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4 safety tips for new drivers

Getting behind the wheel for the first time can be both exhilarating and frightening. It is likely that you are more frightened than exhilarated at the prospect of your teenager driving off on his own. You are intimitely familiar with the dangers that exist on the roads of Lafayette.

Understanding Louisiana community property laws during divorce

Going through a divorce is a frustrating and often unpredictable process. You don't know what your spouse will ask for or what the courts will decide. You may feel like you have no control over your own finances and future. You may worry about the impact on your children or even on your retirement. The good news is that the outcome is at least somewhat predictable if you understand Louisiana laws about divorces.

Did you suffer a traumatic brain injury in your car crash?

There are a number of ways that people could sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The most common cause of TBIs is falling, followed by participation in sports. Many people end up striking their heads or having something hit them in the head during a car accident. That's why the Center for Disease Control lists motor vehicle accidents as the third leading cause of TBIs in the United States.

When the parents fight, the kids get sick

Sometimes, the only thing a couple can agree to is that the marriage should end. Arguments and disputes are commonplace in divorce, but when children are involved, taking the high road isn’t just about helping the kids in the short-term. Cordial co-parenting relationships are important during and after the divorce too.

Could A Simple Change To Trucks Save Hundreds Of Lives?

Fifty years ago, the death of a celebrity on a Louisiana highway called attention to the dangers of truck underride crashes - crashes in which a car goes under the rear or side of a semitruck, frequently resulting in fatal injuries for the driver and passengers of the car. Unfortunately, little has been done in the following decades to solve the problem.

Pay attention and protect your rights in a hit-and-run accident

Hit-and-run accidents happen in movies all the time, usually sandwiched between the high speed chase and the big explosion. In real life, hit-and-run accidents are not exciting; they are an inconvenience and can result in serious injuries. As the name suggests, in a hit-and-run, a motorist hits you and leaves the scene of the accident. Leaving the scene of an accident is illegal, and with your help, the police can track the person down and hold him or her accountable.