Over the weekend, a man was taken into custody after ramming his vehicle into a crowd and injuring at least twenty-eight people during a Mardi Gras celebration. Five people were reported seriously injured. The man in the pickup truck was highly intoxicated. ABC News stated, “The driver caused one of the vehicles to strike a third vehicle. He then lost control driving over the neutral ground, striking a city dump truck and hitting multiple pedestrians…” The incident occurred on the Orleans and Carrollton Avenue intersection at around 6:42 p.m. This incident happened on the adjacent street to the Mardi Gras parade.Thankfully, no one died in this tragic accident.
If you have been involved in a car accident, do note that at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, we understand the complexities of the legal system and we have a successful record of obtaining the compensation you deserve. The value of a personal injury case is built over time as evidence is collected and injuries are diagnosed.
You may be entitled to receive compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Reduced earnings due to long-term injuries
People often think hiring a lawyer is expensive. At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means you owe us nothing unless we win your case.