Monthly Archives: July 2016

Fatal accident caused by driver going the wrong way

Posted on July 29, 2016

Louisiana law enforcement reports that a car accident recently claimed the life of an 18-year-old driver. The deadly crash occurred as the driver of an SUV drove the wrong way down U.S. 90, causing a head-on collision with a pickup truck. The driver of the SUV sustained serious injuries in the fatal accident. The pickup truck tried to avoid… Read more

Prison sentence for driver in fatal car accident

Posted on July 29, 2016

A Louisiana man was recently sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a fatal collision in the 9th Ward. The car accident, which took place about a year ago, took the life of a 49-year-old woman. The man was reportedly driving at speeds of about 100 miles per hour when he struck another vehicle…. Read more

Elderly couple dies in tragic truck accident

Posted on July 29, 2016

Recently in Slidell, an elderly couple lost their lives after a semi truck caused a serious accident. Louisiana law enforcement believes that the crash possibly occurred because of an error committed by the truck driver. Despite the fact that they were both wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash, the husband and wife both… Read more

The rights of consumers endangered by defective auto parts

Posted on July 29, 2016

When a dangerous product is released to the public, it endangers innocent and unsuspecting consumers. If dangerous or defective auto parts cause accidents, injured drivers may not realize that they are victims and could be eligible for financial compensation. Auto manufacturers are responsible for warning drivers who may be at risk for problems related to… Read more

High car accident number typical over a holiday weekend

Posted on July 29, 2016

Louisiana car accident numbers typically increase over the course of a holiday weekend. To counteract this, law enforcement officers are taking steps that are intended to encourage drivers to buckle up, not drink and drive and practice caution in order to prevent a car accident. There will be a larger-than-normal number of officers on the roads, monitoring traffic… Read more

Fatal accident claims the life of a young Louisiana boy

Posted on July 29, 2016

A young boy lost his life after a tragic accident occurred while he riding a utility terrain vehicle. The driver, a 36-year-old man, was arrested for his involvement in the fatal accident. He was charged with vehicular homicide by Louisiana authorities, but he has since been released on bond. The accident happened as the driver made a… Read more

National investigation of defective auto parts

Posted on July 29, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has increased the scope of a national investigation into faulty air bags and the number of American drivers affected. There are now two major airbag manufacturers under investigation, and vehicles affected may include Kia Optima and Chrysler Town and Country, among many more. Defective auto parts place drivers… Read more

Motorcycle accident claims life of biker, charges may be looming

Posted on July 29, 2016

Riding a motorcycle down the highway is supposed to be relaxing, peaceful and beautiful. Motorcycling is often an excellent way to get to and from school or work with minimal cost. While the advantages of motorcycling are many, motorcycles can be extremely dangerous at times. In fact, when motorcycling becomes dangerous, it is not always… Read more

Protecting the rights of those left behind after a fatal accident

Posted on July 29, 2016

The death of a loved brings many changes for a family, including the financial turmoil that often follows an unexpected loss. During the weeks and months following a fatal accident, family members may quickly find themselves overwhelmed by emotional hardships, often worsened by the financial impact of a sudden death. Fortunately, families of those killed by… Read more

Cross-over car crash kills 2, leaves child critically injured

Posted on July 29, 2016

When cross-over accidents occur, it is commonly difficult to determine why the driver crossed over the median, especially when the driver does not survive the collision. A child suffered critical injuries in a recent Louisiana car crash that left two other people dead. An accident report indicates that the fatal accident occurred in Plaquemines Parish shortly after… Read more