Before airbags were installed in most cars, people involved in car accidents would have a greater chance of sustaining severe injuries.
While airbags have been a safety breakthrough for cars, they also have led to their own types of injuries. Due to the design and possible defections with the airbag, people can be injured when the airbag is released.
These injuries can include head injuries, burns injuries, and broken bones. In some cases, if the airbag has a defect, then the injured party may be able to recover damages from the airbag manufacturer.
If you have been involved in a car accident and were injured by a defective airbag, contact the Iowa car accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600.
Playgrounds are a common site for children's injuries. Playgrounds can be dangerous because of the equipment and the type of activities that occur at playgrounds.
Accidents due to equipment may be caused by defective equipment or equipment has broken due to wear and tear. Injuries from defective equipment can include cuts and scrapes, broken bones, and concussions.
Other accidents usually involve children involved in reckless activities. While this type of behavior is expected around playgrounds, parents and supervisors should be aware of the risk due to running around near playground equipment.
If you or anyone you know has been injured while playing on a playground, contact the Iowa personal injury attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
Two people died and three were injured in a two-car crash in Benton County Thursday. According to police reports, a 1994 Ford Tempo was driving west on 63rd Street when the driver drove through a stop sign.
Another car, a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban, was crossing the intersection at the same time and hit the Tempo on the passenger side. The driver and passenger of the Tempo were killed in the crash.
The driver and two passenger of the Suburban were injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. If you have been injured in a car accident where another car drove through a stop sign, contact the Iowa car accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600.
A police officer was run over Sunday while on duty. According to police reports, the police officer was responding to a fight when a car slammed into the officer's car.
When the car was hit, the officer was outside the car, and the hit knocked the officer to the ground. While on the ground, the police officer was run over by the other car.
According to police reports, the man driving the other car faced charges of attempted murder and nartcotics possession.
If you or anyone you know has been run over by a car, contact the Iowa pedestrian injury attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600.
A couple from Mason City was hit by a train Saturday night. The husband was traveling down 280th street when he failed to yield to the train and got stuck.
The train carried the truck 100 yards before it stopped. Although the woman and man sustained significant injuries, police reports indicate that the man was in fair condition and the woman was in stable condition Saturday night.
If you or anyone you know has been injured in a train accident, contact the Iowa train accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
A tractor trailer went under a bridge that was too short, damaging the trailer and leaving debris in its trail. The truck, however, did not stop and continued driving until the trailer finally snapped.
According to police reports, there were no injuries in the crash and the driver did not receive a ticket for the accident, but for a mechanical failure.
While some single-vehicle accidents do not cause harm to others, many can lead injuries for bystanders or other drivers. If you have been injured in a single-car or truck accident, contact the Iowa truck accident attornyes of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
A 47-year-old woman from Des Moines took police on a high-speed chase Saturday. The woman alledgedly attempted to run over a man.
When police arrived to the scene, the woman apparently sped away until she was finally stopped. When the officers approached the woman, she threatened them and then tried to dive off again before being arrested.
If you have been run over by a car and were injured in the accident, contact the Iowa pedestrian injury lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
A Cedar Rapids cabdriver took advantage of a woman who fell asleep in his cab last Saturday. Mark Huebbe alledgedly groped his passenger and was charged with assault with intent to commit sexual abuse.
After a short time, the woman woke up, and Hubbe immediately took her home. Once safely at home, the woman called police, who then questioned Hubbe and later arrested him.
If you or anyone you know has been injured while riding a Cedar Rapids cab, contact the Iowa personal injury lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
A man from Clear Lake fell off a roof and was injured Thursday morning. Darrell Peeckham was working on a two-story home when he slipped, fell off the roof, and landed in the middle of a hot tub cover on his back.
The accident occurred while Peckham was on the job. Medical officials took Peckham to a local hospital, where he was treated for minor injuries.
If you or anyone you know has been injured while on the job, contact the Iowa workers' compensation lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
A man from Keokuk dies in a car accident early Sunday morning. Nathan Bowden was driving north on Interstate 380 when his 1999 Saturn sedan apparently crossed the median and struck a light pole on the other side of the highway.
Police officials did not say whether Bowden was drunk, but did say that he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. Police officials are still investigating the accident and are seeking anyone who might have witnessed the accident.
If you or anyone you know has lost a loved one in an auto accident, contact the Iowa car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.
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