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How Accident Reconstruction Could Help Your Attorney Prove Your Case

In a car accident case, the burden of proof is on the victim who is seeking compensation. That means your attorney must prove the other party is at fault and link your injuries to the accident. Your attorney may gather various pieces of evidence to build a case against the at-fault party. However, sometimes pictures... Read more

Liability for Car Crashes That Happen at Night

When the sun goes down, the risk of a dangerous car accident goes up. Even though about only 25 percent of all motor vehicle travel happens at night, approximately 50 percent of fatal car accidents happen after dark, according to statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). There are various reasons why... Read more

Do You Need to Disclose Your Medical Records in a Louisiana Car Crash Claim?

When you file a claim for compensation for car crash damages, the burden of proof is on you. This means you must establish that another driver owed you a duty of care, he or she breached the duty of care and link the breach to your injury. You also need to prove you suffered an... 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

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

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

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

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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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

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