Understanding the Types of Damages in a Truck Accident Case

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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…

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Trucking Industry Pushes for Teen Drivers to Address Shortage

Truck Accident

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.

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After I Get Home from the Hospital, What Happens Next?

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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.

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Why Do Trucks Jackknife? And What Should Victims Do?

truck jackknife

There are few things more terrifying than being in a crash with an 18-wheel semi-truck. The statistics are just as scary: one out of every ten deaths that occur in crashes on U.S. highways involves a large truck, and a total of 3,986 people died in truck wrecks in 2016. Only 17% of those killed were truck occupants; 66% were occupants of cars and other passenger vehicles, and 16% were pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists.

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My Spouse Was Injured in a Truck Accident — What Can I Do?

If your husband or wife recently suffered serious injuries in a devastating truck accident, you’re probably struggling to collect your thoughts and get your bearings. While contacting a lawyer and filing a lawsuit might seem like one stress too many, it’s important to learn about your rights and legal options quickly because the insurance company won’t wait to start gathering evidence and building a defense against any potential claim or lawsuit.

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