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The most common accidents where you may not be at fault

If you have been in an accident, chances are that you may be questioning whether you are at fault, or was the other driver responsible for the crash. Depending on the type of crash you are involved in, you probably know that you were not to blame. But in either event, there must be proof of negligence to prevail in a personal injury lawsuit.

Motor vehicle accidents: Arrest follows fatal Louisiana crash

Despite the ongoing efforts by various companies and organizations to educate the general public about the potential dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, there are those in Louisiana and across the country who continue to do so. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents can frequently result from such a decision, often with fatal consequences. In fact, one man recently lost his life in an accident believed to have been caused by an intoxicated driver.

What Louisiana parishes see the most injury-causing auto accidents?

All sorts of things could impact the compensation situation of a person hurt in a Louisiana auto crash. This not only includes the specifics of their accident, but also the actions they take following the crash. So, having the right information when deciding what steps and actions to take in the wake of their accident can be critical for victims of Louisiana traffic crashes. This underscores the important role having quality legal representation and guidance can play following getting hurt out on the roads.

The many potential impacts of the truck parking shortage

One difficulty trucking companies are coming across these days here in the U.S. is a shortage of truck parking. In a previous post, we noted that one problem this can create for trucking companies is the possibility of their truck drivers ending up parking in unauthorized areas. However, this is by no means the only problem the shortage can give rise to.

Report indicates there are still many U.S. teens who binge drink

Binge drinking can pose significant risks for teens. How common is such conduct among America’s teens? A recent federal report indicates that while teen binge drinking is trending downward, many U.S. teens still engage in it.

Alcohol-related pedestrian/bicyclist accidents

Among the things that can cause a lot of problems out on the roads is alcohol. Sometimes, alcohol is involved in pedestrian or bicyclist accidents. Now, drunk driving is not the only type of alcohol-related conduct that can be a factor in such crashes. So too can walking or biking while impaired.

Can cell phones help before an accident?

After being in an accident, no matter how small the damages may be, you still may feel like you have been in a jarring, traumatic event. You may not recall all of the details, and may not know for certain who was at fault. Nevertheless, these elements may be very important when it comes to seeking compensation for your injuries and damage to your vehicle.

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