For many Americans, getting out on the open road is an enjoyable and recreational experience. However, this freeing activity can quickly turn tragic, as one family unfortuantely discovered this past Mother's Day.
This blog periodically highlights various types of car accidents. Accidents involving tractor trailers can be particularly devastating. Today, we take a closer look at the physical injuries that can negatively affect an accident victim's life. Traumatic brain injuries are one common injury that can range from minor to severe.
Over the last few months, this site has periodically reported on the massive GM recall. Several people have been killed and many more injured from the malfunction of the vehicle ignition switch. This past week brought a unique legal claim that if successful, may open the carmaker to more litigation.
A sad truth of life is that tragedy often strikes when you least expect it and, sometimes, in horrific ways. All too often, car accidents are the facilitators of these events. When a driver acts negligently and dangerously on the road, it can unfortunately wreak havoc on completely innocent bystanders, as is the case of a recent New Orleans accident.
When individuals engage in reckless driving, no thought is given to the possible consequences of this action. Car accident victims and their families are forever changed. The child that is gone too soon, or the father-daughter relationship that must be altered are only two examples. Too many families are left to pick up the pieces of this tragic life event.
On September 18, 2013, the life of a serviceman in Louisiana was brought to an end. This Navy veteran did not lose his life on the battlefield. Instead his life was taken by a drunk driver in a fatal car accident just miles from his home.
A Louisiana causeway is in desperate need of updated safety features. While the numerous car accidents on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway may begin ordinarily enough, many of them have ended with a car plunging into the water below the bridge.