Commercial Truck vs. Car Accident Claims: What’s Different?

December 11, 2023

Motor vehicle accidents are stressful. In the aftermath, you will be dealing with a lot: recovering from injuries, the loss of your vehicle, and the financial impact of missed work and mounting medical bills. While all accidents can be serious, when an accident involves a commercial truck, it can be even more overwhelming. When the […]

Are Semi-Truck Drivers Held to Strict Distracted Driving Laws?

October 19, 2022

The statistics on crashes caused by distracted truckers are worthy of alarm. When a commercial semi-driver causes a truck crash while distracted on the road, the results can be catastrophic. Severe penalties are now in place nationwide for all commercial drivers who use handheld cell phones while operating their vehicles. An accident with a commercial […]

How Long Will It Take to Settle a Truck Crash Case?

August 24, 2022

When you’ve been in a truck accident, you are facing injuries, expenses, and a barrage of experienced fleet insurance adjusters pressuring you into giving up too much information. It can be a very overwhelming experience. Most victims want the case to settle as quickly as possible so they can take the settlement and try to […]

How is a Commercial Truck Accident Case Settled?

July 28, 2022

If you are involved in a crash with a commercial truck, the most important thing you can do is contact an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible. It’s not something most people have at the ready-but you’ll quickly discover how prepared the truck fleet attorneys are, and every day that goes by without […]

Three Things to Look for When Selecting a Lawyer for a Commercial Truck Accident Case

June 22, 2022

If you’ve been injured in an accident with a semi-truck, it’s important to know that it will not be handled like an accident involving two passenger vehicles. Commercial fleets have rapid response teams at the ready to investigate the scene almost immediately. Once they arrive, their job is to secure evidence favorable to the semi-truck […]

The Most Important Thing You Can Do if a Semi-Truck Causes Your Accident

April 19, 2022

If you’ve been in an accident caused by a semi-truck driver, things can get complicated quickly. The semi driver’s insurance company likely employs a rapid response team that is deployed to the scene of the accident. Their job is to begin advocating for the semi driver while first responders are still on scene. They follow-up […]

Semi-Trucks Cause Serious Accidents

November 16, 2020

While they only comprise 4 percent of total vehicles on the road, semi-trucks are responsible for frequent and catastrophic accidents. They are involved in around half a million accidents every year in the US, resulting in injuries or deaths approximately every 15 minutes. In 2017, almost 5,000 individuals were killed in semi-truck accidents, and tens […]