Truck Accident Q&A

Truck accidents, because of their tendency to be more severe than a typical passenger car accident, are more likely to cause significant damages to accident victims. However, each case is unique, and it is very difficult to predict exactly what a particular truck case is... Read More
If you are involved in a truck accident, and have suffered damages, including physical injury, incurred medical bills, lost income, and/or suffered damage to property, you may have a claim against the trucking company, among other parties. Once an accident occurs the trucking company’s insurance... Read More
The large size and heavy weight of tractor trailers are two of the critical factors that make these vehicles more dangerous to those around them than many other things on the road. This is made very clear when you look at some of the most... Read More
With semi trucks being dangerous for other drivers and passengers, the industry is regulated on both the state and federal level. As part of that regulation trucking companies and drivers are required to fill out certain paperwork and keep certain documents to show their compliance... Read More
Anytime there is a truck accident one of the first things an attorney will try to determine is whether the truck driver had any hours of service violations at the time of the accident, to see if he or she was possibly too fatigued to... Read More
The issue of whether the truck driver who you were involved in an accident with is an employee or an independent contractor of a trucking company is quite important for determining whether you have the right to sue, and potentially recover damages only from the... Read More
Although the saying goes, “accidents happen,” there are typically causes for these accidents, many of which may not be your fault. Each trucking accident, like any type of accident, is different and unique. However, there are some very common causes of truck accidents, which can... Read More
Semi trucks fulfill a vital role in this country’s economy, and its transportation system, so they are almost everywhere you look while you are driving. With the sheer number of trucks on the road it is no wonder that accidents involving tractor trailers happen quite... Read More
GPS units can be found on many things these days, and the business world is just beginning to think of all the possibilities for how to use the information that these little tracking devices can provide. Of course, a side-effect of having GPS units track... Read More