Despite frequent attempts to educate the public about the dangers of drinking and driving, on a daily basis, there are still quite a few people in the state of Louisiana who are found to be operating their vehicles while impaired. This behavior is not only dangerous for them, but it is also dangerous for the general public. Recently in Baton Rouge, two pedestrians were struck by an allegedly drunk driver. The victims of this case may be entitled to pursue personal injury claims against the party believed responsible in order to seek compensation for their losses.
Every day in the state of Louisiana numerous people are injured in auto collisions and various other accidents. The physical, financial and emotional costs to the victims of these events can be significant. This is why the law allows victims to seek relief for their losses. This is generally done through settlement negotiations or personal injury litigation.
A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV left one man dead and a woman injured. This accident occurred Feb. 2, at approximately 1 a.m., in Denham Springs. The driver responsible failed to remain at the scene, but Louisiana State Troopers located and arrested her later that same day. With the responsible party identified, the surviving victim may pursue a personal injury claim in an effort to seek compensation for her losses and the family members of the deceased may also file civil claims in order to seek relief.
The day you or your loved one got into an accident with a semitrailer probably started out just like any other day. You had no idea what was coming your way or that your life was about the change forever. Then it happened. A distracted semi driver slammed into your vehicle leaving you or your loved one injured. According to the state of Louisiana, you may seek relief for any personal injury suffered.
It seems impossible to go a day without witnessing or hearing of impaired drivers on Louisiana roads. Drunk driving is a real problem in this state and across the country. Anyone who has suffered any form of personal injury at the hands of a drunk driver may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses.
Many people here in Louisiana turn to bikes for exercise, recreation or a commuting option. Unfortunately, cyclists in the state can face accident risks.