Category: Truck Accidents

How Can I Build a Strong Truck Accident Claim?

If you or a loved one has been in a truck accident you need an attorney who is experienced in truck accident claim cases. All to often truck accident result in serious injury or death. A tractor-trailer can weigh 30 times as much as a car, which means when a collision occurs between the two, [..]

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What Should I Look for in a Truck Accident Attorney?

Although truck accident victims have the right to pursue compensation for the damages they incur, navigating the claims process is challenging. Building a case that ultimately results in a fair payout is a lot of work, and gathering evidence while tracking losses is not something injured parties should have to worry about while recovering. This [..]

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3 FAQS About Truck Accidents Caused by Wide Turns

Truck accident attorneys know that, excluding foul weather and heavy congestion, highways are one of the easiest places to operate a tractor-trailer. The speed limit is constant, the roads are relatively straight, and there is plenty of room for motorists to pass 18-wheelers. Navigating a big rig off the highway, on the other hand, requires [..]

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How to Prove a Truck Driver Fell Asleep at the Wheel

Drowsy driving can injure or kill.  All motorists should avoid driving while drowsy, but those who operate large trucks need to be especially vigilant. Not only are commercial drivers more likely to be exhausted while on the road because of their demanding schedules, but they can also cause considerably more damage in the event of [..]

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3 FAQs About Truck Accidents Caused by Brake Failure

After being injured in a truck accident, it’s tempting to assume that the truck driver was to blame. This is especially true if you were rear-ended, the trucker was speeding, or the truck rolled over. In certain situations, though, parties other than the truck driver are found at fault for the underlying cause of a [..]

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4 FAQs About Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Truck Accident

Most fatalities in large truck crashes are passenger-vehicle occupants.  According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an 18-wheeler can weigh 30 times as much as a car, which explains why impacts between the two are almost always catastrophic for the occupants of the smaller vehicle. If you lost a loved one in a truck wreck, [..]

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How to Prove an Hours of Service Violation After a Truck Accident

 In an attempt to reduce the number of fatigue-related truck accidents—which are almost always devastating—the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration implemented hours of service regulations. These regulations limit how much time truckers can spend on the road before stopping to rest. If commercial drivers violate these regulations, whether of their own volition or under pressure [..]

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5 Steps to Take After Being Injured in a Truck Accident

Being injured in a collision with an 18-wheeler could end up being one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. The injuries resulting from semi-truck wrecks tend to be far more severe than those involving smaller cars, which means the financial impact of these accidents can be devastating.  Although you may be able to [..]

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How Can Black Box Data Strengthen My Truck Accident Claim?

Black Box Data Can Strengthen Your Truck Accident Claim If you intend to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim following a truck wreck, you will need strong evidence to prove liability and damages. There are many kinds of evidence your truck accident attorney may use to prove liability including: Photographs of the scene; [..]

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Broker Liability For Truck Crash Injuries

Tractor Trailer Injury Cases Tractor trailer crashes are some of the most devastating.  These crashes often cause serious injury or death. Mandatory insurance limits are often not enough to cover all the harm caused by the crash. Gump & Faiella trucking attorneys, aggressively pursues all responsible parties involved in the trucks operation and in the [..]

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