Baskin, LA (November 30, 2022) – A 78-year-old man has died as a result of a traffic accident that took place on Saturday in the Baskin area. On November 19, at around 11:45 a.m., Troop F with the Louisiana State police responded to a crash that occurred on US Highway 425.
Preliminary investigations show that a 36-year-old man named Cody Jones was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado South on US Highway 425 when his vehicle collided with the rear end of a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado. Both of the vehicles went off the roadway as a result of the collision.
The driver of the 2005 Chevrolet, 78-year-old James Hales of Rayville, Louisiana, was severely injured in the crash. Authorities arrest him to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
Jones suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
The incident remains under investigation.
We hope Cody Jones is able to recover from the injuries he suffered in the crash.
Our condolences are with the family of James Hales at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Louisiana
Fatal accidents happen far too often in the state of Louisiana. Losing a loved one as a result of a fatal crash can be incredibly challenging to endure. Families often struggle to move forward after the unexpected loss of loved ones. Following a fatal accident, your family may have legal options available to help you move forward.
In order to file a wrongful death lawsuit after losing a loved one in a car crash in Louisiana, certain conditions must be met. First, you must be able to prove that the death was caused by another person's careless, negligent, or malicious actions. Second, you must be able to prove that the victim's death has resulted in financial damages for yourself or your family. Finally, you must file your lawsuit within one year of the victim's death.
If you're considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit after losing a loved one in a car crash, it's important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you understand your legal rights and the options that are available to help your family move forward. After losing a loved one, a wrongful death lawyer in Baskin can help your family seek the maximum amount of compensation possible for your damages.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal car accident, it's important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible. The team at Parker Alexander Attorneys at Law has the experience and knowledge to help you navigate the complex legal process and get the outcome you deserve. Call us today at 318-625-6262 for a free consultation.
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