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How Long Does It Take To Settle A Truck Accident Case?

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A collision between two passenger vehicles can be a harrowing experience. A crash involving a massive commercial vehicle and a passenger car can, however, be both a terrifying and potentially catastrophic experience. If the driver of the smaller car wasn’t at fault, then he or she could be entitled to compensation from the trucking… Read More »

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Unladen Trucks Are Still Dangerous

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Most people know the dangers of fully loaded semi-trucks, which can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds. Furthermore, the cargo these trucks carry is often dangerous, which is only one of the reasons why trucking accidents tend to be so devastating. It surprises many drivers, however, to learn that an empty, or unladen truck can… Read More »

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How Data From A Semi-Truck’s Black Box Could Affect Your Claim

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Most commercial vehicles are equipped with Event Data Recorders (EDRs), which are more commonly known as black boxes. These devices are integrated with a vehicle’s engine components and are designed to record a stream of data regarding the truck’s operations. This data can provide information that is crucial to determining the cause of a… Read More »

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The Dangers Of Truck Driver Fatigue

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Fatigue can impair a driver’s performance and ability to operate a vehicle safely, depleting attention spans, slowing reaction time, and causing poor decision making. While always risky, this can be especially dangerous for truck drivers, who need special training and skill to drive commercial vehicles. If you believe that a truck driver’s fatigue contributed… Read More »

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Tips For Avoiding Accidents When Sharing The Road With Commercial Vehicles

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Most of us have been forced to share the road with semi-trucks or other commercial vehicles at one point or another. While we may have gotten used to doing so, the reality is that these vehicles pose a much greater risk to us than do standard sized passenger cars. These trucks are, for instance,… Read More »

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Truck Accident Reconstruction Could Help Establish Negligence In Your Case

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Recovering compensation after a truck accident can be complicated, as it is not uncommon for more than one party to be at fault for the crash. An accident caused by defective brakes could, for instance, involve not only the negligence of the driver and the trucking company, but also the company responsible for manufacturing… Read More »

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3 Tips For Sharing The Road With Commercial Trucks

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While any type of car accident is dangerous for the parties involved, collisions between passenger sized vehicles and commercial trucks tend to have particularly devastating consequences for the occupants of smaller cars. For this reason, knowing how to drive safely when sharing the road with a semi-truck or other large commercial vehicle is critical… Read More »

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Boynton Beach, FL - Two Killed in Fatal Semi Crash on Florida’s Turnpike near 84 Mile Post

Boynton Beach, FL – Two Killed in Fatal Semi Crash on Florida’s Turnpike near 84 Mile Post

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Boynton Beach, FL (July 26, 2021) – A semi-truck crashed into a canal on Florida’s Turnpike in Boynton Beach on the afternoon of Thursday, July 22. As a result of the incident, two people lost their lives and a third sustained injuries, according to reports.  Sources state that two cars were driving slowly in… Read More »

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Davie, FL - Major Vehicle Crash with Tractor Trailer on Florida’s Turnpike near 145 Milepost

Davie, FL – Major Vehicle Crash with Tractor Trailer on Florida’s Turnpike near 145 Milepost

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Davie, FL (July 1, 2021) – A crash reported in Davie resulted in injuries. At approximately 11:25 a.m. on July 1, officials responded to the scene of an auto accident on Florida’s Turnpike. Reports provided by authorities show that a crash involving a tractor-trailer took place on Florida’s Turnpike near the 145 milepost due… Read More »

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NW Miami-Dade, FL - One Airlifted in Semi-Trailer Crash on Okeechobee Rd.

NW Miami-Dade, FL – One Airlifted in Semi-Trailer Crash on Okeechobee Rd.

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NW Miami-Dade, FL (June 27, 2021) – One person was taken to the hospital following a crash between two semi-trailers in Northwest Miami-Dade earlier this week. The crash occurred on Wednesday, June 23rd just after 2:50 p.m. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the area of Northwest 117th Avenue and West Okeechobee Roda following the… Read More »

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