Unrestrained Fatal Auto Accident in Rapides Parish
According to cenlanow.com, a fatal accident occurred in Rapides Parish. The crash took place on Sunday, October, 10th. 52 year old Charlotte Hemingway was driving a pickup truck along Highway 107 near Ruby Wise Road. Per Louisiana State Police, the driver lost control and ended up in a ditch. She was taken to a local hospital. Sadly, on October 18th, the victim passed away in the hospital due to her injuries.
As we approach the holiday season, our Louisiana personal injury lawyers want to remind everyone to take extra precautions when out on the roads. First and foremost, do not drink and drive. Period. Do not get in the car with a driver who is intoxicated. Year after year, countless people lose their lives due to the negligence of drunk drivers. Second, please always wear a seat belt. The tragic accident mentioned in this article may have been avoided had the victim been wearing a seat belt. Third, do not text and drive.
At Neblett, Beard & Arsenault we put our clients needs first. If you, or a loved one, have been hurt do the fault of another person or party please call us right away. For over 40 years we’ve been fighting for the rights of accident injury victims. Find out what we can do to help you today. Dial (318) 561-2500 to learn more about your rights after sustaining an injury.
Top-Rated Accident Injury Lawyers in Rapides Parish
There are lots of different accident injury law firms throughout Louisiana. Now, regardless of what some firm’s claim in TV or online commercials, there truly is no such thing as the best Louisiana personal injury attorney. In fact, it’s not allowed for an attorney to claim to be the best. Instead, what we believe is important is for an injury client to hire the law firm they believe is best suited for their needs and their case.
From AVVO to Martindale-Hubbell, our law firm has been recognized for it’s excellence and client care. If you’re looking to talk with top-rated accident injury lawyers in Rapides Parish, look no further than Neblett, Beard & Arsenault. We’ve helped recover over $10 billion dollars for accident victims, just like you. Guess what, we may be able to help you too. But you have to call us. The call is free, the case review is free, and we never charge any upfront money.
Don’t delay, give us a call today to learn more about your rights after an accident injury. Help is a phone call away. Best of all, we’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. So you can always reach a live person at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault.
Richard J. Arsenault – Award Winning Louisiana Injury Lawyer
Richard Arsenault has been recognized as one of America’s 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers by Trial Lawyer Magazine. He has participated in over 25 multidistrict litigation proceedings and currently serves as Co-Lead Counsel in the Actos MDL where a jury rendered a historic $9 billion dollar punitive damage verdict which has been reported as one of the nation’s largest personal injury verdicts. He subsequently served on the Actos MDL team that negotiated a $2.4 billion dollar settlement which is the largest single mass tort settlement for a drug that is still on the market. In the Pinnacle MDL pending in Dallas federal court where Richard serves on the Executive Committee, he was part of the Trial Team that secured a $502 million dollar jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson and DePuy, after an 11 week trial. Richard was nominated for the 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by the Public Justice Foundation and also selected as a 2015 member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. The National Trial Lawyers recognized Richard as the 2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year Civil Plaintiff Finalist.
The New York Times has referred to Arsenault as a “big player” in the legal community. The Wall Street Journal has described him as having “national notoriety” and as a “big gun” among attorneys in competition for national leadership roles. Business Week has referred to him as “a Dean of the Louisiana tort bar”, USA Today featured him as a member of the “Legal Elite” and the New Orleans Times Picayune has referred to him as “an authority on class actions.”
Richard has over 300 articles and presentations to his credit and has authored many Law Review articles including one published in Federal Courts Law Review. Among other writings, he co-authored the chapter on Multidistrict Litigation in an ABA treatise. Richard was also asked by Judge Heyburn, JPML Chair, to participate in the Panel’s “Multidistrict Litigation Study Project”. He has personally participated in negotiating over $3.5 billion in complex litigation settlements in the last five years.