Babcock Partners Law Blog

Mobile Phones/Devices Smartphones and other speaking devices are one of the most cited causes of motor vehicle accidents each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports, roughly 10% of all people driving in the U.S. are texting or talking on the phone. Recent studies have shown that […]

Damages After A Car Accident There is an average of 6 million car accidents per year in the U.S. About 50% of all car accidents leave victims with injuries, either minor or severe. Over 70% of all accidents end with property damages to either your vehicle or your belongings. About […]

Travel Safety Tips Summer is finally in the swing as of this week; temperatures are rising in all parts of the United States. Many families will be packing up and heading to weekend getaways and vacations spots. Being prepared for a long journey includes budgeting, car maintenance and having someone […]

The likelihood that a teenager or young adult is involved in a car accident is very high compared to their elders. Most of these accidents are preventable when drivers are following roadway laws and staying focused. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are an estimated 240,000 […]

The term whiplash is used to refer to the portion of neck injuries that involve soft tissue damage to the neck. Soft tissue injury is the more modern term, but most everyone knows the older term whiplash. The most common type of whiplash injury is from a rear-end car accident. […]

The severe floods in Louisiana have affected countless individuals and families. Many have lost their homes, cars, and other belongings in the flood. Some must go for days without simple essentials like toiletries or clean clothes. Because of this, it is important to learn how to prepare you and your […]

Weather Conditions Bad weather is one of the main causes of car accidents. Thousands of people are severely injured each year due to severe weather conditions. Most people don’t have extensive experience driving in bad weather such as hurricanes, sleet, tornado-like winds, and flooding. The first thing to remember is […]

In the era of social media, all you have to do is click a couple of buttons to see what your friend had for lunch or where your co-worker went for vacation. This can make it easier to share important details with loved ones who live in different parts of […]

The Mardi Gras season and carnival celebration brings joy to many residents of the New Orleans area and attracts tens of thousands of tourists. Unfortunately, this period is also responsible for many tragedies. According to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, Mardi Gras is the single most dangerous holiday on Louisiana […]