Category page: Car Wrecks

Do you drive a truck for a living and frequently go on long road trips? Are you planning an overnight drive and worried about your fatigue level? Driving while drowsy is extremely dangerous but 67% of adult Americans admit to driving while being drowsy and 37% say they’ve fallen asleep […]

6 Ways to Prevent Car Accidents

Did you know that the average number of car accidents per year in the US is 6 million? That’s right – and more than 3 million people are injured each year. Statistics like this might put you off driving altogether, but luckily, there are ways you can increase your safety […]

Deaths due to an automobile accident have continued to rise in the past couple of years. 2016 is said to have one of the highest amounts of car accident-related fatalities ever recorded. In the last two years, there has been a 14% increase of reported deaths due to traffic accidents. It doesn’t […]

If you live, work and drive in Baton Rouge, you’ve seen it all.  45-minute commutes across town? Check. Road rage for no reason? Check. People putting their make up on at 50 MPH? Check. People looking at their phone at 70 MPH? Double check. These likely won’t be a surprise […]

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 […]

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 […]

Despite the new laws in place to encourage seat belt usage nationwide, more people died in traffic crashes in Louisiana in 2014 than the year before, according to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission. There is a far greater number of vehicles traveling on the roads and highways. Passengers in vehicles, […]

Damages are the amount of money a person suing may be awarded in a lawsuit. This compensation is used to pay for loss and injuries. Damages by common law are categorized into compensatory damages and punitive damages. Compensatory damages include special damages which are economic losses and general damages which […]