Understanding Negligence in a Personal Injury Case
April 13, 2023
If you’ve been personally injured as a result of any type of accident, you may be entitled to legal compensation through a personal injury case. Your eligibility for compensation in a personal injury claim depends on whether or not the other party was at fault for causing your injuries. This is almost always predicated on […]
Distracted Driving Now a Primary Traffic Offense in Ohio
February 23, 2023
Distracted driving is a significant hazard on the roads. It is currently one of the leading causes of car accidents and moving violations, still many drivers continue to use mobile phones while driving. A recent change in Ohio law is designed to make the roads safer by holding drivers accountable for distracted driving.
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 […]
Posting on Social Media After an Accident
April 21, 2022
Social media can be a great way to stay in touch with friends and family and even to network professionally. Today there are a wide variety of social media outlets available – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram are just a few of the options. While social media can be a useful tool, it is important […]
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 […]