Category: Truck Accidents
May 29 / Truck Accidents
Do Semi-Truck Accidents Go to Trial in Indiana?
Being in an accident involving a semi-truck can be devastating. But it can also be terrifying. In some cases, these accidents can change the life of the innocent driver forever or end it. For those involved in this type of accident, it is always a good idea to get a team on your side that will fight for your settlement.
Do Semi-Truck Accidents Always Go to Trial?The short answer is no. These cases do not always go to tri
May 8 / Truck Accidents
What to Know About Commercial Truck Black Boxes
Being involved in a commercial truck accident in Indiana is a terrifying experience that can lead to catastrophic and even fatal injuries. Survivors may be left traumatized and facing long, painful recoveries that require expensive rehabilitation and continuing care, and medical bills mount up at a time they are unable to work. If you or a loved one has been injured or someone has died in a com
May 8 / Truck Accidents
What Should I Do If I Get Hit By a UPS Truck?
A UPS Truck Lawyer Can Advise You About Getting CompensationWe see them every day in Indiana — UPS trucks speeding along highways and racing up and down residential streets. UPS drivers are under enormous pressure to deliver packages and stay on schedule. This pressure can lead to careless and dangerous driving behaviors. Drivers may zoom along at unsafe speeds, try to make lights that are about to turn red, turn quickly
April 14 / Truck Accidents
Can A Black Box Help My Truck Accident Case in Indiana?
Truck accidents cause thousands of deaths every year. Even though there were fewer deaths in 2020 than 2019, almost 5,000 people still lost their lives. (FMCSA) Negligent truck drivers and their employers need to be held responsible for causing injury and death. One effective way to do this is by obta
February 1 / Truck Accidents
How Much Torque Does a Semi-Truck Have?
Semi-trucks are large vehicles with a great deal of power. They have a lot of horsepower and torque. In an accident, this matters a great deal. A smaller vehicle like a car or motorcycle stands no chance against these behemoths. Their significant power puts you and your passengers at a disadvantage on busy roads and highways.
Truck torque can vary significantly by truck size, engine, and brand. This article will help you un
January 26 / Truck Accidents
What to Do If an Amazon Truck Hits Your Car
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 victim
January 23 / Truck Accidents
Can you sue a trucking company after an accident?
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 lia
December 16 / Truck Accidents
Who Can be Held Liable for a Truck Accident
A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help Prove LiabilityTrucks 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 continuin
November 10 / 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 / 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