Car crashes can occur to anybody. Recently, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker and former LSU player Kendell Beckwith sustained injuries in a collision and will now have to miss out on a significant part of offseason.
To err is human, but some mistakes can be costlier than others. In fact, when you have suffered injuries in a serious car accident, you are likely juggling many issues such as how to pay for medical bills, whether your spouse can handle the increased workload at home while helping you and if you will have a job when or if you recover.
The impact of a car accident can be profound. Medical bills, time off from work and rising insurance premiums may put you in a bind. While auto wrecks happen unexpectedly, you can take some steps to prevent them.
Reducing the number of traffic-related fatalities is a primary mission for Louisiana law enforcement. In 2016 alone, 757 died on Louisiana roadways.
If you are like many drivers in Louisiana and elsewhere, you might have been on the receiving end of another driver’s frustration once or twice. Whether you accidentally cut someone off or were driving too slowly in the fast lane, someone might have signaled their irritation with a honked horn, middle finger or cutting you off in response. However, what if the other driver took his or her frustration to a more dangerous level?
If you sustained injuries in a car crash, obtaining proper compensation can help you stay above water as you face increased expenses and lessened earning power.
You may think because you have a good driving history, you are among the safest motorists on the roads in New Orleans. Though your driving record is a good indicator of risk to your insurer, it does not necessarily reflect an accurate picture of how safe or risky of a driver you really are.
Do you plan for the worst every time you get onto your motorcycle? Whether you are taking a quick trip to the store or riding on the open road for hours, you should know what to do if you ever get into a collision. Hopefully you already wear protective gear and know how to avoid a crash, but an accident can occur no matter what, even to the most skilled motorcyclists.
Even with advances in technology, car accidents are still prevalent. The Association for Safe International Road Travel estimates that nearly 37,000 Americans die each year as a result of vehicle collisions.