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Trucking Accidents

Types of Truck Accidents

Frank Fernandez
Trucks are the backbone of America. They bring a lot of what you need to survive to stores in your city. They are essential to society’s survival. However, with so many trucks on the roads, there are bound to be accidents. Because of the size and weight of these trucks, accidents are often catastrophic or fatal, especially if the truck driver or the trucking company engages in negligent behavior. Big Trucks that Can Cause Catastrophic...
Trucking Accidents

Head-On Truck Collisions

Frank Fernandez
They’re two of the most deadly collisions: a head-on crash and an accident involving a semi-truck. When these two accidents combine, however, a far greater risk of catastrophic injury and death results. If you lost a loved one or suffered injuries in a head-on accident with a commercial truck, an experienced truck accident attorney can seek compensation for the extraordinary financial and psychological impacts of the experience. The Dangers of Truck Accidents More than 4,000...
Trucking Accidents

Truck Driver Fatigue Leads to Dangerous Accidents

Frank Fernandez
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates approximately 100,000 traffic accidents occur each year because of fatigued drivers, leading to tens of thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths. A portion of these injuries and deaths occur because of truck driver fatigue. Fatigue refers to a condition resulting from physical or mental exertion that impairs a person’s performance and productivity. Truckers are especially prone to fatigue. In fact, a large study performed by the...
Trucking Accidents

The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

Frank Fernandez
Each year in the United States, around 4,000 people die in accidents involving commercial trucks, and many thousands more suffer serious, life-altering injuries. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal agency tasked with overseeing the nation’s trucking industry, 13 percent of the truck drivers involved in motor vehicle accidents report suffering from fatigue at the time of the crash. If you have suffered an injury in an accident caused by truck...
Trucking Accidents

Tampa Truck Accidents

Mark Hickey
If you watch the local news, you’ve probably noticed how frequently semis are involved in accidents. Whether the semi hits a stationary object and causes property damage or crashes with other cars or commercial trucks on the road, the damage that ensues can be devastating. If you’ve suffered a loss as the result of a semi accident in the Tampa or surrounding area, contact an experienced attorney who specializes in commercial truck accidents and who...