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 […]



Takata airbag blamed in Florida driver’s injuries

A Honda vehicle owner who sustained injuries last month in a car accident claimed the injuries were caused by metal shards released from inflating Takata airbags, a Reuters article stated on April 10. Medical documents from a hospital revealed that the owner of a 2003 Honda Civic vehicle sustained neck injuries last March due to foreign objects apparently […]



Can I file a personal injury claim if I was partially at fault?

Even if you are found to be partially at fault for an accident, you may still be eligible to file a personal injury claim to recover the damages you sustained. As a state that utilizes the pure comparative fault rule, plaintiffs may recover damages even if they are found to be 99% at fault for the accident. […]



Two-time DWI offender arrested again

A man is facing a driving a vehicle while intoxicated (DWI) charge after he was found passed out in a parking lot in the Lake Charles area, KPLC 7 reported on April 8. The incident reportedly happened at about 2:30 a.m. on April 3 when authorities discovered an occupied vehicle in the parking lot with […]



Bill proposes unique solution to state’s drinking and driving problem

Proposed House Bill 132 would make it mandatory for those drinking to have a designated driver, according to The Daily Reveille. Bars and restaurants that serve alcohol will be required to verify that the individuals who are drinking have a designated driver with a valid Louisiana driver’s license. Statistics from 2013 reveal that over one-third […]



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