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Understanding Fault in a Semi Truck Accident

Being hit by a semi-truck is a traumatic event. In most cases, the occupants of the other vehicle sustain catastrophic injuries in the collision. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 70 percent of the deaths and injuries in a semi-truck vs. other vehicle accidents are sustained by the occupants of the … Continued

Why Brake Failures Are The Most Common Cause of Truck Accidents

Commercial truck accidents occur for a variety of reasons, including driver error, road conditions, and mechanical failure. Because of the risk of catastrophic injuries and death in a commercial truck accident, the truck driver and the owner of the truck must take steps to ensure the truck is in top working orders, including the entire … Continued

What a Lawyer Can Do For You After a Big Truck Accident

Have you been injured in a big truck accident? Are you facing thousands of dollars in medical bills, lost wages, and other damages? Do you feel lost because you do not know what to do or who to turn to? If so, our Bloomington truck accident attorney can help. Truck accidents are not like a … Continued

How Fault is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

Have you been in an accident with a large truck?  How many close calls have you had while you and your family were on the highway and interstate with one of these big rigs? Has a semi-truck accident changed your life forever? As an experienced truck accident lawyer, I see the devastation caused by these … Continued

Illegal Truck Weight Can Be Huge Problems

The maximum weight permitted becomes an issue when investigating the details of a case against a commercial truck operator. Individuals of the standard passenger vehicle are unaware, generally, of the many state and federal regulations that pertain to proper commercial truck safety.  The various regulations can affect the case of passenger car owners who become … Continued

Understand Why Semi-Trucks Are Hitting Cars in the Back

The consequences of rear end accidents between commercial trucks and cars are often more severe than rear end accidents between two cars. There are two reasons for this. First, the commercial truck’s greater weight (up to 40 times heavier than a car) often causes severe injuries and fatalities to the occupants of a car when it is … Continued