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The Insurance Requirements For Commercial Trucks

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Because operating large commercial vehicles comes with such a high risk to other motorists, both federal and state agencies require that commercial trucking companies carry specific levels of insurance. Having a thorough understanding of these requirements is important, especially for truck accident victims, who will likely end up needing to file a claim with… Read More »

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Truck Accidents On The Rise Across The U.S.

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Collisions with commercial vehicles on U.S. roads are more likely than ever. This is an alarming prospect, as the injuries in these kinds of collisions tend to be particularly serious and may even be deadly. Fortunately, accident victims who can prove that their injuries were the result of someone else’s negligence, could be entitled… Read More »

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The Importance Of Hiring An Attorney After A Truck Accident

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Truck accidents can cause significant property damage and devastating injuries, so those who are unable to recover from the at-fault driver who caused the crash, could end up on the hook for expensive medical care. Having an attorney on your side can make all the difference when it comes to seeking compensation for these… Read More »

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Tire Failure-Related Truck Accidents Can Be Complicated

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When we think about the dangers of commercial trucks, their size is often the first thing that comes to mind. While it’s true that commercial vehicles are much taller, longer, and heavier than standard passenger-sized cars, this is not the only danger that they pose. Commercial trucks undergo a lot of wear and tear,… Read More »

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Wide Right Turn Truck Accidents

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You may have noticed, while driving, that many tractor trailers have small signs on the back that say “Caution – this vehicle makes wide right turns”. Unfortunately, these signs are small and many drivers don’t see or notice them, putting them at risk of being involved in a wide right turn truck accident. Why… Read More »

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Navigating A Florida Truck Accident Claim

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Truck accidents almost always result in substantial property damage and serious injuries. Filing a claim after one of these kinds of collisions also comes with a unique set of complex insurance and liability-related issues. For this reason, collecting financial compensation after a truck accident often proves to be much more complicated than for those… Read More »

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Underride Truck Accidents

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Large trucks pose a serious safety risk to other users of Florida roads, in large part because of their large size (in comparison to standard-sized passenger cars). This size differential is more dangerous than most people realize. There is, for instance, a chance that a motorist could be injured in an underride accident, a… Read More »

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Common Truck Accident Causes

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Because of their enormous size, semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles can cause devastating damage in the event of a collision, as smaller passenger-sized vehicles offer far less protection to their occupants. While it’s not possible to completely eliminate the possibility of being involved in a crash, understanding the factors that can cause them can… Read More »

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Recovering Damages After A Jackknife Accident

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Anyone who has pulled a trailer or a boat behind their vehicle knows how easy it is to accidentally “jackknife.”  The dangers of jackknifing are even higher for drivers of commercial vehicles, as these trucks carry extremely heavy loads and often travel at high speeds. Tragically, jackknife accidents tend to be extremely dangerous for… Read More »

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