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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 …

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How Fault is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

Truck accidents are worse than most other forms of an accident a person can face. The sheer size and weight of the vehicle mean that when it impacts something smaller, the damage is far more extensive and catastrophic. It also generally means that the victim is dealing with big companies who are going to go to lengths to avoid fault …

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Non-Traditional Vehicle Driving Tips

A teenager who was test driving a go-cart in Monument was killed in a crash with a pickup truck. Although it can be fun to drive non-traditional vehicles, your safety as well as the legality of the vehicle should be a top priority, both in public and on your own land. Know the legality of your vehicle on public roadways. …

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Extreme Anxiety Can Dramatically Impair Your Driving

Driving is a dangerous activity requiring skill, mental focus, and judgment. However, extreme emotions interfere with this by distracting the mind. They impair clear thinking, quick decision-making, and judgment. Emotionally distracted people make mistakes such as locking themselves out of their homes and in cases of panic, failing to locate well-marked exits in burning buildings. While responsible drivers avoid drinking, …

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Hiring An Attorney Can Be Fuel For Your Case

If you have recently been involved in a semi-truck accident, you might be thinking about letting the insurance company handle it. However, even if it isn’t the compensation that you are worried about, it is still important to hire a semi-truck accident attorney to help you with your case. All accidents that occur on the road can be incredibly dangerous. However, due …