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Takata Airbag Recall Expands Further, Adding 3.3 Million More Airbags

Last week, airbag manufacturer Takata Corporation expanded its defective airbag recall by adding approximately 3.3 million airbag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will not identify the specific vehicles affected by… Read More

What Motorists Need to Know About Wrong-Way Driving Accidents

Wrong-way car accidents are one of the most dangerous types of crashes that occur on our nation's roadways. These accidents kill between 300 to 400 Americans every year, according to the Federal Highway Administration. If you were injured or lost a loved… Read More

Basics of Louisiana Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance

One way to try to protect yourself financially if you are ever in an accident with an uninsured driver is to purchase uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage.   The experienced Baton Rouge auto accident attorneys at Simien & Simien may be able to help… Read More

What You Need to Know About Multi-Vehicle Collisions

Many car accidents involve only two vehicles so it is relatively easy to determine the driver who is most at fault. However, when multi-vehicle collisions occur, it can be difficult to discern which driver or drivers caused the accident and who should… Read More

Right of Way Laws in Louisiana

Louisiana’s right of way laws are in place to keep traffic flowing while keeping motorists and pedestrians safe. All motorists and pedestrians are required to follow these laws, yielding to whichever party holds the right of way. If someone fails to… Read More

What You Should Know About Car Accident Liability

You cannot recover compensation after a car accident unless you can prove that another party was liable for the crash. Below, our Baton Rouge car accident attorneys explain the many factors involved in determining car accident liability, including who… Read More

7 Defensive Driving Tips for Louisiana Motorists

Many traffic accidents can be avoided by using defensive driving tactics. Defensive driving means keeping your eyes on the road and other vehicles so you have a better chance of anticipating and avoiding potentially dangerous situations. Using the seven… Read More

What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accident Injuries in Louisiana?

Each year, car accidents cause tens of thousands of injuries and several hundred deaths in the state of Louisiana. In 2015 alone, more than 78,000 people were injured and more than 750 were killed in car crashes. If you lost a loved one or suffered a… Read More

Do You Know Louisiana Car Accident Laws?

If you were injured in a car accident caused by another driver and you want to file a claim to obtain compensation, there are a few auto accident laws in Louisiana you should review to make sure you understand them. These laws govern the length of time… Read More

Tips for Drivers and Pedestrians on Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

Last night, a pedestrian was killed after he was hit by an SUV while he was crossing Florida Blvd near Wooddale Drive. Unfortunately, the risk of deadly pedestrian car crashes in Louisiana is much higher than many other states. In January, a report from… Read More