August 5th, 2015
Any time a large, 80,000 pound commercial truck collides with a small passenger vehicle, the resulting injuries can be catastrophic. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that nearly 100,000 individuals suffered injuries in commercial truck accidents in a single year in 2013. One particularly dangerous type of truck accident is a forward collision, wherein a large semi-truck collides into the back of a vehicle driving in front of the truck. Forward collisions can result in severe and often fatal injuries to occupants of the front vehicle.
The risk of override accidents
When a forward collision occurs, it may … Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
June 16th, 2015
Following an accident with a large commercial truck, it is only understandable that you may be focused on seeking necessary medical treatment and recovering from your injuries. Though medical treatment can be expensive, many people hesitate to call an attorney to discuss how you can recover for your losses. This is often because of uncertainty about the legal process and how a truck accident case even gets started. The following is some basic information about initiating a claim after a truck accident:
Talk to the truck company’s insurance company
Many believe that the first step after a sustaining injury … Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
May 14th, 2015
Obtaining a commercial driver’s license has many requirements set out by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).1 These requirements are put in place to make sure that no dangerous or high-risk individuals will not be allowed behind the wheel of a large commercial vehicle. One of these requirements is that the truck driver must be free from any mental or physical impairments that may cloud their ability to drive a commercial truck. If you have been injured because an unsafe driver caused an accident, an attorney can hep you file a legal claim against the … Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
February 16th, 2014
Many times, an accident injures someone who wasn’t to blame. This is particularly troubling when it was a criminal who was at fault. When you or someone you know was injured it makes such an event even more troubling. Having good legal help in such an instance is never more important than when your health depends upon it.
Running from the police is never a good idea. Fleeing from authorities can often cause injuries in others. Such was the case of a 76-year-old man who was critically injured in a recent incident. A suspect was fleeing the Michigan State Police … Read More Posted In: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Press Releases, Truck Accidents
February 4th, 2014
When an accident is especially complicated, it can take a long time for a final settlement to come about. All sides want to make sure that the right verdict is reached, but we recognize that the waiting can be tough. One family is waiting for a lawsuit to go forward about a multi-car pileup that took the lives of two children and left a third with brain injuries.
It happened on the last day of the year. The family was planning to go to Canada for a vacation. The police’s version of the events goes like this. Snow began to … Read More Posted In: Automobile Safety, Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents