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Louisiana fatal accident claims lives of woman and young nephew

Police of the Louisiana Traffic Division are still investigating a hit-and-run accident that recently occurred on Interstate 10. The accident ultimately claimed the lives of two people. Police say they have enough evidence to make an arrest in this fatal accident once they locate the driver who fled the scene.

Pastor killed during revival; wife files wrongful death claim

People go to church for many reasons. They may be searching for meaning in their lives, a way to express their faith, a sense of community or some kind of inner peace. The last thing that people expect to encounter at church is danger or violence. A Louisiana family recently experienced a tragedy at their church, which led to a wrongful death suit being filed.

Fatal accident takes Louisiana woman's son away from her

According to the victim's mother, he was just going to stop to get something to eat on his way home. He was four blocks from his home when he became involved in a fatal accident. Two hours after she last spoke with him, police told the Louisiana woman that he son had died.

Louisiana wrongful death: family loses loved one in crash

Recently, the family of a Louisiana man was given the news that he had been killed in a single car accident. The 25-year-old had been a passenger in pickup truck driven by an 18-year-old man. Now, as the young man driving the vehicle faces criminal charges in connection with the death of this family's loved one, his family may exercise their right to file a wrongful death claim.

Fatal accident on Louisiana Highway 594 in Monroe

The Louisiana State Police continue to investigate a crash that occurred on Louisiana Highway 594 in Monroe. So far, the only citation issued in the fatal accident has been for passing illegally. It is not known whether additional charges will be filed once the investigation is complete.

Louisiana State Police struggle with cause of fatal accident

The Louisiana State Police are still confounded by what could have caused a recent accident in Metairie. After culling through witness statements, troopers have eliminated several factors such as speed and impairment as the cause. To be thorough, they have now decided to bring in a mechanic to determine if the scooter the woman was driving at the time of the fatal accident suffered some sort of mechanical failure.

Louisiana woman arrested in fatal accident

A Louisiana woman is facing several charges including vehicular homicide in connection with the death of the owner of a car dealership in Baton Rouge. She is being held at the Livingston Parish Prison on a bond that exceeds $100,000. The fatal accident took place on Interstate 12 near the Juban Road exit.

Louisiana woman killed in fatal accident after being rear-ended

When a car accident happens on a Louisiana roadway, authorities often must investigate to determine what caused the accident to occur. In some cases, authorities can determine what did not happen before they can ascertain what did happen. That is the case in a recent fatal accident on I-10 that left one driver dead.

Louisiana family files wrongful death lawsuit in mother's death

Losing a loved one can be heart-breaking under any circumstances, but it may seem even more tragic when an elderly patient dies after receiving allegedly negligent care in a nursing home. Families who expect nursing homes to take good care of their loved one may feel betrayed when that person dies after alleged neglect or abuse. One Louisiana family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that the nursing home which was caring for their deceased mother failed to adequately care for the woman.

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