Trucking Accident

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Truck accidents are often much more complex than other types of motor vehicle accidents. Even a minor truck accident can involve multiple parties, some of whom may not even be in the same state as the accident, and getting fair compensation can be incredibly difficult. This is just one of the...
AAA projects 54.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate this upcoming Thanksgiving, marking a 4.8% increase over last year. Of the total number, 48.5 million people are expected to travel by car to their destination, placing 2.5 million more vehicles on the road than last year’...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that there were 37,133 fatal auto accidents in 2017 , a 1.8% decrease over 2016. The largest drop in fatal accidents was seen in bicyclists , a group who saw an 8.1% reduction in deadly accidents last year. The drivers and passengers of...
Two trucking companies were shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) earlier this month due to their “numerous widespread violations of critical safety regulations,” according to the FMCSA announcement regarding these closures. The companies that were the targets of...
The family of the truck driver who died in a fatal truck accident may have a wrongful death claim if negligence is found to have played a role in causing the accident. A fatal truck accident that occurred on Highway 61 in Pike County just before 6 pm on Tuesday November 5 has claimed the life of...
When delivery truck drivers are responsible for causing truck accidents, accident victims will likely be entitled to compensation for injuries and losses. Like large semis and some tractor trailers, delivery trucks are regularly on the roads, and when they are involved in traffic accidents, they...
Truck drivers’ failure to obey traffic laws by, for example, running red lights can result infatal underride truck accidents. As a follow up to Underride Truck Accidents (Part 1) , here is some further information regarding underride truck accidents. While Part 1 of this blog laid out some of the...
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