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Should You Really Fear Unsecured Cargo on Trucks?

Should You Really Fear Unsecured Cargo on Trucks?

Since Final Destination came out, people have found extraordinarily everyday situations to fear. Among those fears is unsecured cargo on trucks. We all see Big Rigs transporting logs, dangerous materials, and standard cargo every day. But, is that cargo a risk for people on the road? Without a doubt, cargo transit through Big Rigs isn’t…

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Most Dangerous Roads for Trucking Accidents

Most Dangerous Roads for Trucking Accidents

Is it possible that many trucking accidents are rooted in a few core areas? While many do happen in generalized areas or even on specific roads, there is no guarantee that anywhere is safe from trucking accidents. Unless, of course, the road explicitly prohibits trucks. More Cars on the Road Means More Trucking Accidents Most…

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What to Do if You’re Hit By a Trucker Who Is “Self-Employed”

What to Do if You're Hit By a Trucker Who Is “Self-Employed”

Many people don’t realize until it’s too late that truckers are often independent contractors. These contractors work diligently and often as if they are standard employees. However, trucking companies often decide to employ their drivers as independent contractors for a number of reasons. Unfortunately, that leaves many people in desperate need of a trucking accident…

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Who is Usually at Fault in a Tractor Trailer Accident?

Who is Usually at Fault in a Tractor Trailer Accident?

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you know that nobody ever wants to admit fault. It’s like asking your kids who ate the last cookie. Everyone always points at the other driver. However, there are times when it seems safe to assume that someone else is at fault. What about in a tractor…

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Truck Accident Involving a DUI

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Truck accidents often prove fatal as these monster-sized vehicles and trailers travel at freeway speeds. Not to mention most weigh in around 80,000 pounds and some carry dangerous cargo. What makes these accidents all the worse though is that drivers are often tired, lethargic, or distracted. When these accidents prove most fatal, however, is when…

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4 Recovery Aspects You Should Consider as Part of Your Truck Wreck Injury

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After a wreck with a commercial truck, you’re probably in pretty bad shape. Your recovery will not be like a normal recovery by any means. You’ve experienced severe damage, both physically and mentally. There are also other complications to consider and issues that could dampen your recovery efforts. A trucking accident lawyer can help walk…

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How Can You Prove Fault in a Truck Accident in Virginia Beach?

Prove Fault in a Truck Accident in Virginia Beach

Truck accidents are the deadliest of all motor vehicle accidents. The truck driver usually walks away from the accident with a few bruises. It’s the passenger vehicle who ends up in the hospital. Their injuries are usually very serious, even fatal and it is usually hard to prove who is at fault. It’s not that…

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What is the Law that Regulates Truck Drivers’ Hours?

Law that Regulates Truck Drivers’ Hours

One of the biggest causes of truck accidents is overtired and overworked drivers. Most of us work eight hours a day and then go home. Some of us work overtime. But, for the most part, people work regular hours and then go about their business. The truck driving industry isn’t like this. Truck drivers are…

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How Can You Prove Fault in a Truck Accident in Virginia Beach?

How Can You Prove Fault in a Trucking Accident in Virginia Beach?

A trucking accident can be the deadliest of all motor vehicle accidents. The truck driver usually walks away from the accident with a few bruises. It’s the passenger vehicle who ends up in the hospital. Their injuries are usually very serious, even fatal. It’s not that truck drivers are reckless. Most work really hard. They try…

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Is the Truck Driver or Trucking Company Responsible?

Truck Driver or Trucking Company Responsible

When you are in a wreck with a commercial truck, it is far more complex than a standard car crash. Deciding who is responsible for paying for things like damages, medical bills, and pain and suffering is not so complex. A trucking accident lawyer can help you learn more about your options. Seek legal help…

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