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semi truck insurance company
October 16, 2023

What should I do if the trucking company contacts me after the accident?

The aftermath of a truck accident can be a devastating, confusing time – especially if you’ve suffered a severe injury. Unfortunately, that won’t stop the […]

Langdon Emison
what disqualifies you from being a truck driver
April 24, 2023

Medical conditions that disqualify people from being truck drivers

What disqualifies you from being a truck driver? Several medical conditions can play a crucial role in determining a person’s eligibility to drive an 80,000-pound […]

Langdon Emison
February 3, 2022

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 […]

Langdon Emison
truck driver negligent hiring
December 17, 2021

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, […]

Langdon Emison
what percentage of accidents are caused by trucks
November 26, 2021

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 […]

Langdon Emison
accident with a mail truck
August 15, 2021

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 […]

Langdon Emison
A red tractor-trailer coasts down the highway
July 11, 2021

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, […]

Langdon Emison
Fifth wheel RV overturned on highway
April 30, 2021

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 […]

Langdon Emison
Car involved in a front underride accident with a semi-truck
April 8, 2021

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 […]

Langdon Emison
February 10, 2020

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.

David Brose
November 20, 2019

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.

David Brose
October 28, 2019

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…

David Brose