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Category: Truck Accidents

  • 5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Nov 4
    A personal injury is something none of us ever want to experience. These injuries are unpredictable, traumatic, and in most cases, expensive. Not only do you have to consider lost wages due to time missed at work, but you will also likely have medical bills for both physical and mental health.  If you plan to...
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  • USING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES

    Jun 1
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, many people find themselves puzzled concerning who will pay their medical bills and whether they should use their health insurance. This confusion is understandable. The last thing you want to worry about after an auto accident, especially one caused by someone else’s negligence, is whether your health insurance covers your injuries. In...
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  • TRUCKING COMPANY LIABILITY FOR A TRUCK ACCIDENT

    Jan 22
    Thousands of truck accidents that happen each year on American highways can be traced back to the mistakes of the truckers who were driving at the time of those collisions. But truck drivers are not always the only ones who can be held financially liable for their negligence. In some situations, the trucking company that hired, contracted,...
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  • IMPROPER TRUCK CARGO LOADING & TRUCK ACCIDENTS

    Jun 19
    Trucking accidents are often caused by truck driver fatigue and intoxication. Yet these two issues are in no way the only sources of serious truck accidents. You might be surprised to learn that the cargo loaded into a semi-truck or onto a flatbed trailer can directly cause a crash as the truck rolls down the highway....
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  • WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE A TRUCK DRIVER WHO WAS INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT

    Apr 23
    In April, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency declaration temporarily suspending hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for truck drivers transporting certain items and personnel in connection with COVID-19 relief. This marked the first time in the history of the 82-year-old rule that it was suspended on a national scale. Ostensibly, federal HOS regulations are in place to...
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  • THE DANGERS OF SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENTS ON VIRGINIA’S INTERSTATE 64

    Jun 3
    Interstate 64 is a highway which stretches west from the coast of Virginia, through to West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and into St. Louis. It is a busy thruway that many truck drivers use to travel from the east coast and into the Midwest. The high volume of truck traffic on I-64 can make it...
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  • SHARING THE ROAD WITH TRUCKS

    Jan 24
    It’s a universal fact: no one likes sharing the road with semi-trucks. Unfortunately, we’re stuck with them. In order to make the best out of a bad situation, here are our top tips for sharing the road with giant, scary trucks. Follow these and you won’t be part of the 80% of passenger vehicles that...
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