Three Common Types Of Truck Accidents And How To Prevent Them
27 January 2018
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 500,000 truck accidents happen every year. And each year, this type of accident is fatal for about 5,000 people. While not all of these accidents are the fault the truck driver, there are many things a truck driver can do to prevent accidents from happening.
Here are three common types of truck accidents and how to prevent them.
When a large truck goes into a skid with a trailer attached, the trailer can swing out and form a 90-degree angle with the cab of the truck.
Three Tests You Shouldn't Deny After An Accident
20 December 2017
If you have been involved in any type of accident whether it be a car accident or a slip and fall accident, you should definitely follow up with your doctor right away, especially if the accident was not your fault. Even if you feel fine, this is important because if you decide to sue in the future for injuries, it's difficult to prove that your injuries are a result of the accident if you did not see your doctor right away.
Avoiding A Truck Accident During "Delivery Season" This Year
5 December 2017
For most people, this is the holiday season. For truck drivers everywhere, this time of year is better described as "delivery season."
This past Cyber Monday, the first Monday following Thanksgiving, was the biggest online shopping day in the history of the United States. And a lot of online shopping means one thing in particular: a lot of packages that need to be delivered. That's putting delivery truck drivers in overtime, pushing them to their limits to get their jobs done -- which may make it more dangerous for others on the road.
Why You May Have To Go After An Injury Defendant's Personal Assets Even If They Have Insurance Coverage
13 November 2017
Insurance coverage is the premier source of funds for settling personal injury cases. This is why one of the first things injury victims do is to confirm whether those who are liable for their injuries have insurance coverage. Unfortunately, there are cases in which a defendant's insurance coverage might not pay for your damages, and you will have to go after the defendant's personal assets. Here are examples of such cases: