Car Accident - Who's faulty?

Read Time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR In an auto accident, the driver found at fault and their insurance provider will be liable for any damages sustained by the injured party. Every car accident should be reported to the police in order to file a police report which describes how the accident happened and lists any traffic…

Louisiana Auto Insurance

Read Time 4 minutes TL;DR 13 percent of Louisiana drivers don’t have the car insurance required by law. In an effort to keep insurance rates under control, Louisiana passed the “no pay, no play” law that penalizes drivers that don’t have insurance. All Louisiana vehicles must have Bodily Injury Liability and Property Damage coverage. Optional…

Car Accident Claim Red Flags

Read Time: 4.5 minutes TL;DR Adjusters are paid to save money and to pay you the least amount legally possible for your claim. You must remember that they don’t have your best interests at heart when they process a claim, as your best interests will result in a much higher payout on their part. Do…

Car Accident Questions

Read Time: 4.5 minutes TL;DR Regardless of the severity of the car accident, the most important thing to do immediately after is to call 911. For minor fender-benders where no one has sustained injuries, try to move the vehicles to a safe area that’s outside the lanes of traffic after taking photos of the crash…

Holiday Driving Safety

Read Time: 5 minutes TL;DR The heavy uptick in traffic between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day makes it much more hazardous to drive. There are more DUIs and alcohol-related fatalities during the holidays than any other time of year, which makes the already crowded roadways particularly dangerous. If you can help it, try to only…

Car Accident Safety

Read Time: 4.75 minutes TL;DR Remove any unwanted objects in your vehicle and store them in your trunk. Ensure the top of the headrest is the same height as the top of your head to help minimize movement. Always buckle up regardless of the distance you’re driving. Pay attention to what is happening around you…

Driving in inclement weather

Read Time: 3.75 minutes TL;DR Remember to use your windshield wipers and headlights to maximize your visibility during heavy rain pour. Never attempt to drive your car across a flooded roadway! Trash cans and other large objects can land in roadways or be thrown into your vehicle, so remain alert to airborne debris thrown by…

Car Accident Injuries

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR When a car accident is imminent, it’s a natural reaction to attempt to brake as hard as you can while you brace for the impact, leading to foot, toe and ankle injuries. In a car accident, concussions are most commonly caused by the driver hitting their head against the steering…

Hit and Run

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR A hit-and-run is any type of accident where the driver has intentionally left the scene without providing information to the other party. When you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, don’t ever try to catch the other driver yourself. Instead, call the police as soon as possible and file an…

Car Accident

Read Time: 4 minutes TL;DR Rear-end accidents are the most common type of automobile collision that happens when one vehicle stops suddenly in front of another or when one vehicle follows another too closely. Low-speed collisions are better known as the classic “fender bender” and can happen in residential neighborhoods, parking lots or garages, school…

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