Getting behind the wheel seems more dangerous with each passing day. Let’s take a look at some more interesting car accident facts every Louisiana driver should know.
As Louisiana prepares to “spring forward” yet again, you might pay little attention to this odd yearly ritual, other than a moment of annoyance at losing an hour of sleep. The truth, though, is that the time change has more of an impact on our lives than most people realize.
According to 2017 Louisiana Crash Data Reports, there were 47128 injury accidents in Louisiana with 75982 total injuries, including 6704 injury accidents with 11257 injuries in the Orleans parish. A car accident can affect your future. Treating your injuries can be expensive, especially if you miss work during your rehabilitation and recovery. When hit by […]
We all have felt that little twinge when passing a semi. When you’re smaller than something else, it’s only natural to be acutely aware of how much bigger they are. Driving next to or near a large truck can be nerve-wracking. Truck accidents happen each day, and are often more devastating than other accidents on […]
No one enjoys driving near big rigs on the highway. Some speed up to pass these mammoth trucks. Others slow down to the speed limit and follow behind the truck for a while. Regardless of your approach to sharing the road with big rigs, you should do your best to stay out of their blind […]
When you’re in an auto accident, it’s a traumatic experience. You feel a rush of adrenaline, and stress hormones such as cortisol surge through your body. This can mask the pain of injuries, so you may not even be aware that you’ve suffered injury until several days after the accident. Or you may realize that […]
If you have suffered injury in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, the consequences you suffer involve much more than what occurs during the accident itself. Your New Orleans accident lawyer will represent you fairly in a personal injury lawsuit so that you receive compensation. Not just for the immediate damage caused by the […]
Personal injuries aren’t location-specific. You can have an auto accident or slip and fall anywhere in the world. If a friend or relative – your mother, for example – is injured in New Orleans, what can you do to help? When you or a loved one suffer a personal injury in New Orleans, you need […]
You take a risk each time you get behind the wheel. All it takes is a moment’s delayed glance in the rear view mirror for a New Orleans car accident to occur. One minute you are checking on your bickering children in the back seat and the next you hear a sickening “crunch” and feel […]
Slippery Black Ice-Related Accident Cases When you think of icy roads, snowy northern states probably first come to mind. But even though Louisiana’s climate is usually much warmer, parts of the state can still get black ice. This transparent glaze can form on roads when rain falls, and the temperature is just below freezing (32 […]