What You Need to Know About Kia’s SUV Recalls
If you bought Kia’s Sportage SUVs from the 2008 and 2009 model years, you might have to replace them. This is because Kia is recalling the models due to various safety threats. If you own this car, you might wonder what triggered the recall. Read on to find the reason and how an attorney can help you seek compensation in case of any damages.
The Blood Pressure Medication Recalled for Impurity
Imagine using blood pressure medication for a while, only for it to be recalled by the manufacturer. This is precisely what happened with Quinapril Tablets USP and 40-milligram Quinapril Tablets USP.
Lupin Pharmaceuticals, an established drug manufacturer, recently recalled these blood pressure medications after it was established that they have defects. According to a note published on the FDA’s website, the company issued a voluntary recall for this batch of tablets already in circulation. Read on to understand why the drugs were recalled and how an attorney can help you seek compensation for any damages.
How Electric Vehicles Can Cause Building Fires
On March 1, 2022, a European cargo ship called the Felicity Ace carrying almost 4,000 motor vehicles sank in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 miles south of the Azorean Islands after catching fire.
The fire that destroyed the Felicity Ace was caused by a spontaneous lithium-ion battery fire. Once the fire started, the Porsche and Audi electric vehicles (EVs) on the ship burned at an alarming rate, and authorities were unable to save the Felicity Ace.
What If You Were Hurt While Jaywalking?
Jaywalking is defined as crossing a street carelessly or in a dangerous or illegal manner. But many people use the term to mean crossing the street where there’s no crosswalk. Texas civil code does not prohibit pedestrians from entering the roadway where there is no crosswalk.
If no cars are coming, it’s ok for a pedestrian to safely cross the road at a point where there’s not an intersection or a marked crosswalk. But pedestrians are required to yield to traffic.
How Truckers Should Brake Properly While Traveling Downhill
Operating a large truck properly requires skill and training, hence the commercial driver’s license. These trucks are wide, long, and heavy, and the hauled trailers increase the vehicle’s instability. A driver who does not understand the brake system risks causing devastating accidents. Our Dallas truck accident attorneys at The Lenahan Law Firm will help you prove liability if you have been involved in a truck accident. Read on to learn more about truck braking systems and how they affect liability.
What if an Uber or Lyft Driver Hits You?
Millions of people trust Uber or Lyft Riders for their daily transportation needs, given their convenience, cost-effectiveness, and ease of use. Unfortunately, if an Uber or Lyft driver hits you, matters can be complicated, as proven by the many pending lawsuits. The complication arises from the fact that these drivers function as independent contractors rather than employees of Uber or Lift. At The Lenahan Law Firm, we will help you seek compensation upon being hit by an Uber or Lyft driver. Read on to understand more about liability in case an Uber or Lyft driver hits you.
The Legal Process After a Rideshare Accident
Uber was Texas’s first rideshare service, arriving in 2012. Since then, the use of ridesharing apps has grown in prominence greatly. While ridesharing is a handy and user-friendly tool, rideshare accidents are considerably more complicated than regular vehicle accidents. There can be broad legal challenges that arise as a result of liability and insurance questions related to ridesharing accidents.
How Police Officers Are Supposed To Navigate Intersections
If you have been in a crash involving an emergency vehicle, you may be wondering who is at fault and what your options are. There are laws in Texas that regulate the conduct of operators of emergency vehicles to ensure the safety of drivers operating passenger vehicles.
Trucking Industry Practices That Endanger Us All
Trucking has been a critical part of American transportation for decades. In the last decade, however, there has been a sharp increase in the number of truck-related fatalities and accidents.
In 2019, 4,119 people lost their lives in vehicle accidents. The drivers or occupants of regular, non-commercial cars made up 67% of those fatalities. Motorcyclists, cyclists, and pedestrians combined comprised 15% more. The remaining 16% were occupants and drivers of trucks.
What If Another Driver Hit You Because of an Animal On the Road?
There are many types of animal-related scenarios and encounters that may cause accidents on the road.
Domestic animals are commonly seen on roadsides, as they are often used by people as transportation. These include horses, donkeys, cattle, and sheep. A person may encounter an accident in which a domestic animal is involved if they are driving too close to the side of the road where these animals are grazing or moving around.