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  • Your Car's Hands-Free Device Can Still Cause a Car Accident

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 20-Sep-2016

    Everyone wants to see automobiles get safer to drive and we can all acknowledge that technology can get help us along that path. Many people swear that fully-autonomous cars are the way of the future, despite the science behind self-driving vehicles still being years away. For now, many automakers are trying to promote safe driving habits by installing hands-free cellular devices into vehicles by ...
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  • Three Things Insurance Adjusters Won't Tell You after an Accident

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 8-Aug-2016

    Have you been injured in an accident through no fault of your own? Chances are good you may be entitled to recover compensation for your losses by filing a personal injury claim against the responsible parties. Sometime following your accident, you will likely be contacted by the at-fault party’s insurance adjuster and will be presented with a settlement figure that they claim will pay for ...
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  • DOTD Announces 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Lafayette

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 29-Jul-2016

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is in charge of the state’s infrastructure needs and promoting safety on roadways and highways. As part of its continual work, it collects information regarding the most dangerous intersections per city. If you live in Lafayette, especially south of the 10, you should review this list of the top ten most dangerous ...
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  • Louisiana Couple & Child Unharmed in Rollover Due to Seatbelts

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 22-Jul-2016

    A young Louisiana couple are counting their lucky stars after they and the man’s infant daughter were able to walk away from a violent rollover accident completely unscathed. Luke Naquin was driving down Louisiana 40 with his one-year old daughter and his girlfriend when he inadvertently lost control of his truck. The vehicle ran off the road, tumbled into the adjacent field, and stopped ...
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  • Truck Accident Investigations: Important Evidence

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 15-Jul-2016

    After being in a trucking accident, you need to start collecting evidence of what happened to bolster your chances of receiving a maximized compensation amount from the liable party. Some of that critical evidence is hidden away in difficult to find places, and other important details might only exist for a brief period of time. Take a look at what evidence you’ll want for your case and ...
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  • Driving Dangers in Louisiana During Holiday Celebrations

    Posted By Duck Law Firm, LLC || 24-Dec-2015

    Southern Louisiana is known to be a party hotspot in the country, if not the world. From Lafayette to New Orleans, Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations can get rowdy and raucous, with people left and right imbibing in an alcoholic beverage or two. Or three. With such an extensive amount of partying going on around the holidays, is it any surprise than 1,000+ people are arrested for an ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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