November 2, 2018

What Determines Who is at Fault in a Car, Truck, Motorcycle, or Bicycle Accident?

The party at fault in a car, truck, motorcycle or bicycle accident is the party who has generally have acted negligently, carelessly or willfully ignored traffic laws. Laws ensure that those negligent persons are held responsible and that the injured parties are awarded damages. How Exactly Do These Laws Work? Here are some tips on…

October 12, 2018

Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Large Truck Injuries

Tractor-trailers can weigh anywhere from 10,000 to 80,000 pounds and are typically carrying heavy cargo loads of things like gravel, logs, bricks, lumber, or other building products. Therefore, tractor-trailer accidents result in some of the most serious injuries and a large number of deaths. The Federal Care Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimates that approximately half…

September 26, 2018

Steps to Take If You Have Been Injured in a Trucking Accident

One of the most devastating accidents on the highway is an accident where a car is in an accident with a heavy truck – an 18-wheeler or other tractor-trailer. The costs of the accidents can be very high – property damage is usually greater, injuries are more likely to be more severe, and fatalities are…

August 16, 2018

Dump Truck in Multi-Car Crash Had a History of Safety Violations

A serious accident in Texas involving a dump truck, three passenger cars, and an 18-wheeler left multiple people injured. It happened after the driver of the dump truck lost control of the vehicle and had to jump out of the truck just before it crashed into three other vehicles. One of the vehicles involved in…

November 9, 2015

How a Rhode Island Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help You

Truck accidents, especially those between big rigs or tractor-trailers and smaller passenger vehicles often cause devastating injuries. We see that while the truck driver remains unharmed, the occupants of the smaller passenger vehicles suffer catastrophic or even fatal injuries. This is primarily because of the size and weight of these trucks. A large, commercial truck…