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First party and third party insurance claims: The difference

If you suffered an injury in a motor vehicle accident, the first thing on your action list should be to notify your insurance company; or, notify the insurance company of the party that was responsible for the crash. You will then want to file an insurance claim to recoup the financial damages relating to your medical care, property damages and other damages.

5-month old baby dies in alleged distracted driving crash

Some of the most tragic accidents that happen involve children. When most of these accidents are preventable, it is even more tragic. An accident occurred between Denham Springs and Walker that will forever be remembered by those involved, as well as those in the communities.

A veteran Slidell police officer is struck, killed by a motorist

An 52-year-old veteran police officer with the Slidell, Lousiana police department was struck and killed while riding his motorcycle on September 20, 2017. The officer had been off-duty as he rode his bike in the eastbound direction along Brown's Switch Road at around 10:28 p.m. Soon thereafter, a motorist switched lanes in front of him.

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.

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.

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