Category Archives: Truck Accident
The Devastating Repercussions Of Override Accidents
Any type of collision with a commercial vehicle has the potential for catastrophic results, simply because of the size differential. Certain types of truck accidents, however, are known for being particularly dangerous. This includes both under and override accidents. Underride accidents occur when a smaller vehicle rear-ends a truck, sliding beneath the much taller… Read More »
What Evidence Do I Need To Prove My Truck Accident Claim?
Truck accidents are different from other types of car crashes, as the injuries sustained are almost always more severe and the property damage far more catastrophic. Furthermore, truck drivers and trucking companies are required to comply with more federal and state regulations, which can have implications when attempting to hold someone liable for a… Read More »
Which Commercial Trucking Regulations Could Affect My Accident Case?
Trucking companies and the drivers they employ are required to comply with a variety of federal regulations, all of which are designed to help lower the risk of dangerous accidents. Unfortunately, unreasonable demands on drivers have made it increasingly common to violate these rules, which puts anyone else on the road at risk of… Read More »
Rollaway Truck Accidents
Commercial trucks vastly outweigh the standard passenger sized vehicle, often clocking in at more than 80,000 pounds. In many cases, this cargo is not only heavy, but also hazardous. For these reasons, even what would qualify as a fender bender between two average-sized vehicles can have devastating consequences when one of the vehicles is… Read More »
The Insurance Requirements For Commercial Trucks
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 »
Truck Accidents On The Rise Across The U.S.
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 »
The Importance Of Hiring An Attorney After A Truck Accident
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 »
Tire Failure-Related Truck Accidents Can Be Complicated
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 »
Wide Right Turn Truck Accidents
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 »
Navigating A Florida Truck Accident Claim
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 »