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August 2017 Archives

Woman arrested for allegedly causing fatal crash in May

It's a tragedy any time someone is hurt or killed in a traffic accident. It's particularly horrible when the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, because the accident was avoidable. In this case, it may have been, but there is no way to reverse the damage that has been caused.

Woman crashes into canal and is accused of drunk driving

A woman from Metairie saw her early morning drive come to a quick end when her car left the road, flipped over and landed in a drainage canal. It was upside down, but the woman was able to get out of the vehicle. She is 68 years old, and reports did not indicate if the police arrived and helped her or if she'd already gotten out by the time the emergency response team made it to the crash site.

Free consultations: A tool for education

You suffered an injury at the hands of a drunk driver, and now you're interested in pursuing compensation. You're not really sure where to start, but you know you need an attorney. Before you choose the person you want to work with, it's a good idea to take advantage of an offer many attorneys make. This offer is for a free consultation.

Settling a case: Why you shouldn't take the first offer

Since a trial is a long process, you may wish to settle your personal injury claim outside court. The problem is that a settlement may not be as much money as you'd have received if you had gone through trial. Sometimes, offers are extremely low, and even though you want to put the past behind you, you shouldn't take what you're offered as if it's the only offer available.

Defenses to underage drinking in Louisiana

In Louisiana, the Juvenile and Underage Drinking Enforcement (JUDE) program aims specifically to reduce underage drinking. Depending on the age of an individual charged with underage drinking, the penalties may vary. In some cases, a minor may claim a valid exception under the law.

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