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Colorado Named One Of The Most Dangerous States For Truck Driving

Were You Injured in an Accident Involving a Semi-Truck? Contact Our Colorado Springs Truck Accident Lawyers According to American Trucking Associations (ATA), “Trucks move roughly 71% of the nation’s freight by weight.” Semi-trucks are an essential asset to our economy because they help keep it operating by moving consumer goods and other products. However, these trucks have also caused life-altering …

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Colorado Vehicle Accident Report: December 2018

According to Driver Knowledge, “Around 2 million drivers in car accidents experience permanent injuries every year.” Motor vehicle accidents have taken countless lives and left innocent people with permanent injuries. In Pueblo, Colorado, it’s essential to know about the collisions that occur within the community to ensure you use extra caution in potentially dangerous areas. If you or a loved …

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What Are The Stages Of A Truck Accident Lawsuit?

By: Peter N. Davis, Esq., Peter N. Davis & Associates Truck accidents are absolutely devastating. When a semi-truck has a fully loaded trailer, it can weigh up to 85,000 pounds. A passenger vehicle generally weighs only around 5,000 pounds. These accidents can cause permanent, serious damage and even death. If you’re thinking about hiring a truck accident attorney to help …

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The Most Common Truck Accident Causes

Author: Blaine Barrilleaux, Esq. Truck accidents account for a very small portion of the total motor vehicle accidents on the highway—only around 3%, in fact. However, they’re also growing by about 1% every year. That means there are 20% more truck accidents now than there were 20 years ago. Over 140,000 people are seriously injured across the country in these …

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Semi Truck Accidents: How Fault Is Determined

The damages from accidents involving big rigs are often utterly catastrophic. The reasons for this probably aren’t surprising: large trucks have a great deal more mass, bulk and size, and thus are capable of doing a lot more harm than smaller cars. What’s worse is that the numbers of truck accidents seem to be increasing, rather than decreasing, and many …

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What If A Brake Failure Causes A Truck Accident?

Nearly a third of large truck accidents are caused by some kind of brake malfunction. It stands to reason, then, that if you’re involved in a trucking accident, the first place to look for a cause is the truck’s braking system and brake maintenance history. Unlike auto accidents involving two privately owned vehicles, trucking accidents are more complicated to deal …

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What A Lawyer Can Do For You After A Big Truck Accident

Being in any car accident is a traumatic experience, but when the damage comes from a large truck, it is far worse. The sheer size of the vehicle means that trucking accidents are much worse than other kinds of car accidents. Even worse, there are so many parties involved that it can sometimes be hard to face down those responsible …