The warm temperatures and fascinating destinations make Louisiana an extremely appealing place for motorcycle riders. Many riders also choose a motorcycle for the economic benefits; a lower initial purchase price and low fuel consumption costs versus a car or truck make them attractive to many.
The recall of a vehicle due to a product defect is not uncommon in the United States, including in Louisiana, and motorcycles are among the types of vehicles often recalled to prevent injury to consumers. Unfortunately, sometimes a motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in a vehicle accident caused by the defect before the defect can be remedied. In such a situation, the motorcyclist retains the right to file a liability claim against the bike manufacturer, seeking damages.
A teenage girl recently lost her life in a Louisiana vehicle accident. The accident took place on a Thursday afternoon. At times, these types of car wrecks occur due to the carelessness of a person behind the wheel, in which case the driver may be held liable through the civil court system.