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Category: Truck Accidents

Tampa Unqualified Truck Drivers
Florida has one of the highest truck driver populations in the country, with around nine of every 1,000 residents involved in the profession. The proximity of Tampa to cargo ports results in many truck drivers traveling through the city to deliver or pick up goods. Unfortunately, when they reach this area, they are likely to encounter traffic congestion, work zones,[...]
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Any time a driver chooses to get behind the wheel while inebriated poses a danger to everyone around them. When truck drivers under the influence cause accidents, they also cause severe injuries and immense property damage. Truck Drivers Under the Influence: By the Numbers According to a Reuters study, around half of truck drivers worldwide admit to drinking and driving.[...]
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If a commercial truck injured you in an accident, you have likely heard discussions about liability. Liability is the legal responsibility that a negligent party owes to others to compensate them for physical injuries and property damage. The trucking industry is among the most heavily regulated industries in the U.S. Because of this and vicarious liability, when a commercial truck[...]
In the United States, trucking companies are responsible for following certain regulations to keep roads safe from devastating trucking collisions. As a result, when these companies do not follow these orders or, worse yet, ignore them, this failure to adhere to these safety guidelines can lead to catastrophic and life-changing injuries and repercussions. However, as a victim of this tragic[...]
When driving on the highway next to a large truck, you assume that the driver behind the wheel is trained, skilled, and has adequate driving experience. If the driver makes a bad call and causes an accident, you are often left wondering how many unqualified drivers we have on the road. Unfit drivers put everyone’s lives at risk, and we[...]
​5 Reasons Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), more than 115,000 truck accidents occur in the U.S. each year, resulting in around 5,000 deaths and 160,000 injuries. The occupants of other motor vehicles, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians incur most deaths and injuries in truck accidents. What Are the 5 Reasons Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer? Individuals whom a truck[...]
​Who Is Liable for a Truck Accident
Truck accidents commonly result in severe injuries and even fatalities, particularly to occupants of other vehicles and to vulnerable roadway users such as motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. When a truck accident occurs, the focus is often not only how severely the victims were injured but who is liable. This is because the liable party is responsible for compensating others that[...]
Motor vehicle accidents can often result in devastating injuries. When accidents involve a semi-truck, catastrophic consequences can leave those who survive the tragic ordeal fighting for their lives and dealing with debilitating injuries, excruciating pain, and astronomical medical expenses that can forever change their ability to live the life they always wanted. However, if this semi-truck accident was due to[...]
​Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident Caused by a Defective Tire
You have likely seen them if you have traveled on the interstate: the shredded tires left behind by semi-trucks. These tires create obstacles for other drivers to navigate, and the loss of control of the vehicle from tire blowouts can lead to accidents. Suppose you were injured or lost a loved one due to a truck accident caused by a[...]
​Tampa Truck Blind Spots
Florida is one of the largest state exporters of goods in the nation, providing other regions and countries with goods such as agricultural and manufactured products. The state is also an active importer, bringing in products from other areas for use by Florida residents and visitors. Most products brought into or out of the state have in common that they[...]
​Causes of Truck Accidents in Tampa
It is common to see commercial trucks in Tampa with several nearby cargo ports. They pick up products arriving in the region destined for other locations, deliver products to area residents, or load them on ships for export. While the area’s economy depends on these trucks, their presence on local roadways can pose extreme risks to other motorists and vulnerable[...]
What To Look For In Truck Accident Lawyer
If you were in a trucking accident that resulted in extensive injuries and losses, debilitating pain, and astronomical medical expenses, you want to find an attorney that can provide you with the legal help you need during this challenging time, and one that can vigorously fight for you by going after the maximum damages you deserve. Unfortunately, when it comes[...]
Types Of Trucks On The Road
You are likely to encounter dozens of trucks on your daily commute, whether along neighborhood streets or congested highways and interstates. Trucks are an essential part of transport and shipping, but they can also create dangers for others on the road. What Qualifies as a Truck? The term truck can mean very different things, depending on whom you ask. Knowing[...]
Types Of Truck Accidents
Each year, over 100,000 truck accidents injure and kill thousands. The death toll is significantly higher when a truck crashes with a smaller vehicle. Generally, heavier and bigger vehicles have better crash protection than smaller cars. The massive size difference between trucks and passenger vehicles causes these crashes to have more significant consequences than a collision between similar-size cars. Trucks[...]
How Much A Lawyer Cost After A Truck Accident
Truck accidents are often catastrophic, usually because of the size and weight of the truck. Additionally, more than one person or company might share fault in a truck accident. Just one of these factors complicates truck accident cases, but they become even more complex when you put both together. Most truck accident attorneys work on a contingency basis. In short,[...]