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Garbage Truck and School Bus Collide. Who is Liable?

A recent collision between a school bus and dump truck in Miami raises an interesting question: who is responsible when a garbage truck and a school bus collide? Although many people believe school buses are never to blame, that is not true. Instead, we need to analyze each driver’s actions… Continue reading Garbage Truck and School Bus Collide. Who is Liable?

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Florida Semi-Truck Laws That Are Good to Know

Semi-trucks are regulated at both the federal and state level. These regulations are designed to make these trucks as safe as possible and still allow them to transport large amounts of products all over the state and country. Below, we present some of the most important regulations you should know.… Continue reading Florida Semi-Truck Laws That Are Good to Know

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Avoid Drunk, Drugged, Drowsy, Distracted & Dangerous Driving

Each year, thousands of Floridians die in car accidents. Knowing these 5 poor driving habits will help reduce this number, keeping us all safer. Remember, we all owe each other a duty to be as safe as possible while out on the road, so commit to reducing drunk, drugged, drowsy,… Continue reading Avoid Drunk, Drugged, Drowsy, Distracted & Dangerous Driving

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What Are the Most Common Injuries Sustained from an Accident Involving a Big Rig?

Big rigs, also known as 18 wheelers, rule the road. Because of their size and weight, they can cause catastrophic injuries when they collide with smaller passenger vehicles. At our firm, we are very experienced with the devastating injuries that drivers and passengers can suffer. Big rigs can collide with… Continue reading What Are the Most Common Injuries Sustained from an Accident Involving a Big Rig?

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Rise in Truck Wreck Fatalities Prompts New Board Certification for Attorneys

Truck accidents are some of the most serious collisions that happen on Florida’s roads. Many innocent victims are crunched and killed when they collide with a big rig. These types of accidents also seem to be on the rise, after years of declines. For example, 2017 saw a 9% increase… Continue reading Rise in Truck Wreck Fatalities Prompts New Board Certification for Attorneys

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Large Blind Spots: What You Should Know about “No Zones”

Commercial vehicles like tractor-trailers are a highly-visible feature on Florida’s highways. These mammoth vehicles weigh several tons and travel at high speeds, often racing to get to their destination. Traveling on the highway with these large, dangerous vehicles is a challenge. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has compiled… Continue reading Large Blind Spots: What You Should Know about “No Zones”

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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are big vehicles. Under federal regulations, they can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, which is 20-40 times heavier than many passenger vehicles. Unsurprisingly, these commercial trucks can cause horrific injuries when they slam into smaller vehicles. What are the most common reasons for truck accidents? Helpfully, the federal… Continue reading Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

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Truck Driver in Fatal Accident Had Multiple Tickets

A devastating truck accident in early January has raised concerns about the driving skills of commercial truck drivers. The accident killed the driver, another trucker, and five children in a fiery crash that took place on Interstate 75 near Gainesville. According to media reports, 59-year-old Steve Holland veered into a… Continue reading Truck Driver in Fatal Accident Had Multiple Tickets

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What Does it Mean if a Trucker Causes an Accident Due to Fatigue?

Drowsy driving is a serious threat to Indiana’s roads. And when fatigued truckers get behind the wheel of a big rig, tragedy can strike. Because of their size, commercial trucks like 18 wheelers can cause devastating injuries when they collide with smaller and lighter passenger vehicles. To protect the public,… Continue reading What Does it Mean if a Trucker Causes an Accident Due to Fatigue?

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