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Boynton Beach, FL - Axel Ortiz Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-95

Boynton Beach, FL – Axel Ortiz Killed in Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-95

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Boynton Beach, FL (November 21, 2020) – Police and rescue crews responded to the scene of a fatal crash in Boynton Beach on Wednesday, November 18th. The crash took place just after 1:30 p.m. According to reports from the scene, a 33-year-old man, later identified as Axel E. Duarte Ortiz, was traveling in the southbound… Read More »

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Hialeah, FL - One Seriously Hurt in Tractor-Trailer Crash on Okeechobee Rd.

Hialeah, FL – One Seriously Hurt in Tractor-Trailer Crash on Okeechobee Rd.

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Hialeah, FL (November 14, 2020) – Police in Hialeah were called to the scene of a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer on Wednesday. The accident was first reported around 3:00 p.m. along Okeechobee Road near West Third Avenue. The Hialeah Police and Fire Rescue were among the first responders that arrived at the scene. According… Read More »

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Can Trucking Companies be Held Liable for their Negligent Hiring Practices?

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When a motorist is involved in a typical car accident with a negligent driver, that driver can usually be held liable for the collision, as well as any resulting damages. Things are not quite as simple for motorists who are involved in accidents with negligent truck drivers, as the driver him or herself may… Read More »

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Preserving Evidence After a Truck Accident

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While the increasing number of semi-trucks on the road may be necessary to ensure that consumer goods are transported across the country as quickly as possible, it also means that drivers of passenger sized vehicles are more at risk of being injured in a collision. Unfortunately, collisions between standard passenger vehicles and commercial trucks… Read More »

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Flatbed Truck Accidents in Florida

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According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 107,000 large trucks were involved in injury crashes in 2017 alone, while an additional 363,000 contributed in some way to property damage only collisions. While some of these crashes involved semi-trucks, waste removal trucks, and tanker trucks, all of which pose a risk to motorists… Read More »

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Why are Truck Accidents so Dangerous?

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Although the trucking industry has proven essential to the proper functioning of the nation’s economy, the unfortunate truth is that the commercial trucks used to transport goods across the country are perhaps the most dangerous types of vehicles on the road. Although many people assume that the dangers posed by these vehicles can be… Read More »

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Filing a Tanker Truck Accident Injury Claim

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Collisions with any large commercial vehicle tend to be serious. However, accidents involving tanker trucks are notorious for having especially devastating consequences, as many of these trucks carry hazardous and extremely dangerous chemicals that could spill onto the road after a significant impact. Determining liability for tanker truck accidents can be difficult, as a… Read More »

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Commercial Truck Accidents Caused by Mechanical Failure

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Collisions with big rigs and other commercial vehicles are some of the most devastating types of accidents in which a driver can be involved. Like crashes involving only smaller vehicles, collisions with commercial vehicles can occur for a number of reasons, including distracted driving, falling asleep at the wheel, or failing to abide by… Read More »

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The Dangers of Wide Right Turn Truck Accidents

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Truck accidents of any type tend to have devastating consequences simply because of the weight and overall size of commercial vehicles. Some of the most commonly reported kinds of truck accidents, however, occur when a truck driver makes a wide right turn. Negligence when making these types of turns is dangerous, as it can… Read More »

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Legal Remedies for Jackknife Accidents

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Most jackknife accidents occur because of a defect in the road, poor weather, or a blown tire. However, these are not the only causes of these accidents, which can also be attributed to driver error, or even another motorist’s negligence. This can make determining who is responsible for an accident extremely difficult, which in… Read More »

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