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Common Types of Fatal Truck Accidents

Any type of collision between a large commercial vehicle and a smaller passenger car has the potential to result in serious and sometimes deadly injuries. There are, however, certain types of truck accidents that are notorious for having particularly devastating consequences. Read on to learn more about the most common… Continue reading Common Types of Fatal Truck Accidents

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How Electronic Logging Devices Can Affect Your Truck Accident Case

Commercial trucks play a critical role in interstate commerce, transporting everything from food items and household goods to gasoline and construction equipment across the nation. However, they also pose a very real risk to others on the road, as these trucks weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds and often carry dangerous… Continue reading How Electronic Logging Devices Can Affect Your Truck Accident Case

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The Dangers of Overloading a Commercial Vehicle

Commercial vehicles, like semi-trucks, pose an enormous risk to others on the road, simply because they are so tall, wide, and heavy. Recognizing how dangerous these kinds of vehicles are in the event of a truck accident, federal regulators actually limit how much commercial trucks can weigh. Semi-trucks, for example,… Continue reading The Dangers of Overloading a Commercial Vehicle

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Building a Case Against a Negligent Trucking Company

Accident victims whose losses exceed their own insurance coverage are often forced to file either an insurance claim, a personal injury lawsuit, or both against the person or company responsible for the crash. When it comes to truck accidents, the at-fault party often proves to be not only the truck… Continue reading Building a Case Against a Negligent Trucking Company

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Truck Driver Fatigue Can Cause Accidents

Most know about the risks of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Drowsy driving, however, which is another dangerous form of unsafe driving behavior, is far less understood. What we do know is that drowsy or fatigued driving substantially increases the chances that a person will be involved… Continue reading Truck Driver Fatigue Can Cause Accidents

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How Insurance Companies Investigate Florida Truck Accidents

After someone is involved in a car accident, he or she can expect the parties’ insurance companies to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the accident and the nature of the resulting bodily harm. Investigations conducted by a trucking company’s insurers tend to be even more detailed and… Continue reading How Insurance Companies Investigate Florida Truck Accidents

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