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Personal Injuries From Falling Debris Truck Accidents

Steps to Take After a Falling Debris Truck Accident When debris or objects fall from a truck while the truck is on the road, it may seem minor, but it can cause major damage to not only other vehicles but to people as well. What Kind of Debris Falls From Trucks? Trucks travel to destinations … [Read more...]

Proving That a Driver Was Negligent During a Truck Accident

What It Takes to Prove Negligence Following a Truck Accident When you've been in a truck accident that was caused by another party, proving fault is necessary if you are interested in filing a lawsuit. In 2019, more than 118,000 trucks were involved in accidents that resulted in at least one … [Read more...]

Who Can Be Held Liable for Damages After a Truck Accident?

Who Is Liable for a Truck Accident? Road accidents involving a truck can be significantly more devastating than those involving passenger vehicles and can cause severe injuries. There are various parties who could be held liable. Depending on the specific cause of the accident, it could be one or … [Read more...]

Driving Safely During COVID-19

Driving Safely to Avoid Traffic-Related Personal Injury Accidents During COVID-19 There were 40,231 motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now that we're under the lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis, traffic is far less congested; … [Read more...]

Changes to Trucking Regulations Due to COVID-19

3 Changes to Trucking Rules for COVID-19 Federal and state governments have made numerous changes to their rules for truckers to facilitate deliveries of goods to alleviate critical shortages. However, this could pose more dangers to drivers on the road, and it may not relieve trucking companies of … [Read more...]

Understanding Who Can Be Liable in Commercial Truck Accidents

Who Can Be Liable for a Commercial Truck Accident? There are roughly 115,000 large truck and bus injury crashes every year in the U.S. Establishing liability is essential in any personal injury case, and truck accident liability is notoriously complex. An experienced truck accident lawyer can help … [Read more...]

Punitive Damages in a Truck Accident Case

Are Punitive Damages Possible in a Truck Accident Case? One of the things that elevate damage awards in jury verdicts is punitive damages. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you are likely wondering whether you can get punitive damages against the truck driver or the company that employs … [Read more...]

Distracted Semi Drivers Cause Catastrophic Accidents

Car Accidents Involving Distracted Semitruck Drivers Every year in the United States, roughly 4,000 people are killed in accidents involving massive semitrucks, and upward of 75,000 people are injured in collisions with semis, and often seriously so. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … [Read more...]

How to Prove a Truck Driver Was Fatigued

Hours of Service Records Could Be Key in Accident Cases In 2017, 116,000 people were injured in accidents involving large trucks. In a truck accident case, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but that is generally only true if negligence occurred. Drivers who operate motor … [Read more...]

Semitrailer Truck Accidents Are Unique

Semitrailer Truck Accidents Are More Dangerous Than Vehicle Crashes Semis and tractor trailers are common on roadways across the United States. When a large truck crashes into a passenger vehicle, occupants in the latter face a much higher risk for injury or death. In 2017, there were 4,102 … [Read more...]

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