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What Happens if I Get into An Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

Every driver knows the drill. After you get involved in a crash with another vehicle, you should exchange insurance information with the other party. Unfortunately, some drivers get a shock when they find out that the other motorist is uninsured. Getting into a crash with an uninsured driver doesn’t automatically mean you can’t recover damages.…

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Steps Every Cyclist Should Follow After a Bicycle Accident

Riding a bicycle is a pleasurable activity and an environmentally friendly mode of transportation. It also allows you to get around while getting in your exercise. But despite all the benefits, bicyclists are quite vulnerable as they travel through Baton Rouge. Bicyclists have a right to use the city’s roads. However, motorists often don’t see…

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Can a Lawyer Help Me if I Was Injured and the Driver Fled the Scene?

No one wants to get into an accident as they make their way around Louisiana.  However, if the unfortunate happens and a car crashes into you, you assume the driver will do what’s legally required. They should stop, call for medical assistance if necessary, and exchange insurance details with you. Most drivers stop when they…

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What Should I Do If I’m Injured in an Accident Involving a Lyft or Uber Driver?

Rideshare options like Lyft and Uber make life easier for many people in Louisiana. Both residents and visitors use these services to get around. They’re convenient if you don’t have a car or if you want a hassle-free way to get home after a night out. Add the fact that rideshare is usually cheaper than…

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What Damages Can I Recover in a Louisiana Bicycle Accident?

Louisiana has often been named one of the most dangerous states for bicyclists. More people are opting to ride instead of drive because of the cost savings and reduced environmental impact. This means it’s more likely that cyclists will get involved in a crash. Very often, drivers and cyclists don’t know how to share the…

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When Do I Need to Report a Baton Rouge Car Accident?

A lot of uncertainty can follow a Baton Rouge car accident. There’s often lots of conflicting information. You may not know whether you need to contact your insurance company or go to the doctor. Another important step you may be in doubt about is whether you need to report the accident. If you intend to…

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Can a Pedestrian Get Compensation if They’re Partly at Fault for an Accident?

Both residents and visitors to Louisiana enjoy walking around and enjoying the outdoors. The weather is warm year-round, making cities like Baton Rouge ideal for exploring on foot. However, pedestrians need to be careful. Since they have to share the roadways with motor vehicles, their safety is often at risk.  When a pedestrian gets hit…

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What Are the Laws Governing Motorcyclists in Louisiana?

Many people love the thrill of riding a motorcycle on the open road. Unfortunately, as enjoyable as the experience is, it’s also dangerous. Motorcyclists are at risk of serious injury or death if they get involved in a crash. That’s one of the reasons why there are laws in place to govern the behavior of…

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23-Year Old Man Crashes into Baton Rouge Home and Kills Man

Last Saturday, on February 29, a man driving a car in Baton Rouge crashed into a car that was parked on the side of a residential road. The home belonged to the Pineda family. At about 2:30 am, a neighbor heard the crash and came running out of her home. The neighbor said she saw…

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Couple Ejected from Motorcycle When Hit Deer in Martin, Louisiana

As it gets nicer out, more couples are going to head out to enjoy a ride on their motorcycles. And, most of the time, they’ll make it home just fine. Sadly, that wasn’t the case for Dan and Kimberly Youngblood of Coushatta, Louisiana. The couple set out on their 2015 Harley Davidson on Friday, March…

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