Category : Trucking Accidents

Trucking Accidents

T-Bone Truck Accidents

Frank Fernandez
T-bone truck accidents are one of the most hazardous crashes on our roads. Any collision can be dangerous, but the nature of T-bone crashes heightens the risk of severe injuries, especially on the smaller vehicle’s occupants. As the name suggests, a T-bone accident, also known as a side-impact truck collision, involves a crash whereby one vehicle’s front end rams into the side of another. A truck may hit a car on the side, or the...
Trucking Accidents

Dangerous Tanker Truck Accidents Lead to Severe Injuries

Frank Fernandez
Tanker trucks transport various substances across the nation. In general, trucks cause greater bodily injury and property damage when an accident occurs. High-speed truck accidents also have an increased chance of causing fatalities. Tanker truck accidents have an added element of danger because of their cargo. Many tanker trucks carry hazardous substances, such as gasoline, kerosene, and oil. A traffic accident can ignite these substances in seconds, causing devastating injuries and making tanker truck accidents...
Trucking Accidents

How Will My Family Be Taken Care of in the Event of an Accident With a Truck?

Frank Fernandez
Truck accidents often cause severe and catastrophic injuries, which means that the accident victim might not work for months, if ever. The biggest worry of a truck accident victim, other than recovering, is how they will take care of the family. If the truck accident was not your fault, you could recover damages to help pay medical bills and support your family. Whether you settle or litigate your case depends on several factors, including the...
Trucking Accidents

The Unique Hazards Presented by Tow Trucks

Frank Fernandez
Cities with larger populations often experience traffic congestion. With traffic congestion comes the inevitable issues of accidents and broken down vehicles, along with the appearance of tow trucks on the roadside as they clear disabled vehicles so that traffic can begin flowing again. Unfortunately, the tow trucks themselves present unique hazards that can create additional accidents and risk of injury or death not only for the tow truck driver but for other roadway users as...
Trucking Accidents

Do You Have Questions About Your Semi-Truck Accident?

Frank Fernandez
We May Have Answers For You Semi-truck drivers face the risk of sustaining injuries in an accident every time they hit the road. When semi-trucks hit other drivers or pedestrians like you, devastating injuries can change your life forever. What should you do if you sustain injuries in a semi-truck accident in Tampa, Florida? Numerous different types of injuries can result in these accidents. Let’s take a look at what to do next if facing...
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...