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Understanding vehicle-induced brain injury

If you, like many others, have ever found yourself involved in a Louisiana car accident, you may have suffered any number of different types of injuries, from minor cuts and bruises to potentially life-threatening head, brain or spinal cord injuries. Car accidents are one of today’s leading causes of traumatic brain injury, with Neuro International reporting that, of the 1.4 million brain injuries Americans suffer each year, 280,000 of them result from car crashes.

Are you sure you have enough auto insurance coverage?

Obtaining an auto insurance policy can be costly. Information such as your age and location affect the price of your plan. In addition, the industry jargon can make knowing what to get and how much to get very confusing, especially if you sign up without the help of an agent. Perhaps you think the minimum state requirements are enough because you have never gotten in an accident or assume another driver's insurer will pay for damages; maybe cost affects your decision.

How much is your Louisiana personal injury case worth?

When you get injured in a car accident, you may wonder if it is even worth pursuing a claim against the responsible party. The answer is most likely yes. Even if the accident appeared to be minor, injuries that have major consequences can sometimes take time to cause symptoms. The most notorious of these is traumatic brain injuries.

3 injuries that can result from an 18-wheeler accident

Accidents can happen at any time and for any reason. Looking away from the road for a single moment can cause a major collision, and another driver’s unsafe maneuver could lead to a pileup. It often seems that some vehicles are riskier on the road than others, though. Semi-trucks, for example, often pose unique risks to other drivers — and these risks can culminate in severe injuries if a crash occurs.

Things to consider in a car accident settlement

Not many people give much thought to what is involved in car accident settlements until they need them. There is a big misunderstanding that to file a claim for compensation, there must be an abundance of property damage, major injuries or death. However, it is possible for you to file a claim for compensation in a car accident situation when there is little to no property damage. 

Understanding wrongful death actions in Louisiana

When a loved one dies as a result of a serious accident, close family members may be able to bring a lawsuit to recover damages. While no amount of money can make up for the loss of someone you love, for many people the compensation can help offset some of the financial aspects of their loss.