How Do I Know if I Have a Truck Accident Case? A serious truck accident is one of the most devastating events a person can endure. If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in a collision involving a large commercial truck, it’s important to understand your legal options, including your right to receive…Read More
What Is Negligent Hiring, and What Does It Mean for My Truck Accident Case? After a truck wreck, all eyes often turn to the driver and their behavior leading up to the crash. But what if the truck driver isn’t the only one who’s to blame for the crash that injured you? More and more…Read More
Understanding the Types of Damages in a Truck Accident Case An accident can come out of nowhere and stay with you the rest of your life. One moment you’re driving to work and the next you are trying to cope with the financial, physical, and psychological ramifications of a truck wreck. If you have been…Read More
4 Hidden Causes of Deadly Truck Crashes In today’s booming economy, more and more trucks are hitting the roads each year, creating an influx of deadly crashes involving large trucks and passenger vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fatalities involving large trucks increased 9% from 2016 to 2017. Furthermore, 82% of these…Read More
Common Mistakes That Victims Make After a Truck Accident In the immediate wake of an accident with a large truck, victims are shaken, disoriented, and overwhelmed. Many times, they immediately try to make a checklist of next steps, but their thoughts are too jumbled to put together an accurate roadmap and mistakes are common. Unfortunately,…Read More
Trucking Companies, U.S. Government Fail to Protect Drivers From Rear-End Truck Wrecks One spring day in 2016 outside of West Terre Haute, IN, trucker Jeff Kolkman became distracted inside the cabin of his Green Transportation semi while driving down the highway at 70 mph. By the time he looked up, it was too late. He…Read More
To solve the legitimate problem of the shortage of experienced truck drivers, the trucking industry is pushing for a new solution that could put many ordinary drivers at risk: teenaged truckers behind the wheel. But with fatal truck wrecks occurring at the highest rate in 29 years according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is it wise to throw fuel on an already-growing fire by adding teen truck drivers into the mix?
In this article, we’ll talk about the potential implications of hiring teenagers to drive these massive, unpredictable vehicles and explain what you can do if you’ve been injured by an inexperienced or negligent truck driver.Read More
When your truck wreck-related injuries require a lengthy hospitalization, you’ll probably yearn for the comforts of home throughout your hospital stay. When the hospital finally discharges you, it’s an important milestone in your recovery, but there’s still plenty of work to do.
Keep reading for information and advice that can help you successfully transition home and navigate the many challenges that follow a devastating truck crash and hospitalization.Read More
A distracted truck driver’s vehicle can travel more than a football field in the time it takes to read a text. When the vehicle in question weighs up to 80,000 pounds, any inattention on the part of the driver poses an enormous hazard. And while there’s technology that can reduce the impact of distracted driving, trucking companies keep dragging their feet when it comes to implementation. Continue reading to learn more about these advances and find out ways you can protect yourself after a truck crash.Read More
Get These 3 Important Pieces of Evidence After a Truck Accident It wasn’t your fault, but it happened — you or someone you love suffered serious injuries in a wreck involving an 18-wheeler or semi-truck. Now, you face the challenging task of trying to obtain compensation and hold the negligent parties accountable. If you file an…Read More