Three personal injuries reported in Grundy County

A recent mishap involving two vehicles in Grundy County, Iowa, left three persons with physical injuries, a January 5 article of KWWL 7 reported.

Information coming from local authorities said a vehicle, driven by a 16-year-old Cedar Falls resident, veered into the opposite lane at the 17,000 mile of Highway 14 at about 7:00 a.m. on Thursday. A vehicle from the other lane attempted to avoid a collision with the vehicle, but failed. The teenager and two adults—only identified as a 45-year-old and a 20-year-old, both male—were immediately brought to the hospital. The two adults were later airlifted to a medical facility in Iowa City. Details regarding the conditions of the three persons were unavailable as of reporting. A picture of the mishap showed the extent of the damage to one of the vehicles, while the other one was seen flipped upside down. Responding local authorities were assisted by state authorities and neighboring responders.

Financial loss is often the result when people suffer serious injuries in car accidents. However, if this happened to you in Iowa, an attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may help you pursue damage claims against reckless drivers. Find out how we may possibly help you recover your loss today by calling (877) 327-2600.



Fatalities reported in Walmart store crash

At least two Walmart employees and a shopper succumbed to injuries after a vehicle rammed through the store’s facade in the southeast portion of Iowa, a December 2 article of CBS News reported.

On December 1, a 66-year-old driver struck the glass facade of a Walmart store in Pella. The vehicle reportedly got inside the store’s grocery area and came to a halt after crashing into a produce display. Witnesses told reports that the vehicle was traveling at an excessive rate of speed when the accident happened. Two Walmart employees, identified as a 29-year-old and a 31-year-old, and a 76-year-old shopper were killed.

The vehicle driver involved and another shopper were both injured in the incident. Responding authorities told reports that it would take them time to determine the factors in the crash because they are still waiting for the driver’s toxicology report. As of reporting, charges have not been filed against the driver, but an officer said that anything could happen.



4 inmates in Iowa hurt in truck accident

Four inmates inside a jail transport vehicle suffered injuries after the vehicle they were riding in collided with a truck in Des Moines, an October 26 report of KCCI 8 stated.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, police were notified that a county jail transport van had a collision with a truck at 1985 NE 51st Place near the Polk County Jail at 2:30 p.m. The collision reportedly happened as the jail van containing 11 people, including nine inmates, was about to enter the jail facility while the truck pulled out of the jail premises. Four inmates were brought to a nearby hospital due to minor injuries they sustained. Rescue and fire crews from other departments and state patrol personnel also provided assistance to local authorities after the incident. Authorities are still trying to determine the cause of the crash.

The Iowa personal injury attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent people who are injured in vehicular collisions. We strongly believe that crash victims should receive fair compensation so they achieve a fast recovery. Discuss your situation with us today by calling (877) 327-2600.



3 hurt in O’Brien County suspected intoxicated driving mishap

At least three persons recently in O’Brien County, Iowa were transported to a medical facility after their vehicle was involved in an alleged intoxicated mishap, a report of Sioux City Journal reported on July 29.

According to reports, a vehicle containing three persons on July 28 was struck by a southbound vehicle at the vicinity of Oriole Avenue and 240th Street crossway. A vehicle reportedly driven by a 27-year-old Allendorf man struck the vehicle driven by a 35-year-old female after he went through a stop traffic signal. The female and her two passengers were all transported to a medical facility due to injuries they sustained from the crash. Authorities, on the other hand, managed to apprehend the driver whom they believed had tried to evade arrest and was under the influence of intoxicants. Appropriate charges were later filed against him.

In this tough situation that you sustained injuries in accidents inflicted by suspected intoxicated drivers, working with a skilled lawyer is important for you to possibly get all the financial assistance you need for recovery. Begin taking your legal actions against negligent parties with the help of an Iowa lawyer at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today by calling (877) 327-2600.



Fatal accidents in Iowa expected to increase in 2016

Iowa authorities predict that this year’s number of deadly road accidents will increase from 2015’s, an article of The Des Moines Register reported on June 27.

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), 170 people in the state died in vehicular accidents from January to June this year. This year’s record exceeded the five-year average of 140 for the same time period. The DOT said the number of fatalities early this year are likely caused by a combination of distracted or impaired driving, speeding, and not wearing seat belts. Although an increase in miles traveled is also to blame, a state patrol officer noted that many of the fatal accidents were single-vehicle crashes caused by speeding. The officer advised motorists in Iowa to wear seat belts, slow down, and avoid driving while intoxicated or distracted.

The personal injury attorneys at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent families in Iowa who are injured in accidents. If you were the victim in a car accident, we may be able to offer you legal assistance and help you receive the compensation you need for recovery. Call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to learn more about your options.



Suspected drunk driver involved in fatal crash busted again in Iowa

A driver awaiting trial in connection to a November drunk driving accident that killed two people in Des Moines was recently apprehended for an OWI, a June 17 article of Radio Iowa stated.

A sheriff in Lucas County told reports that a 53-year-old woman on Friday, June 10 was apprehended by deputies in a traffic stop in Chariton. Authorities administered the Des Moines woman a preliminary breath test and discovered that her blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was 0.112 percent. The same apprehended woman is facing charges due to her involvement in a November 17 crash that killed a 59-year-old man and a 60-year-old man. The woman was believed to be driving while under the influence of intoxicants when that accident took place as well. The arrested woman is scheduled for a court hearing on September 12.

The attorneys of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent Iowa families whose loved ones are killed in drunk driving accidents. We strongly believe that negligent parties should fairly compensate their victims to help them recover. Call us at (877) 327-2600 to learn how we may be able to work for you.



Drunk driving deaths surge in Iowa as license revocations remain few

Fatalities related to drunk driving on Iowa roads increased last year, but fewer drivers are having their licenses revoked.

Last year, there were 123 deaths related to drunk driving recorded in the state, an increase from the 110 fatalities recorded in 2014. Despite the mild surge in fatalities last year, the number of licenses revoked has dropped by hundreds since 2014. An official speaking for Mason City Crime Prevention stated that there are some drivers who are bad drivers even when their blood alcohol level is well below the .08 percent limit. The Crime Prevention Coordinator elaborated that it is important for individuals who are planning to drink to have a designated driver even if they are only planning to have a few drinks.

The car accident lawyers of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent people who have been victims of drunk driving accidents in Iowa. If you have been in such an accident, we may be able to help you pursue damage claims against negligent drivers. Find out what we can do for you by calling (877) 327-2600.



Students involved in Waterloo collision

A recent accident in Waterloo involving two vehicles left several individual, including some students, injured. Reports said at around 5:00 p.m. on December 9, a pickup truck driven by an unidentified female rear-ended a Waterloo School District vehicle while traveling west of Franklin Street.

Information coming from the Waterloo Police confirmed that six of the passengers in the school van were taken to a hospital for the treatment of their minor injuries. Responding authorities did not state how many of the injured were students, nor did they release any other information regarding those involved in the accident.

The legal team of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. understands that drivers and passengers are at great risk of suffering serious injuries when they are involved in car accidents. Our attorneys work to defend victims who seek compensation for their suffering. To learn more, call our office today at (877) 327-2600 to speak to an attorney about the particulars of your case.



Woman facing charges for Iowa drunk driving hit-and-run accident

A female driver who was suspected of being involved in a pedestrian accident in June is facing several charges, including a drunk driving charge, the Washington Times reported on July 18.

Reports said the Estherville female driver allegedly struck a 57-year-old pedestrian on June 20. According to police, the female driver initially drove away from the crash scene. Though the driver returned with another person who called authorities and attempted to give aid to the victim, who was laying on the ground, the female driver once again left the scene without speaking to the police. A felony DUI and other charges related to the incident were filed against the woman after authorities confiscated her vehicle to be used for evidence.

Sadly, many pedestrians are left with incapacitating injuries after being involved in car accidents caused by drunken drivers. If this has happened to you in Iowa, the legal team of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work on your behalf for financial compensation from those responsible. Call our office today at 877-327-2600 to begin taking action.



32 people injured in several I-80 accidents in Iowa

At least 32 people in Iowa suffered injuries in a recent string of accidents that involved several vehicles, including a semitrailer truck, a May 9 article of The Des Moines Register reported.

According to reports, on May 8 several vehicular accidents happened in traffic on Interstate Highway 80. A particularly damaging one involved six vehicles. A truck operator who witnessed a series of collisions involving another semi-truck believed that the truck driver who caused the crash failed to step on the brakes. The truck apparently went up in flames and other vehicles, including trucks and a bus, were damaged. The 32 injured people were transported to different hospitals; one of them was airlifted. Despite all of the accidents and injuries, authorities reported that no one was killed.

The lawyers at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., understand that many people face extended recovery time and emotional trauma after a serious accident. If you have experienced an accident through no fault of your own in Iowa, our legal team may help you pursue financial compensation to cover any damages you sustained. Call us today at 877-327-2600 to learn more about your legal options.



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