What is Tire Tread Separation?

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Tire tread separation occurs when the belts underneath a tire’s tread separate from the casing or body of the tire. Tread separation can result in severely dangerous accidents and tire blow-outs which can cause a driver to lose control. Old or overused tires, reckless driving, potholes, and poor tire repairs can all cause tire tread […]

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

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The consequences of truck accidents tend to be severe. A loaded truck can weigh 76,000 pounds more than a standard passenger vehicle, therefore can cause intense damage to the drivers, passengers, as well as any other cars or property around them. It is the job of both the truck driver and trucking company to hold […]

How Do Attorneys Investigate an 18 Wheeler Accident?

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Collisions involving 18 wheelers often result in costly damages, severe injuries, and a higher chance of fatalities than other common accidents on the road. Big truck collisions can be devastating when they occur. It’s important that you have an experienced attorney on your side to investigate the accident, as there is a variety of evidence […]

What Evidence Will an Attorney Gather Immediately After a Collision?

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If you have been involved in a vehicle collision, it’s important to know what evidence to gather to be able to prove to the insurance companies and potentially to a jury how the accident came about and what damages occurred. There are certain types of evidence the victim of a collision might be able to […]

Wyoming Truck Accident Attorney Explains Common Causes of Truck Accidents

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Grant Lawson | 888-634-7366 | Free Consult “When you’re driving an 80,000 pound missile down the interstate, you’ve got to be on the top of your game at all times, because the risks to the public and the risks to everyone .” With so many trucks on the road working to keep up with increased […]

Truck Drivers On Their Cell Phones A Growing Cause of Truck Accidents

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Attorney Carson Runge | 888-364-6814 | Free Consult “What we have seen time and time again is that the trucking industry is destroying evidence, removing evidence, changing evidence while the people who are injured are heading to the hospital in an ambulance. So it’s vitally important that people hire an attorney immediately.” An alarming amount […]

If a Tire Flies Off a Truck and Causes an Accident, Who is Liable?

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Kathy McArthur | 888-511-3130 | No Fee Unless You Win | FREE Consult If a tire flies off a truck and causes an accident, who is liable for the damage? This Quick Question features Kathy McArthur, a truck accident attorney with McArthur Law Firm. She has offices in Macon and Atlanta, and she assists clients […]

Why That Truck Accident May Not Have Been the Truck Driver’s Fault

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Truck driver fatigue is a leading cause of truck accidents. As many as 13 percent of commercial truck drivers are fatigued at the time of a crash, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s Large Truck Crash Causation Study. The FMCSA notes that truck driver fatigue can result from inadequate sleep, lengthy hours […]

Colorado Truck Crashes Hospitalize Five, Injure One – Were Defective Brakes to Blame?

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Vail Pass on Interstate 70 has been the site of several truck accidents in recent months. Most recently, a minor truck accident occurred in late August, after a truck driver transporting milk lost control of his brakes and crashed. In that case, only the driver was injured. Less than a month prior, a truck crash […]

New Survey Shows Truck Driver Drug Use is a Serious Concern

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A group known as the Trucking Alliance comprising representatives from trucking and logistics companies has released the results of a first-of-its-kind study showing compelling and disturbing evidence of thousands of truck drivers are habitual drug users who have managed to skirt a system designed to prohibit drug use in transportation. According to news reports, the […]

California Law: What If I’m in a Rental Car Accident?

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You’d think that you would be covered; that’s not always the case unless you always read the fine print and purchase the extra that’s offered when renting a car. By ‘purchase’, we explicitly mean that if you’re ‘offered’ third-party liability insurance coverage, that doesn’t mean you’re actually covered. You have to accept that coverage and […]

Is There a Truck Driver Shortage?

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The short answer is yes. The shortage is a serious problem. Our truck drivers put a lot on the line to transport goods across the country. Unfortunately, it seems that not even increases in salary plus bonuses are enough to attract more drivers. The High Demand for Truck Drivers In order to meet the demand […]

Whiplash and Proven Ways to Help Your Personal Injury Case

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Whiplash is more serious than just a little temporary neck pain. Unfortunately, many people don’t take this type of injury seriously. The truth is, this severe jerking of the head back and then forward can cause a very problematic spine injury, and it can even be accompanied by a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Whiplash, itself, […]

How To Protect Yourself In A Truck Accident

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On August 30 of this year, a JAG Transportation Inc. semitrailer ran into a Greyhound bus. There were roughly 50 people on the bus when tragedy struck. Eight people were killed. Many were injured.   Who Was At Fault? Accidents happen, but because there are things that can be done to help prevent them from […]

Trucking Accidents: Prevention and Reconciliation

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Trucking accidents are the most deadly accidents on the road. Thankfully, there are federal laws designed to protect both the truck driver as well as everyone else in smaller cars and trucks. For example, a trucker is required to get adequate rest before they get in their 80,000 pound vehicle and drive it past other […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Treated Poorly By Your Insurance? You Need a Bad Faith Insurance Lawyer

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We purchase insurance to protect ourselves in case we get hurt or if our property becomes damaged. Is your insurance company really looking out for your best interest? If you believe they aren’t being fair to you and actually just looking for reasons to shortchange you, that means you may be dealing with an insurance […]

Parents With Teens Beware: 100 Deadliest Days

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School is almost out, and teenagers are eager to enjoy more freedom and have fun with their friends. Plans are being made for road trips, drives to the beach or the lake, camping trips, music festivals, and other adventures. Some teenagers eager to claim independence are planning to drive back and forth among friends and […]