Posts tagged "Car Accidents"

What can car accident victims do about whiplash injuries?

Whiplash injuries are one of the most common types of injuries car accident victims can suffer in a car accident. Just because they are common injuries does not mean they are not serious, however, and are not an injury that car accident victims may find themselves needing help with.

Damages can help injured car accident victims

Unfortunately, car accident victims can suffer from a variety of serious injuries and may require help with their physical, financial and emotional damages. A personal injury claim can help them with those damages so they get the help they need with their medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages.

Statewide effort focuses on distracted driving in school zones

Local authorities in Louisiana are joining the effort named "Back to School Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign." The campaign is intended to raise awareness of Louisiana's ban on handheld cell phones in school zones. Using a cell phone in a school zone in Louisiana is illegal unless the phone can be used with a hands-free setting. Authorities note there are significant dangers associated with using a cell phone while driving.

Economic and noneconomic damages to help car accident victims

When a car, truck or motorcycle accident has resulted in injuries and harm to victims and their families, it may be possible for injured victims and their families to pursue damages from the negligent driver responsible for causing their accident and for the injuries and harm they have suffered. It is also beneficial for car accident victims and their families to be familiar with the different types of damages they may be able to recover.

The costly impact of brain injuries on car accident victims

Car accidents can result in a variety of serious injuries including brain injuries. Brain injuries can be costly physically, financially and emotionally for victims and their families which is why personal injury legal resources are available to protect brain injury victims and their families.

The impact of soft tissue injuries and the protections available

Motor vehicle collisions can result in lasting and debilitating injuries to victims. One type of serious injury car accident victims can suffer includes soft tissue injuries, which is why car accident victims should be familiar with these types of injuries and how a personal injury claim for damages can help them with any of these injuries they suffer in a car accident.

The different types of damages for car accident victims

Louisiana residents can suffer injuries in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and other commercial vehicle accidents. These damages can be severe and can be physically, financially and emotionally costly to victims. Fortunately, personal injury legal options may be available to help injured victims with the damages suffered at the hands of a negligent driver.

What is distracted driving?

Most drivers probably think they have a good idea of what distracted driving is but the reality is that it includes many unsafe driving behaviors drivers engage in every day. It is helpful for drivers to know the dangerous distracted driving behaviors they should avoid and for victims of distracted drivers to be familiar with the legal protections available to them if they are injured by a distracted driver.

Bill to drug test after car accidents moves to house floor

When it comes to the rules of the road and laws everyone has to follow, many don't realize that many of these decisions are based on state laws. Of course, on interstate highways, federal law can easily apply in situations of car accidents, but generally, jurisdiction is left to the states. Louisiana is one of the states who does not allow for drug testing of drivers after they have been in involved in a car accident causing industries. Current law says for law enforcement to drug test them only after a fatality has occurred.

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