Injured in a Trucking Accident Caused by a Company Driver

If you were involved in an accident with any kind of commercial truck, you likely suffered devastating injuries and property damage. While the driver of the truck may have operated the truck in a reckless manner, you may also be able to file a claim against the driver’s employer, the trucking company. Determination of Liability Trucking accident cases are different in many ways from those of two passenger vehicle accidents. One significant difference is that a victim may be able to file a claim not only against the driver of the truck but in most cases against the trucking company. The legal concept of holding an employer responsible for their employees’ behavior is called respondeat superior. Employers have a duty

2020-05-04T12:30:51+00:00April 30th, 2020|

How Coronavirus Is Impacting Louisiana Insurance Settlements

If you suffered injuries related to a car accident, you may be in the middle of negotiations with an insurance company regarding a settlement offer for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. Now, with the new COVID-19 virus impacting everyone in the United States, many people have been furloughed, laid off, or simply fired. In many cases, the reduction in hours or being laid off may have to do with the fact that certain businesses have been deemed “non-essential.” With the lack of revenue and income, businesses simply had to shutter their doors either temporarily or permanently, and the employees feel the financial devastation as well as the owners. However, if you have a pending insurance settlement

2020-05-04T12:27:14+00:00April 17th, 2020|