Three people hurt in Grundy County vehicular mishap

At least three people suffered injuries in Grundy County, Iowa, in a recent accident involving two vehicles, an article of KWWL 7 reported on January 5.

According to reports, at about 7:00 a.m., two vehicles had a collision at the 17,000 mile of Highway 14. Authorities told reports that one of the vehicles veered into the median lane and crashed the other vehicle. A photo of the crash scene showed that one of the vehicles was flipped while the other one was severely damaged. The victims, all male and identified through their age as a 45-year-old, 20-year-old, and a 16-year-old, were transported to a medical facility in Grundy County. An airlift was later needed to transport two of the victims to an Iowa City hospital. State authorities and nearby responders assisted local authorities in the crash.

In the tough situation that you have been involved in an automobile accident, enlisting a skilled personal injury lawyer is important, especially if you think that negligent parties are involved. Speak with a lawyer of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa today by calling (515) 225-2600 to learn more about your legal options.



Three hurt in Fayette County head-on crash caused by wrong-way driver

A KWWL 7 article, published on December 17, revealed that at least three people sustained personal injuries in Fayette County, Iowa, in a recent vehicular accident caused by a wrong-way driver.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies, at about 6:12 p.m. on December 16, two vehicles had a head-on collision on Highway 93 and X Avenue intersection. Investigations revealed that a Sumner-resident, identified as a 53-year-old man, was heading west when his vehicle veered into the opposite lane and struck the oncoming vehicle containing two persons. All the three persons were transported to a hospital facility in Sumner. The extent of the victims’ injuries was not yet revealed, however, reports said that both vehicles sustained substantial damage in the front. Iowa authorities have not filed any charges yet as they still conduct an investigation.

In the tough situation that you have been injured in a car accident, enlisting a skilled lawyer is important for you to increase your chances of getting remunerations from negligent parties. Call an attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., in Iowa today at (877) 327-2600 to learn more about your legal options.



Millions of food processors with potentially hazardous blades recalled

A Connecticut-based company issued a recall on December 13 to an estimated 8 million food processors sold in the U.S. and Canada after receiving complaints that the blades could cause injuries, a cpsc.gov article reported.

At least 22 models of Cuisinart food processors have riveted blades that could break during use. Consumers could suffer injuries if small pieces of the metal blade get mixed with their processed food. In the 69 complaints received by Cuisinart owner Conair Corp., 30 people sustained either tooth injuries or mouth lacerations. To address the problem, Cuisinart will replace the defective food processor blades at no cost. Owners of the affected processors should not use the product while waiting for the blade replacement. The recall also said that 300,000 of the recalled food processors were sold in Canada.

The Iowa legal team of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represents people who have been injured as a result of accidentally using recalled products. We understand that victims of recalled products often have to deal with financial loss due to injuries. Find out how we could help you recover your loss today by calling (515) 225-2600.



3 dead and 2 injured after driver plows through Walmart store

At least three people were confirmed dead and two others were injured in a recent incident where a vehicle plowed into Walmart’s facade in Pella, Iowa, an article of CBS News reported on December 2.

Information coming from witnesses said the 66-year-old Knoxville man was driving on December 1st at a high rate of speed when he struck the store’s glass facade and drove inside the store. The fatalities were two Walmart staffers and a shopper. Another shopper and the vehicle driver responsible for the collision sustained injuries as well. It was not clear during the incident if the driver was under the influence of intoxicants or if he had a medical condition when the crash took place.

Records showed he does not have any traffic or criminal violations. A state official told reports they think what happened was an accident and it may take some time for them to finish the investigation. As of reporting, no charges have been filed against the driver.



Sandwiches that may possibly contain adulterated hummus recalled by 7-Eleven

A batch of 7-Eleven sandwiches made available in 16 states, including Iowa, are being recalled due to fears that the Sabra hummus products they contain may be contaminated by listeria bacteria, a report of Food Safety News reported on November 24.

Reports said the 7-Eleven chicken-flavored sandwiches with October 17 to November 21 “best buy” dates were taken out of store shelves days after Sabra Dipping Co. LLC issued a recall to their hummus products that may have been adulterated with listeria. The recalled hummus was reportedly identified to be one of the ingredients used in the sandwiches, recall documents revealed. According to federal health authorities, consumers who have immune system problems, children, and the elderly may suffer serious infection if they accidentally consume food contaminated with listeria.

The product liability attorneys at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent Iowa individuals who have been injured as a result of consuming potentially hazardous food products. If you think it’s possible that your illness can be attributed to unsafe food, we may help you file a claim against negligent parties. Call us today at (877) 327-2600 to find out how we may possibly help you get compensation.



Thousands of Mazda vehicles in the US with fire risks recalled

Approximately 70,000 Mazda vehicles of previous years are being recalled in the U.S. by their manufacturer, due to concerns that they could catch fire, an article of Reuters stated on November 15.

Information coming from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that the 2004-2008 models of RX-8 sports cars may catch fire if fuel leaks in the sealing rings of the fuel pump. In a statement, the NHTSA explained that heat exposure from the exhaust pipe or engine could cause the “fuel pump sealing rings” in the vehicles to deteriorate. Though Mazda and the NHTSA have not received any complaints of accidents or injuries involving the recalled vehicles, Mazda is expected to address the problem by offering a free replacement of the pump sealing ring in the vehicles.

When vehicles malfunction during use, consumers are at high risk of suffering serious injuries. However, if this happens to you or to a loved one in Iowa, the auto defect legal team of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may possibly help you get compensations to recover your loss. Begin taking your legal options today by calling (877) 327-2600.



One dead in Iowa pedestrian accident

A man recently struck by a vehicle in Davenport, Iowa died as a a result of the serious injuries he sustained from the crash, a report of KWQC stated on Monday, November 14.

Information coming from Davenport police confirmed the 26-year-old man from Iowa City was pronounced dead on November 12, several days after he was struck by a vehicle in the 800 block of East Locust Street. The accident occurred on November 9 when the man was on the north side of the street at approximately 11:00 p.m. and the vehicle traveling on the same path struck him. The pedestrian, whose name was not released, was believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries when responding crews brought him to a local hospital.

After the incident, authorities did not file any charges or issue citations, and the driver who struck the pedestrian was not identified. Authorities also reported they are still conducting an investigation regarding the fatal accident.



Responsibility of addressing Takata recall is on automakers

U.S. auto safety regulators recently said it is the responsibility of automakers to fully address all the vehicles that may have hazardous Takata airbags, a report of Fortune stated on November 3.

Chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) worries the efforts of car manufacturers to repair their vehicles that might still have defective airbags are insufficient. Millions of vehicles in the U.S. are under recall because they have Takata airbags that could explode during deployment and release pieces of metal from a broken inflator. The airbag defect was linked to dozens of deaths and injuries in the U.S. and other countries. Takata faced pressure from the NHTSA to issue the recall.

If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a car accident because of a defective Takata airbag, the legal team at the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. in Iowa can work on your behalf. Our skilled legal team may be able to help you determine if you deserve compensations from negligent automakers. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (877) 327-2600.



4 injured in Des Moines vehicular collision involving truck and van

A collision between a truck and a van containing county jail inmates in Polk County resulted in four personal injuries, a report of KCCI 8 stated on October 26.

In the information received by Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 2:30 p.m., a truck and a jail transport van collided around 1985 NE 51st Place near the county jail. Reports confirmed that four of the nine inmates inside the van were treated for minor injuries they sustained. Initial investigations showed that the van was returning to the jail facility while the truck was coming out when the collision took place. The truck driver did not suffer injuries from the collision. The identities of all involved were withheld by authorities. Fire crews from Des Moines and Saylor, Fraser ambulance, and State Highway authorities provided assistance to local authorities.

Incidents such as this often translate to financial problems, especially if the injuries are severe. However, if you are injured in a vehicular collision in Iowa, an attorney of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C. may be able to represent you. Find out how we can help you receive treatment funds today by calling (877) 327-2600.



Suspected drunk driver busted in Iowa

Iowa authorities recently apprehended a man for several violations, including driving a vehicle while under the influence (DUI), a report of Omaha World-Herald stated on October 19.

Information coming from the authorities in Montgomery revealed that on October 17 a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) was erratically moving when it veered into a ditch and continued driving. The driver, identified as a 31-year-old man from Stanton, stopped only after crashing into a tree. Authorities estimated that the driver had driven 180 yards. Aside from a DUI, driving a vehicle with an invalid license charge, and a citation for not having insurance, were filed against him.

Fortunately, no one sustained injuries in the recent accident caused by a drunken driver. However, if you or a loved one have been injured by a drunken driver in Iowa, a lawyer of the LaMarca Law Group, P.C., may work for you. Find out how we can help you get the remunerations you need for a fast recovery today by calling (877) 327-2600.



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