Car accidents are quite common in the US today. Reports from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that Louisiana alone reports over 500 automobile crashes each month. While the majority of these crashes are not fatal, some lead to loss of life.

Common Causes of Road Accidents

Several factors can lead to road accidents.  The most common causes are:

  • Drunk driving – Drunk driving is the leading cause of all road accidents in Louisiana.
  • Distracted driving – Drivers between ages 19-34 as notorious for being on their phones while driving.
  • Weather conditions

Outcomes of An Auto Accident

There are three common possibilities when an accident occurs.

  • Damaged cars
  • Horrible injuries
  • Loss of life

If you find yourself in a car accident, the first thing that you should do is to talk to a personal injury attorney, regardless of who was at fault. Matters at the scene of the crash get out of hand so fast that the only safe way to handle them is by consulting an expert personal injury attorney immediately.  Salim-Beasley LLC has been handling personal injury matters in Louisiana for over 50 years. Throughout this time, our firm has handled complex briefs in the state, helping people get their fair compensation from road accidents. Our attorneys will put together a strong defense to establish what happened at the scene and get you justice.