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Unleashed dog goes for postal worker

To some people in Louisiana, the image of a mail carrier walking down a neighborhood street carrying a bag of mail may harken back to past, more relaxed times. However, this is still a big part of many postal carriers' days as they often get out of their trucks and deliver letters or packages on foot and by hand. In the process, they have to navigate things like uneven pavement, lifted pieces of sidewalks and loose dogs.

Does Louisiana have any dram shop laws on its books?

Say that while driving your car in or around Lake Charles, you are struck by another driver who later was found to be intoxicated. He or she claims to have been at a bar who served him or her enough drinks to logically assume that he or she was too intoxicated to drive. On top of seeking compensation from the driver and his or her insurance company, can you also go after the establishment whose service contributed to getting him or her drunk for negligence?

State legislature to consider reduced speed for big rigs

Louisiana residents in any type of standard passenger vehicle who find themselves on the road next to a semi truck or other large vehicle know how incredibly vulnerable one can feel when in such proximity to these big rigs. The sheer size and weight of tractor trailers and many other commercial vehicles can make the impact of an accident more severe than if it involved smaller vehicles.

Louisiana sees jump in auto accidents

Louisiana residents who take care to drive safely and defensively have good reason to feel frustrated with those drivers who choose to make dangerous choices. Whether a person gets behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking alcohol, sends or reads text messages while driving or drives at excessive speeds, the end result can be the same. Innocent people are put in harm's way and too often are injured or even killed because of it.

One dead, two hurt in suspected drunk driving crash

Louisiana residents may appreciate their state's zest for life and celebrations but they nonetheless deserve and want to know that they are safe when on the road. Sadly, when drivers make the choice to consume alcohol and then get behind the wheels of their vehicles, the safety of others takes a hit. Despite strong public awareness, drunk driving continues to cause heartache in Louisiana.

Americans see increased danger on roads

Louisiana residents who are concerned about vehicle accidents have good reason for their concerns. While accidents are in fact a part of life, newly released data indicates that the number of people dying on roads all across America has increased at a dangerous rate in the past couple of years. Injury accidents are also a significant problem.

Jury makes award in drunk driving accident

After a motor vehicle accident occurs in Louisiana, it is possible for both criminal and civil actions to be initiated. In some cases, only one form of action results but both are possible. While criminal actions may help ensure that people who have broken the law serve appropriate consequences, it is through civil actions that those injured may receive personal compensation.

Recovering from a drunk driving accident

From speeding to texting while behind the wheel, there are many examples of reckless behavior that can lead to a motor vehicle accident. However, an unnaceptable number of drivers continue to get in their cars after drinking too much alcohol. If you have been hit by a drunk driver, your life may be thrown upside down in various ways and you should try to restore a sense of normalcy. At Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, our Lake Charles law firm knows all too well how devastating DUI crashes are for families across Louisiana.

Louisiana traffic accident leaves one hurt

Each day, people are injured across the country in various types of motor vehicle accidents. Sadly, many of these injuries never should have happened in the first place and were the result of reckless behavior, such as drinking and driving or speeding. In Lake Charles, LA, crashes caused by negligent behavior can leave victims with a host of problems that virtually destroy their life, such as debilitating pain, medical costs, an inability to work and lifelong complications due to a severe injury.

Recovering from a drunk driving crash

Every day, car accidents completely upend the lives of victims and their family members. In Lake Charles, LA, and across the country, these accidents may result in all sorts of challenges. If you were hit by a drunk driver, it is essential to understand your rights and take advantage of each resource that is available as you try to recover. At Lundy, Lundy, Soileau & South, our law firm knows firsthand how devastating these collisions often are.

Lundy, Lundy Soileau & South, LLP

Main Office: 501 Broad Street Lake Charles, LA 70601 | Phone: 337-439-0707

Mailing Address: PO Box 3010 Lake Charles, LA 70602 | Fax: 337.439.1029