Iowa biker injured in vehicular accident

One person suffered injuries while another was cited in Cedar Falls, Iowa following a vehicular accident that involved a bicycle, a September 21 article published by reported.

Reports said a female riding her bicycle on September 20 was struck by a vehicle on the crossway of 18th Street and Hudson. The student recounted that what had happened to her was like anyone “would see in the movies.” The biker fell on the vehicle’s hood after the driver struck her. Though she escaped serious injuries, her doctors momentarily prevented her from doing her athletic activities as she had suffered a head injury and bruises to several parts of her body. The driver who caused the collision was identified as an 89-year-old woman and authorities cited her for failing to yield.

The lawyers at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent bicyclists in Iowa who have been injured in car accidents. We strongly believe that accident victims should get fairly compensated if reckless drivers are involved. Discuss your situation with us today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Traffic camera captures Iowa semi-truck collision

An accident involving a semi-truck in West Des Moines that hampered traffic flow was recorded on a Department of Transportation (DOT) camera, an article of KCCI 8 reported on September 19.

According to reports, the accident happened in the vicinity of West Mixmaster, just after the westbound exit of Interstate 80. In a video posted by the Iowa DOT on their official Twitter account, the semi was seen preventing a collision from a vehicle in front of it. Though no one suffered injuries, the Iowa DOT reminded motorists that secondary collisions oftentimes are more serious than the initial collision. Authorities did not release further details about the semi-truck accident.

The lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. understand that accidents involving semi-trucks are catastrophic, leaving many families suffering from a great financial loss. However, if you were in a serious accident, we may be able to offer you legal assistance to pursue damage claims against negligent companies. Find out how we can help you recover your loss today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Ford adds 1.5M vehicles to their faulty door latch recall

American vehicle company Ford Motor Co. recently decided to recall 1.5 million additional vehicles with potentially defective door latches that can cause injuries to intended users, an article of KCCI 8 reported on September 8.

Ford told reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) advised them to broaden the recall. According to reports, Ford is now recalling 2.4 million vehicles due to a problem that could cause the door to open spontaneously or not close properly. The problem may occur while the vehicle is being used. Ford explained that the door problem can happen if the spring tabs on the doors are damaged. Ford is expected to replace all the affected door parts for free.

Families are at high risk of sustaining serious or fatal injuries when the vehicle they are using suddenly malfunctions. However, if you are the victim of a defective product, a lawyer can help you determine whether negligent manufacturers are responsible for your sufferings. Discuss your situation with the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., lawyers in Iowa today by calling (877) 327-2600.

Three hospitalized in Indianola mishap involving a semi and a school bus

At least three persons, two of which were students, were hospitalized due to injuries they sustained in a recent accident in Indianola involving a school bus and a semi truck hauling chemical, an article in the Des Moines Register reported on September 2.

Reports said at around 4:00 p.m. on September 1, a westbound semi truck hauling calcium chloride struck the side of a northbound school bus at the intersection of Highway 92 and 90th Avenue. Information coming from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department revealed that the collision happened after the bus left a stop sign before the roadway was clear. The two students and the bus driver sustained minor injuries resulting in their transport to a hospital. The semi truck driver, though injured, did not seek hospitalization. All the identities of the persons involved in the crash were withheld by authorities.

Unfortunately, many victims of such mishaps are left permanently disabled. If this has happened to you or a loved one, enlisting a skilled personal injury attorney is crucial if you’re looking for financial assistance. Discuss your situation with an attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa today by calling (877) 327-2600.

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