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Recovering Injury Compensation After a Commercial Truck Accident

Here in the United States, thousands of commercial truck drivers travel on the roads each day to deliver their cargo. Commercial trucking is a massive industry nationwide, and it is an integral aspect of interstate commerce. However, due to the sheer number of semi-trailer trucks on the road, accidents and collisions are inevitable.  When a commercial truck driver collides with a standard motor vehicle, the injuries suffered by drivers and [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:43+00:00April 30, 2019|Truck Accidents|

Trucking Accident Investigations – Understanding Their Role in Your Case

Trucking accidents are often devastating to victims and their families. Many must undergo extensive medical treatment, will miss a lot of time at work, or may even find themselves permanently disabled. In these situations, victims may be owed compensation. Unfortunately, obtaining it is not always easy. Victims must bear the burden of proof. Further, they may need to pin down exactly who caused the accident – was it the trucker, [...]

2017-04-25T09:10:00+00:00April 25, 2017|Truck Accidents|

Understanding How Semi Truck Accidents Differ from Car Crashes

Often, victims and their families assume that semi-truck accidents and car crashes are treated the same. There are some major differences, however. In some cases, this can make winning compensation more difficult. In other ways, it can increase the amount that a victim or their family may be owed. Learn more about how semi accidents are different from car crashes, and why it matters, with help from the following information. [...]

2017-04-04T09:00:00+00:00April 4, 2017|Truck Accidents|

Government Considering Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing for Truck Drivers, Rail Workers, Bus Drivers

According to the AAA Foundation, as many as 300, 000 automobile accidents each year may be caused by drivers falling asleep at the wheel. Moreover, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that around 1, 200 annual deaths are attributed to drowsy driving. Though not responsible for all of the crashes, commercial drivers are thought to make up a considerable portion of these accidents. However, if the [...]

2016-03-22T18:18:16+00:00March 22, 2016|Truck Accidents|

What Types of Evidence Can Prove a Truck Accident Claim?

The injuries to motorists involved in commercial trucking accidents can often be catastrophic. Therefore, the financial recovery available in these cases can be substantial. However, before an injured accident victim can receive compensation in his or her case, he or she must first present evidence to prove the different aspects of their claim. Evidence must be discovered, gathered, and presented to the court in accordance with Wisconsin law, and identifying [...]

2015-11-03T07:00:00+00:00November 3, 2015|Truck Accidents|
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