Yearly Archives: 2010

School bus collision in Jacksonville

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It was reported that a man driving a Toyota crashed into the back of a school bus when it was stopped for student pickup, injuring an adult and two students.  A student getting on the bus was hit by the bus door when the impact occurred. The two students suffered minor injuries and were taken…

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Hiring an experienced truck accident attorney

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If you are involved in a truck accident, do not wait too long to hire an experienced Florida trucking attorney – evidence can disappear from the scene.  The longer you wait, the more your chances of a full recovery diminish.  An experienced trucking attorney will investigate through witness statements, photographs at the scene and protecting…

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18-wheeler statistics

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Florida highways and roads are filled with 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks.  They seem to be everywhere at any given moment.  Did you know that the most deadly type of accident you can be involved in is one with a big-rig, especially those pulling semi-trailers? According to the University of Michigan’s Center for National Truck…

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Truck Accident claims

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An accident involving a semi-truck in Florida can very well turn into a life-threatening experience.  It can render a victim with brain damage, spinal cord damage, paraplegia or death.  The medical expenses and/or future care can be extraordinary. If you or anyone you know are involved in an accident with a big-rig, consult with an…

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Tractor-trailer catches on fire in Lake Worth

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The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 were closed early the other morning when a passenger vehicle lost control and veered into the path of a tractor-trailer, causing the tractor-trailer to crash into a concrete wall and flip on its side.  The truck was carrying PVC piping, which spilled all over the road.  The impact caused…

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Fatal tractor-trailer accident in Bryceville

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U.S. Highway 301 was the scene of a fatal accident that killed a Jacksonville man early morning.  The 33-year old driver of a passenger vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered into an approaching tractor-trailer truck. The passenger vehicle caught fire, killing the driver.  The truck driver was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.  An…

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18-wheeler accident on Pensacola highway

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Interstate 10 in Pensacola was the scene of an 18-wheeler that burst into flames after the brakes apparently failed to operate.  The trailer was carrying thousands of pounds of shredded cheese being delivered to a Little Caesars Pizza Restaurant. As the truck driver approached Pensacola, he discovered that the trailer’s brakes were on fire; he…

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