August 2014 Archives

Louisiana deputy hospitalized following accident

The New Orleans Police Department led an investigation into an Aug. 16 collision involving two vehicles that injured a Motorcycle Deputy with the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office. The deputy was transported to an area hospital, and his condition was not reported as of that night.

How do you go about making a car insurance claim?

Being involved in a car accident can be an extremely distressing experience. You or a loved one may have been injured, your vehicle may have been damaged and you may find yourself wondering how you will cover all the costs. One thing you can do is make a claim on your insurance. However, there are some important things to bear in mind when doing so.

Louisiana man killed in hit-and-run accident

Being involved in a motor-vehicle accident is not a pleasant experience. At the very least, you may be shaken up and have to worry about the cost of repairs to your vehicles. In some cases you may suffer physical harm, ranging from minor scrapes to life-changing injuries. Worse still, someone you care about could lose their life as a result of such an accident.

Who is liable in the event of a tour bus accident?

If you have been visiting a new place, there is a chance that you will have taken a trip on a tour bus. They can be an excellent way to get a brief view of all the major sites without taking too much time out of your day. Unfortunately, as is the case with any vehicle, tour buses can become involved in accidents. We have already discussed the damage that can be done by a bus crash. These accidents often involve a large number of people, so the cost can be particularly high.

Louisiana car crash kills 2

It is a sad fact that with so many vehicles on the roads, car accidents are a common occurrence. In some cases, the victims may escape with only minor injuries, although the event itself can still be deeply traumatic. The less fortunate may suffer lifelong injuries, which may leave them unable to work or in need of constant care. Worse still, many of these accidents cost lives, as was the case in New Orleans when a car crashed into a concrete column.

Multiple victims in double-decker bus crash

So many commuters use trains and buses in Louisiana and throughout the United States that accidents are almost inevitable. Commercial vehicle accidents can occur anytime, either as a result of negligence, poor weather conditions, malfunctions or any number of other factors. Sometimes the accident is completely beyond the vehicle's control. But whatever the case, the results are often widespread and devastating.

Louisiana man arrested in connection with hit-and-run

It's difficult to know what runs through the mind of someone who flees the scene of a crash. Perhaps it's an extreme sense of self-preservation that allows someone to hit a person with their car and then leave them to die or suffer life-altering injuries. Perhaps that driver was drunk or otherwise negligent and fears the legal repercussions and social stigma that go hand-in-hand with an accident of this nature.

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