Trucking Accidents

How the Shortage of Truckers Skyrockets Your Safety Risk

How the Shortage of Truckers Skyrockets Your Safety Risk The trucking industry faces an employee shortage that rises to crisis levels. Here’s how that puts you at greater risk when you drive. Driving a truck (of any kind) for a living is the seventh most dangerous profession, leading to 24.7 fatalities per 100,000 workers in …

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18 to 21 Year-Olds’ May Soon Get the Right to Drive Semi Trucks

18 to 21 Year-Olds’ May Soon Get the Right to Drive Semi Trucks Internet sales are fueling high demand for cross-country shipping, while many don’t have an interest in a career driving a semi truck. 18 to 21 year-olds’ may soon get the right to drive semi-trucks. Would you trust your 18-year-old behind the wheel …

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How to Overcome Falsified Trucking Logs After an Accident

Truck drivers and their employers sometimes falsify drivers logs. Here’s how our attorneys overcome falsified trucking logs after an accident. Companies that employ fleets of truck drivers – and the drivers themselves – are not above altering driving logs. They have motivation to alter or falsify logs so they don’t have to pay as much, …

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Hurt in a Trucking Accident? Who’s Liable? The Driver or Company?

Hurt in a commercial trucking accident? The resulting legal battle can be quite complex. Learn who might be liable for your injuries in this post. You’re in a car accident. The other driver ran a red light. It’s pretty clear they have fault. Now, change that car to a semi-truck. Is the driver responsible? The …

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What Causes Trucking Accidents & How Can You Stay Safe?

Worried about having an accident with a semi-truck? Don’t be. Learn what causes trucking accidents and how you can stay safe. Did you know from 2001 – 2003, 141,000 large trucks were involved in accidents that either caused a death or injury? These stats come from a joint study by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) …

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Beware of Trucking Companies Stipulating to Liability in Accidents

Beware of Trucking Companies Stipulating to Liability in Accidents You have an accident injury claim against a trucking company and they are “stipulating to liability.” What does it mean? Ready for “Personal Injury Law 101?” If you hear the words “stipulating to liability,” loud, blaring bells and whistles should go off in your head. In …

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