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November 10, 2022 / Truck Accidents

What Happens When a Truck Driver Causes an Accident?

When an accident involves a semi-truck, the results are often tragic. Did you know that the operators of these powerful machines have a higher duty of care on the road than other motorists? Because they drive such large and powerful vehicles, the consequences of their negligence can be much more catastrophic and more often fatal than the negligence of a normal motorist. Sadly, truck accidents caused by truck drivers are not uncommon.

June 29, 2022 / Truck Accidents

What Happens When a Truck Is Overloaded?

Huge semi-trailer trucks are already extremely heavy and require much longer braking distances than do cars and SUVs. But when these trailers are overfilled beyond what federal regulations allow, it prompts a person to ask, “What happens when a truck is overloaded?” In Indiana, maximum allowable gross weight for semis, with load, is 80,000 pounds (IN Title 9 Article 20). There are a few exceptions. The followin

June 6, 2022 / Truck Accidents

Legal Options for Truck Drivers Injured in an Accident

We often hear about truck accidents, but not about truck drivers who may be seriously injured in these crashes. Drivers of passenger vehicles in these wrecks file lawsuits, but what are the legal options for truck drivers injured in an accident? If you’re a semi driver who has sustained an injury after a collision with a passenger vehicle or other roadway debris, you may be entitled to financial compensation. You don’t have to

April 1, 2022 / Truck Accidents

What To Do If a FedEx Truck Hits Your Car

Have you noticed an increase in the number of delivery trucks in your neighborhood or on the road? Have you wondered what would happen if a FedEx truck hits your car? Home deliveries have certainly increased recently, with everything being delivered, from clothing to groceries. Companies like FedEx and UPS are under deadlines to deliver goods when promised, but that doesn’t mean they always do it responsibly. Drivers may be pres

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  • What to Do If an Amazon Truck Hits Your Car
    In Truck Accidents
    An Amazon Truck Accident Lawyer Helps Win Compensation The consequences can be severe if an Amazon delivery truck hits your car. Amazon drivers work under pressure and have time deadlines to get a large number of packages delivered. As a result, they may cut corners, speed, make turns and back up too quickly, or rush to beat a light, causing a serious crash. Accidents with Amazon delivery trucks are increasing, and victims may be left […]
  • Can you sue a trucking company after an accident?
    In Truck Accidents
    In the days and weeks after a truck accident – as medical bills mount and wages dwindle – you may be wondering, “Can you sue a trucking company after an accident?” The answer, in many cases, is yes, you can. Of course, every situation depends on the facts at hand, but if your attorney can prove that a trucking company was negligent in its vehicle maintenance, driver training, or route scheduling, the company can be held liable for your […]
  • Who Can be Held Liable for a Truck AccidentWho Can be Held Liable for a Truck Accident
    In Truck Accidents
    A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help Prove Liability Trucks can be massive, heavy, and difficult to steer and maneuver, and smaller vehicles are no match for them in a crash. Victims of truck accidents can be left with devastating and life-changing injuries that can include brain and spinal cord damage, paralysis, and amputations. Survivors often face long, painful recoveries that require expensive rehabilitation and continuing care, and […]