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7 Things You Need to Know If You Have Been in a Truck Accident

Mar 13, 2017 | Under Truck Accidents | Posted by | 0 Comments
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There is a study confirming that trucks are a significant cause of severe accidents. In the United States, trucks are responsible for 4,500 deaths per year. Anyone who has been involved in a truck accident knows that it can cause huge losses in productivity, property and personal injury. So what does this mean for you? If you have been recently involved in a truck accident, there are things you should know to claim compensation for your injuries. You should also consider consulting with a personal injury lawyer who can review the details of your accident and help you determine if you have cause to file a claim. 7 Things to Know […]

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Tracy Morgan’s Trucking Accident Highlights Commercial Truck Dangers

Jan 21, 2015 | Under Truck Accidents | Posted by | 0 Comments
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This past June, Tracy Morgan was seriously injured in a trucking accident when his limo was rear-ended by a fatigued Wal-Mart truck driver on the New Jersey Turnpike. After leaving the hospital following the collision, comedian Tracy Morgan was moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery. Morgan remained at the rehabilitation center for more than six weeks with a broken nose, broken leg, broken ribs and brain injury. During that time, Morgan underwent cognitive rehabilitation, speech rehabilitation, and physical rehabilitation. Yet his lawyer and his friends have said that Morgan will likely never be the same after his traumatic brain injury. Back at home, Morgan continued his aggressive […]

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Top Truck Driver Distractions—Could They Get You Killed?

Dec 16, 2014 | Under Truck Accidents | Posted by | 0 Comments
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All drivers are subject to distractions, and, in fact, research indicates that between 25% and 50% of all motor vehicle crashes in America are due to driver distraction. Texting is the most dangerous of all distractions, followed by—surprisingly—rubbernecking. Other common driver distractions, for truckers and all drivers include driver fatigue, fiddling with the radio or GPS, giving your attention to passengers or children, reading maps or other documents, cell phone use, and even looking at scenery or daydreaming. Truck Driver Fatigue—A Deadly Distraction? Fatigue may well be the most dangerous truck driver distraction, as evidenced by the recent collision concerning comedian Tracy Morgan. Prosecutors in the case say the Walmart […]

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26% of Commercial Trucking Accidents Caused by Defective Brakes

May 28, 2014 | Under Truck Accidents | Posted by | 0 Comments
truck accident attorneyEach year, thousands of commercial trucking accidents take place. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 113,775 accidents involved large trucks in 2011 alone. Out of those accidents, 3,661 lives were lost. Often times, catastrophic trucking accidents occur by no fault of the truck driver, but by unseen vehicle failures, such as defective breaks. A FMSCA study performed over a 3-year period concluded that in 26 percent of trucking accidents, defective brakes were to blame. When trucking accidents do occur, the sheer size and weight of these commercial trucks often result in horrific injuries and fatalities. Back and spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, broken […]

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Obtaining the Black Box Data After a Miami Trucking Accident

May 13, 2014 | Under Truck Accidents | Posted by | 0 Comments
truck accident lawyer miamiWith thousands of people involved and injured in commercial trucking accidents each year, it is crucial that the information on the black box be obtained. The black box, or Electronic Control Module (ECM) in a commercial truck is very similar to that of a commercial airliner. It records all information regarding how the truck was operated. Information such as engine and vehicle speed, seat-belt usage, brake applications, throttles position, and air bag performance is all recorded and stored in the black box. This information is an extremely important device in a catastrophic trucking accident, especially when trying to prove truck driver negligence. Attorneys often use the information contained in the […]

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FLORIDA VICTIMS COMPENSATION

The laws and statues that govern Florida, protect the rights of people who are injured or wrongfully die due to the negligence of another and allow for just compensation.

FLORIDA COURTS

The court system at all levels guarantees that everyone gets due process and an opportunity to be heard, in an impartial and fair setting.

FLORIDA STATUES & RULES

There are rules that dictate how civil procedure is to be conducted and evidence is to introduced. Lawyers and the courts are governed and strictly abide by these rules, If they do not there is an appellate review process in place.

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