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Did an Hours of Service Violation Cause Your Truck Accident?

Truck accidents have some of the most devastating consequences of any vehicle collision, often resulting in catastrophic injuries, some of which prove to be fatal. One of the most common reasons for these kinds of crashes is driver fatigue, as truck drivers are often required to meet grueling deadlines and… Continue reading Did an Hours of Service Violation Cause Your Truck Accident?

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Tips for Sharing the Road with Commercial Trucks

With more and more semi-trucks on the road, getting injured in a truck accident has become a very real risk for other motorists. There are, however, steps that drivers can take to help prevent these kinds of accidents. Unfortunately, even the most careful of motorists could end up injured in… Continue reading Tips for Sharing the Road with Commercial Trucks

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Four Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After a Truck Accident

Truck accidents in Miami are extremely serious events. Under federal law, a commercial truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. A crash with a passenger vehicle, which may only weigh up to 4,000 pounds, can result in catastrophic injuries.  If you have been hurt, or have lost… Continue reading Four Reasons to Hire a Lawyer After a Truck Accident

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What to Do After a Collision with a Truck in Miami

A fully loaded truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds under federal guidelines. After an accident, it is always those in smaller and lighter passenger cars that become hurt. If you have been in a truck accident, you are likely suffering from extremely severe injuries. You can file a claim… Continue reading What to Do After a Collision with a Truck in Miami

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Two Reasons Your Truck Accident Claim May Take Longer to Resolve

Two Reasons Your Truck Accident Claim May Take Longer to Resolve Tractor-trailers are much different from the other vehicles they share the roadway with. They are much heavier and much larger, and the insurance policies that cover them have a much higher value than those of passenger cars. These are… Continue reading Two Reasons Your Truck Accident Claim May Take Longer to Resolve

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Important Evidence After Any Truck Accident in Florida

The aftermath of any collision on the road is traumatic and confusing, but this is even more true after a crash that involves a commercial truck. Multiple parties are often liable, and the injuries are far more serious, resulting in accident victims pursuing a great deal more in damages. All… Continue reading Important Evidence After Any Truck Accident in Florida

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Truck Accident Reconstruction Can Play a Critical Role in Proving Negligence

Accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles are some of the most dangerous types of crashes in which a person can be involved. Unfortunately, recovering compensation after a truck accident can be complicated in these kinds of cases, which require a thorough investigation and a deep understanding of state law.… Continue reading Truck Accident Reconstruction Can Play a Critical Role in Proving Negligence

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What is a Rollaway Accident?

As a country, we rely on commercial vehicles for everything from transporting livestock and food products to car parts and construction material. This means, however, that there are more commercial vehicles on the road than ever, which significantly increases other motorists’ chances of being involved in a serious accident. Some… Continue reading What is a Rollaway Accident?

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Large Number of Truckers Are Caught Doing Drugs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has detailed requirements for drug testing that trucking companies must follow. Specifically, any driver who was involved in an accident should be tested. Pre-employment testing is also required, as is testing if the employer has reason to believe a trucker is high. Any… Continue reading Large Number of Truckers Are Caught Doing Drugs

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