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June 2014 Archives

Two kids struck and killed in fatal automobile collision

Tragedy could suddenly occur on or near Louisiana roadways when a driver fails to maintain control of their vehicle. A serious or even fatal accident could be the result of a driver's negligence. Whether they were speeding, distracted, fatigued or intoxicated, these actions could significantly affect the lives of others. When a driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle, they owe a certain duty of care. Failure to uphold that duty could be the cause of a fatal automobile collision.

New lawsuit for GM

Over the last few months, this site has periodically reported on the massive GM recall. Several people have been killed and many more injured from the malfunction of the vehicle ignition switch. This past week brought a unique legal claim that if successful, may open the carmaker to more litigation.

Top execs fired after internal investigation at GM

After ten years of inaction on a defective ignition-switch, GM has brought high-level executives to answer for the debacle. This year has seen a massive recall for the automaker. Popular small car models, like the Chevrolet Cobalt and the Saturn Ion, have fallen victim to the defective part that shuts down the engine, disables airbags and power-assisted steering and causes drivers to lose control of their vehicles. At least 13 people have died and several others have been injured. With the results of an internal probe released, GM is trying to remedy the mistakes of the past.

Suspect in custody after fatal 18-wheeler accident

Justice may be at hand for the loved ones of a woman killed in an accident. Lahisha Walls died at the scene of a fatal vehicle accident on Friday May 23, 2014. Walls drove a Toyota Avalon when she crossed the median into oncoming traffic. The Toyota was struck on the passenger side by an 18-wheeler. After an investigation by Baton Rouge police, more was discovered about the accident.