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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18-Wheeler Truck Accident Lawsuit Alleges Driver Misconduct

Two Texas women have filed a lawsuit against C.R. England Trucking Company and one of its drivers after an 18-wheeler truck accident allegedly left them with severe and life-changing injuries. C.R. England, the trucking company in this case, is accused of breaching their duty to employ competent people and to train those individuals, while supervising and setting guidelines and…

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Swift Transportation Lawsuit Alleges Semi Cut Off Motorist

Truck company Swift Transportation was hit with a lawsuit after a tractor-trailer the company contracted made a turn in front of a motorist on a South Carolina highway and caused a collision. The plaintiff, Kenneth J., alleges that he was traveling on highway 327 in South Carolina when a Swift Transportation semi cut off his…

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Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawsuit Filed Against C.R. England

Severe injuries prompted a tractor-trailer accident lawsuit against C.R. England filed by two plaintiffs. Allegedly, the plaintiff driver was operating a motor vehicle in Texas at the time of the accident.. On Feb. 15, 2016, both plaintiffs were inside a car traveling in the far-left lane in Cameron County, Texas. The truck driver was going…

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Tractor-Trailer Accident with Prison Bus Prompts Lawsuit

Truck company C.H. Robinson Worldwide was hit with a lawsuit after a tractor-trailer the company contracted with rolled on an Arizona highway, causing an accident with a prison transport bus. The plaintiffs, husband and wife Robert and Melody N., allege that Robert, who was driving the prison transport bus, was severely injured in the tractor-trailer…

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Swift Transportation Injury Accident Lawsuit Filed by N.Y. Man

A New York resident has filed a legal claim for recovery of compensation associated with his medical expenses after a Swift Transportation injury accident. The plaintiff alleges that Swift Transportation was the owner of a 2017 freightliner involved in an accident with him. The defendant driver was employed by Swift Transportation and was allegedly the cause…

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Perdue Reaches $1.6M Semi-Truck Accident Settlement

A Virginia family who slammed Perdue with a wrongful death lawsuit after a fatal semi-truck accident agreed to settle for $1.6 million. According to the semi-truck accident settlement, the family will receive approximately $1 million after their loved one died of injuries sustained in an accident with a Perdue truck in September of 2014. Perdue and…

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Texas Tractor Trailer Accident Lawsuit Alleges Serious Injuries

Severe injuries are named as the primary cause behind a Texas tractor trailer accident lawsuit filed on behalf of a Texas resident. According to the Texas tractor trailer accident lawsuit, the plaintiff was operating his vehicle in November 2015 in Brooks County, Texas. The employee of the defendant trucking company was operating his Peterbilt tractor…

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