with more autonomous vehicles out on the road.

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