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Do You Need a Police Report to File a Louisiana Car Crash Claim?

Drivers who cause car crashes often do not want to call the police to report what happened. They may try to convince the victim the crash is not that big of a deal and the victim’s injuries probably are not that serious. Unfortunately, some drivers may be swayed by these statements and not call the... Read more

Who Could be Held Liable for a Left-Turn Crash in Louisiana?

Car crashes can happen in a variety of situations. However, some situations are much more likely to result in a crash because there is a dangerous maneuver involved. Turning left is one type of dangerous maneuver that often results in an accident. Millions of car crashes each year involve left-turning vehicles, according to the National... Read more

Can Crash Victims Seek Compensation if Their Airbags Did Not Deploy?

Some car accidents are referred to as low-impact collisions because they occur at a relatively slow speed. These crashes usually do not cause significant damage to the vehicles involved, beyond some scratches and minor dents. Often, airbags do not deploy after a low-impact collision. Airbags are designed to deploy when a crash happens at about... Read more

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What if Your Car Crash Damages Exceed Insurance Policy Limits?

Some auto accidents result in injuries that take a few weeks or months to heal. Usually, the at-fault driver’s liability insurance has a high enough limit to cover medical bills and other damages from these crashes. However, there are some crashes that can result in devastating, life-altering injuries. Victims are left with permanent disabilities/limitations and... Read more

How Can a Recommendation for Surgery Impact an Injury Claim?

Sometimes surgery is the only way to treat an injury, but there are other times when surgery is one of multiple treatment options. In these situations, the accident victim has a choice to make and there are various factors to consider. However, one thing that should not factor into that decision is how surgery may... Read more

Why Liability for a Rear-End Crash Could be Complicated

A large percentage of the car crashes that occur every year are rear-end crashes, which involve one vehicle crashing into the rear of another. Sometimes a rear-end collision involves more than two vehicles, as the force of impact propels a lead vehicle into another. Even at a relatively slow speed, a rear-end crash can result... Read more

What are the Steps in the Legal Process of a Car Crash Claim?

The legal process can be complicated, particularly if the victim suffered significant damages or fault is contested by the insurance company. The longer it takes to resolve a claim, the more steps there can be in the process. While each case is different, most cases have similar steps. Below, we discuss the basic steps in... Read more