Stay Safe this Independence Day Weekend

With the fun and excitement that are sure to fill Lake Charles this 4th of July weekend, additional dangers can surface, as well. Most notably are the risks that can stem from individuals who choose to drive a car or operate a boat or other watercraft after consuming too much alcohol. Though law enforcement will be doing […]

What compensation will I be able to recover with my claim?

When we begin developing a legal strategy to recover compensation for the damages a client sustained in an accident, our legal team prepares a strategy that is intended to recover compensation for all the pain and suffering he or she has been made to endure.  Although one claim is always different from the next claim, almost every personal injury claim will […]

Beats speakers with fire risk recalled in the US

Apple Inc. is recalling approximately 222,000 Beats compact speakers in the U.S. due to complaints of excessive heat, including a minor injury, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission reported on June 3. The recall affects the Beats Pill XL speakers, which are equipped with batteries that can overheat. The recall was issued after Apple was […]

Boating accidents in Louisiana have already claimed 9 lives this year

At least nine boat-related deaths were recorded in Louisiana this year, an article by The Shreveport Times reported on May 23. Reports stated that Louisiana had an increase in terms of deadly boating accidents in 2014. Furthermore, the nine more recent deaths are considered to be surprisingly early, as they occurred before the height of […]

Takata wants to use same propeller linked to fatal defect

Despite everything that has been revealed about the defectiveness of their airbags, Takata will continue to use the same propellant to power their airbags. According to the New York Times, the Takata executive Kevin Kennedy told lawmakers that ammonium nitrate can be used safely when it is “properly manufactured and designed.” Since the early 2000s, […]

Two automakers broaden recall to vehicles equipped with Takata airbags

Japanese automaker giants Nissan and Toyota expanded their recall on May 13 to vehicles that may have defective Takata airbags, 13WMAZ reported. Reports said five million of the vehicles affected in the recall were made by Toyota and 1.5 million vehicles were made by Nissan. The faulty Takata airbags have already been linked to six deadly accidents. According […]

Can I represent my own personal injury claim?

Though you can represent yourself as you pursue your accident claim, there is a good chance that you will be at a distinct disadvantage if you choose to do so.  Aside from the fact that the defending party will likely have very capable legal representation, you will need to navigate the finer points of the […]

Baby killed in Ascension Parish left turn accident

A 5-month-old male infant was killed recently in an Ascension Parish car accident, KPLC 7 reported on May 6. Reports coming from authorities revealed that the two-vehicle accident happened on U.S. 61, near Louisiana Highway 73. Sergeant Jared Sandifer identified the fatality as Emanuel Lange, Jr. Sgt. Sandifer stated that Emanuel was an occupant of a vehicle […]

Statutes of limitation for personal injury claims

Accident victims typically have only a single year to file a personal injury claim before they will become ineligible to do so, although this may vary depending on the specific offense. This period of time—otherwise known as a statute of limitation—begins the moment you learn that you have been harmed, or at least from the […]

Trek recalls 998K bikes for defective lever

At least 998,000 bicycles in the U.S. and Canada have been recalled due to a faulty front quick-release lever that may cause the bike to crash, an article by Tech Times stated on April 22. Reports said Trek Bicycle Corporation issued the recall after receiving three injury complaints, including one victim who was permanently paralyzed. The recall affects Trek […]

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