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Louisiana Interstate Highways Among the Worst

If you’ve ever driven around the State of Louisiana, you’ve clearly probably seen the poor condition of the roads in many areas. In New Orleans, for example, there is a group that has started with the sole purpose of fixing the city’s streets. It may not come as much of a surprise is that Louisiana’s interstate highway

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What Is A Subrogation Claim?

If you find yourself involved in an accident, you will be very thankful if you made the decision to obtain good insurance. Insurance can give you protection for things like medical bills, damage to your vehicle, and lost wages if you are disabled as a result of the accident. If you have your own insurance, your

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Louisiana Punitive Damages

Punitive damages (also called “exemplary damages”) are designed to punish particular conduct or make an example of certain offenders. The idea is that doing so will deter such behavior for the benefit of society. But, even though they serve an important purpose, Louisiana law generally does not allow for the recovery of such damages. In fact,

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Truck Driver Hour Restrictions

Truck drivers put thousands of hours in on the road every year. By doing this difficult job, they maintain the flow of goods and products around the country. However, their grueling schedule takes a toll on them and creates a potential for accidents. Making matters worse, truck accidents can lead to much more serious injuries than

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Studies Show Decline in Fatal Truck Accidents

Everywhere you go on the road, you see 18 wheelers, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial trucks. This is especially true when you travel on the interstate for long drives. These vehicles serve an important function but can also be the cause of serious, and at times fatal, accidents. Truck accidents can happen because of distracted

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