It's never a good idea to drive without car insurance on your vehicle. Even so, in New Orleans, this continues to be a serious problem. Accidents occur all the time, and many of those motorists do not have the proper insurance coverage on their vehicles. According to an article on The Times-Picayune website, there are some big changes coming that will allow police officers to catch drivers who don't have insurance on their cars. Several areas in New Orleans are adopting a pol
An auto accident in the Central Business District of New Orleans has left one man dead, according to an article on the WDSU6 News website. Car accidents like this one happen all the time. In this case, a thirty-nine-year-old man was traveling along Baronne Street when he lost control of his vehicle. He was driving a Honda Accord. The car slammed into a wall and police and paramedics arrived on the scene shortly thereafter. The driver of the vehicle passed away at the scene of
Louisiana law requires all motorist carry liability insurance. If a driver is unwilling or unable to properly insure their vehicle, and are then involved in a motor vehicle accident, the insurance of the other driver is usually not sufficient to cover damages. In the event a driver involved in an accident is uninsured, underinsured, or flees the accident without being identified, injured parties may be protected by uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage. This additional
A fatal car accident near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Robert E. Lee Boulevard caused a motor vehicle accident, leaving a 61-year-old man dead. Your local New Orleans auto wreck lawyer Venegas Law wants you to know the details… The dangerous location: According to Fox 8 News, the victim was driving his SUV west on Robert E. Lee around 2p.m. on a Tuesday when he lost control for unknown reasons. He crashed into three parked cars in the parking lot of the 6300
Recently the Insurance Research Council estimated the percentage of uninsured motorists on Louisiana highways was about 13 percent. Insurance Commissioner James J. Donelon estimates that as many as 30 percent of drivers in Louisiana do not carry an automobile liability policy.
Higher insurance for everyone
The state's Department of Motor Vehicles says this is why the Pelican State has the second-highest auto insurance costs in the country. For this reason, state legislator
Two people were injured in an automobile accident that occurred Tuesday evening at approximately 6 p.m. November 24. One of the drivers, New Orleans police officer Sgt. Roderick Franklin, was driving his marked cruiser at the time. Franklin's injuries were minor. The other driver's injuries were more serious. You should consult with a New Orleans auto accident attorney anytime you are involved in a motor vehicle collision, even if you feel fine at the time. According to Elroy