COMMON CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS: DRIVER FATIGUE

People are right to be afraid of getting into motor vehicle accidents with commercial trucks and rightfully so. Some of these vehicles can weigh anywhere from 10,000 to 80,000 pounds! These big rigs also tend to be less maneuverable, which makes it hard for them to avoid stopped vehicles or obstacles in their paths. While truck drivers … Read more

SHOULD YOU RELEASE YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AFTER A CRASH?

You’ve been in a car accident. You’ve been injured, you’ve sought medical attention, kept all pertinent records, and stayed organized and on top of things. All this, despite the chaotic and traumatic nature of car accidents that leave us a little dazed in the aftermath. Through it all, you’ve kept good communication with your own … Read more

TRUCKING INDUSTRY ATTEMPTS TO LOBBY AWAY ITS LIABILITY FOR YOUR INJURIES

As reported by The Kansas City Star, “Big rig crashes kill nearly 4,000 American each year and injury more than 85,000. Since 2009, fatalities involving large trucks have increased 17 percent. Injuries have gone up 28 percent.” Given these realities, one would think that the trucking industry would want to emphasize its safety record by providing … Read more

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