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Improperly Parked Trucks: A Common Hazard on American Roadways
We have seen in our practice the accident report on a wreck with a truck may not provide an accurate picture of what caused […]
Truck Driver Negligent Hiring: A Deadly Issue
Would you feel comfortable driving a gargantuan truck measuring 70 feet, weighing 80,000 pounds, where you are sitting 10 feet above everyone else? Probably not, […]
What percentage of accidents are caused by trucks?
Of the 6,756,000 motor vehicle crashes reported in 2019, over 164,000 involved large trucks. Furthermore, in 2019, 97% of the people killed in accidents involving […]
Injured in an Accident With a Mail Truck? You Have Options.
If you were injured in an accident involving a United States Postal Service mail truck, you might assume that you’re out of options. It must […]
The Recent Growth of E-Commerce and its Effect on the Trucking Industry
Thanks to its convenience and accessibility, e-commerce’s boom over the past few decades has changed many facets of life, including the way we shop, spend, […]
Trucking Accidents: How to Avoid Them
Accidents involving commercial trucks are especially dangerous and unfortunately happen with alarming regularity. When trucks that weigh up to 80,000 pounds collide with other vehicles […]
Bipartisanship Legislation Seeks to Protect Drivers from Deadly Underride Accidents
In early March, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representatives Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) reintroduced the Stop Underrides […]
Litigation Tips Related to Truck Driver Fatigue
Langdon & Emison continues to represent clients nationwide in truck accident cases. This blog post looks at a few key principles in your truck accident case, particularly related to driver fatigue.
Dangerously Parked Trucks Lead to Increased Collisions on the Road
Sometimes trucks can pose a threat to other drivers even when they’re not in motion. Read this blog post to hear about how one case of ours served as an unfortunate example of how dangerous trucks can be when they’re improperly parked.
AAJ Supports Legislation to Update Insurance Trucking Minimums for Wreck Victims
More analysis from L&E attorney David Brose on the latest in truck litigation; the AAJ supports new regulations proposed…
Reports Show that Safety Checks are Rarely Conducted on Hazardous Materials Shipments
New data shows that truck companies are rarely doing the safety checks they are supposed to.
Identifying Tire Defects in Catastrophic Accidents
Every vehicle accident resulting in catastrophic injury or death should be screened for tire defects as a potential cause of the accident or source of recovery. Defects that can cause a tire to fail may not always be apparent.