According to KPLC, a 42-year-old man from Sulphur died in a motorcycle accident on US 90 earlier this month. Investigators determined that the man was traveling west on a 2002 Harley-Davidson when a 20-year-old woman in a 2014 Nissan Altima turned in front of him.
St. Patrick’s Day is one of the biggest drinking days of the year. According to TIME, Americans who celebrate this holiday at their favorite watering hole spend an average of $35 each on drinks alone.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, distracted driving is responsible for roughly nine traffic fatalities around the country every single day. Additionally, more than 1,000 people sustain injuries in motor vehicle collisions that involve a distracted driver daily.
Personal injury law is a fairly broad practice area that encompasses everything from medical malpractice to slip and fall accidents. But as the American Bar Association explains, most personal injury actions involve motor vehicle collisions.
Do you instinctively brake upon noticing a police car in traffic? Even motorists who may not have been speeding have a natural inclination to slow down and pay closer attention to their surroundings when they pass police.
When it comes to building a strong personal injury claim following a preventable accident, there are typically two kinds of witnesses who can help. On-the-scene witnesses are those who were present when the incident occurred and can corroborate the claims of those who were actually involved. Expert witnesses, on the other hand, apply their relevant experience in a particular field to analyze some aspect of the case after the fact.