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  • FDA Hip Implant Recall Microport Orthopedics - Duck Law Firm, LLC Representing Claimants

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 30-Nov-2015

    The FDA has issued the following recall which can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ListofRecalls/ucm465501.htm Duck Law Firm, LLC represents claimants with defective hip implants. The last client we represented in connection with a hip implant recall recovered over $500,000. MicroPort Orthopedics Inc., PROFEMUR Neck Varus/Valgus CoCr 8 Degree, Part number PHAC 1254 Recall ...
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  • Driver Distractions: Don't Text and Drive!

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 26-Nov-2015

    Take extra care on the roads during the holidays. Save a life, save your life. Don't text and drive. http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=distracted+drivers&FORM=HDRSC3#view=detail&mid=AFE61B33EAFC950EE2EEAFE61B33EAFC950EE2EE Key Facts and Statistics In 2013, 3,154 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involv­ing distracted drivers. This represents a 6.7 percent decrease in ...
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  • Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving!

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 25-Nov-2015

    Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving
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  • Duck Law Firm Representing 2011-2012 Camaro Convertible Owners for Defective Tops

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 25-Nov-2015

    Duck Law Firm is representing Louisiana residents who own(ed) 2011-2012 Camaro Convertible in a class action against General Motors. The case is pending in the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana- Shreveport Division. If you or someone you know owns or owned a 2011-2012 Camaro Convertible and you experienced any water leaks with the top or premature wearing and ...
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  • What is a Recall? Does my vehicle have one?

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 24-Nov-2015

    What is a recall? When a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determines that a car or item of motor vehicle equipment creates an unreasonable risk to safety or fails to meet minimum safety standards, the manufacturer is required to fix that car or equipment at no cost to the consumer. That can be done by repairing it, replacing it, offering a refund (for ...
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  • Volkswagen's Cheating Device Causes Serious Health Risks

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 23-Nov-2015

    In September of 2015 the automobile manufacturing company Volkswagen (VW) admitted to the use of illegal devices designed to cheat U.S emissions standards in numerous vehicles produced from 2009 to 2016. These fraudulent actions by VW endangered public health and represent a clear violation of the Clean Air Act. Worldwide, more than 11 million diesel vehicles may have been affected and ...
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  • Automobile Accident Checklist

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 21-Nov-2015

    The Automobile Accident To Do Checklist CALL THE POLICE Call "911" and notify the police department of the accident so that the accident scene can be documented and a record is made of the accident. Make sure that when the investigating officer arrives that if you are able that you provide him with an accurate account of how the accident took place and that he records same and further ...
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  • Save Sophie!

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 21-Nov-2015

    I have a big soft spot in my heart for animals, especially man's best friend. Please read and share this story and let's try to save Sophie. https://www.change.org/p/george-brauchler-save-our-dog-sophie-from-a-death-sentence?recruiter=419733786&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_for_starters_page&utm_term=mob-xs-no_src-no_msg
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  • Thanksgiving: Will You Donate?

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 21-Nov-2015

    As Thanksgiving approaches, please open your hearts and share with those less fortunate. http://www.2-harvest.org/news/hunger-stories/allies-story/ Please donate: http://www.2-harvest.org Thank you and have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
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  • Volkswagen Dieselgate - Which Cars Are Affected ?

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 20-Nov-2015

    NY TIMES reports: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/business/international/vw-diesel-emissions-scandal-explained.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0 Which Cars Are Affected? The Environmental Protection Agency said in September that it would order Volkswagen to recall seven of its American car models with affected engines, which amount to total of about 500,000 vehicles. Volkswagen has not released ...
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  • Season Is Near...Don't Forget Your Christmas Cards - Support St. Jude's

    Posted By Kevin R. Duck || 20-Nov-2015

    The Holiday Season is around the corner. This year join Duck Law Firm, LLC in buying your Christmas cards from St. Jude's and make a difference in a child's life. https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/index.do
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  • Look Out for Duck Law Firm!

    Posted By Duck Law Firm || 20-Nov-2015

    We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new outdoor advertising campaign! Driving around Lafayette, you might notice our billboards like the one below: We want to introduce ourselves to more people in the community and offer our help to people who have been injured by another party’s negligence. These billboards are a great way to advertise our firm and help people get to know ...
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  • Volkswagen Claims Attorney Explains Dieselgate

    Posted By Kevin Duck || 18-Nov-2015

    Earlier this year, it came to light that Volkswagen rigged over 11 million diesel cars with technology that allowed the vehicles to pass emission testing standards. The technology fools the emission tests by masking the release of nitrogen oxide. These vehicles are actually emitting anywhere from 10 to 40 times the federal standards. The scandal, referred to by many journalists as Dieselgate, has ...
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  • VW Offer of $1,000 to Owners "Insultingly Inadequate"

    Posted By Kevin Duck || 17-Nov-2015

    In an interview with Bloomberg earlier this month, Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut commented on the Volkswagen emissions scandal and discussed the car maker's offer of $1,000 to customers: Get more information on Dieselgate from our Lafayette product liability lawyer on the following pages: Volkswagen Lawsuits Volkswagen Claims Attorney Explains Dieselgate Volkswagen Cheating Device ...
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  • Sharing the Road with Wildlife in Louisiana

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 17-Nov-2015

    Car accidents are a serious concern, no matter what you state you live in, and everyone needs to do their part to help prevent them. Some states, however, have unique problems on their roadways that pose no less a threat. In Louisiana, just around the winter time, motorists need to be aware of deer crossing the road. In a study that analyzed accidents from June 2013 to June 2014, there were nearly ...
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