A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help Get You Compensation
If a United Parcel Service (UPS) truck hits your car, your best bet is to call 911, get medical attention, take photos and videos of the accident scene, get names and contact information from the driver and any witnesses, and contact a truck accident lawyer.
Truck accidents involving UPS and other delivery services have been increasing due to the increased number of
The Largest Trucking Companies Have Tremendous Power
Trucking companies play a major role in our economy, since the majority of essential goods in the U.S. are transported via trucks. This includes food, medicine, household goods, and equipment, so we rely and depend on these companies to get us what we need in a timely manner. In 2021, there have been many problems in the trucking industry, due to the shortage of drivers an
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 following maximum weights also […]
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 face the […]
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 pressured […]