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Most Common Trucking Accidents Can Be Prevented

Most Common Trucking Accidents Can Be Prevented

Common trucking accidents put victims, including anyone else on the road with truckers, at risk of severe injuries or even fatal medical conditions. Unfortunately, common trucking accidents can often be prevented and it is usually the victim who suffers the serious consequences of being hurt in such an accident. Common Trucking Accidents Caused by Drivers…

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2018 Road Check Program Designed for Big Rig Safety

A road check program run across previous years will be implemented again in 2018 in order to enhance big rig safety. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced their official details of the program that ran from June 5 to June 7. This three-day inspection event occurs all across the United States and inspects approximately…

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Texas Trucking Lawsuit Blames Driver, Employer for Negligence

Texas Trucking Lawsuit Blames Driver, Employer for Negligence

A Texas trucking lawsuit alleges that a female plaintiff was critically injured as a result of the behaviors carried out by The Pearl’s Trucking Inc. According to the Texas trucking lawsuit, on July 18, 2016, a driver employed by the defendant company was traveling on I-30 throughout Dallas country, Texas. The defendant’s vehicle was located…

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Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit Says Driver Turned Unsafely

A Maryland resident recently filed a semi-truck accident lawsuit against a driver regarding an incident that occurred in Pennsylvania. The lawsuit claims that the driver of the truck made a turn when it was unsafe to do so, and as a result, put numerous others parties at risk in the resulting accident. According to the…

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J.B. Hunt Transport Faces Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit

A semi-truck accident has prompted a seriously injured person to file a lawsuit against multiple defendants including J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. Hibbett Sporting Goods has launched this lawsuit as a result of allegedly dangerous activities carried out that led to an accident. Multiple companies were named in the semi-truck accident lawsuit including Rhino Services LLC,…

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Head-on Accident with a Semi-Truck Leads to Severe Injuries

Severe injuries after UPS semi-truck accident

A trial is currently underway in a California state court, after a head-on accident with a semi-truck led to catastrophic consequences. According to a lawsuit filed by those injured in the head-on accident with a semi-truck, the motorists are owed millions because of the severe and continuing medical conditions associated with the crash. The head-on…

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Tractor Trailer Accident Prompts Swift Transportation Lawsuit

A serious tractor trailer accident has prompted a Mississippi man to file a lawsuit against Swift Transportation and other associated parties due to allegations of negligence. The tractor trailer accident lawsuit claims that in December 2015 plaintiff Willie M. was a passenger in an 18-wheeler owned by the Swift Transportation Company. According to the lawsuit,…

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Truck Drivers Hesitant to Use Electronic Logging Devices

Truck drivers have increasingly been the target of allegations of serious injuries and preventable accidents, prompting regulators to crack down. Drivers are required to follow a complex set of state and federal regulations regarding the time they spend on the road and how they operate the truck. A new federal mandate requires them to use…

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Severe Trucking Accident Prompts Personal Injury Lawsuit

A severe trucking accident in Texas led an injured plaintiff to pursue legal action to recover damages. According to the lawsuit, in June 2016 the plaintiff was driving a Toyota Highlander in Bexar County, Texas. The accident happened on the S.E. Loop 410 in that area, a crash the plaintiff alleges could have been avoided…

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Texas Trucking Company Involved in Smuggling Deaths

Investigation into Pyle Transportation, the Texas trucking company implicated in a deadly human smuggling case in July 2017, has revealed a history of numerous safety concerns. The Texas trucking company had advertised itself as an American success story; however, in July when 10 immigrants were found in the trailer of the semi operated by its contract…

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Semi-Truck Accident Rates In Texas

Big rig crashes are often life-changing events for the motorists involved and the rate of accidents in Texas can be shocking as the Lone Star State leads the nation in fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), large truck and bus crashes, including semi-truck accidents, increased by 1.7 percent nationwide in 2015.…

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Semi-Truck Accident Lawsuit Blames Trucker for Fatalities

A lawsuit has been filed after a semi-truck accident killed a woman and her two children. The semi-truck accident lawsuit occurred in a Chicago neighborhood and names both the truck driver and his employer as responsible for the wrongful deaths.  The aunt of the woman killed in the semi-truck accident alleges three wrongful death counts…

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