Trucking Accidents

Trucking Accidents in California: Recent Statistics

Are you curious as to which measures are being taken to prevent trucking accidents in California? While both the state and trucking companies have mandated various efforts, recent truck accident statistics show that accidents are still occurring frequently — and nearly always with disastrous results. As experienced California truck accident attorneys, the firm of Garcia…

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Handling a Tour Bus Accident

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Handling a Tour Bus Accident With spring only a few months away, tourist season is steadily approaching.  Embarking on a tour bus trip is an adventure sought out by many Americans, and usually proves to be a safe and enjoyable means of seeing the country. Unfortunately, tour bus accidents do occur, and the resulting damage…

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Determining Fault in a Commercial Trucking Accident

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Who’s at Fault in a Commercial Trucking Accident? Do you know how a commercial trucking accident differs from a car accident? Clearly, the most devastating difference is the increase in damage and fatal injury. A larger vehicle is naturally subject to create more destruction. Less obvious, however, is the assignment of fault. Responsibility can be…

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Trucking Industry Trying to Avoid Responsibility By Calling for Tort Reform

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The trucking industry is trying to convince the American public through the use of a propaganda campaign, that purports to use polls and research, that it should not be held responsible for trucking accidents. In “Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry- 2011,” a report released by The American Transportation Research Institute, tort reform is called…

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What to Do If You have a Truck Accident

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An accident with a big-rig, semi-truck, or other large truck can turn your life every which way to wrong. Often drivers who are in a truck accident will suffer serious personal injuries or worse due to the sheer size of the truck causing extreme damage. In those cases, just getting emergency medical treatment and being…

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Trucking Industry Lobbies Harder for Dangerous Trucking Legislation

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The American Trucking Associations spent nearly $400,000 lobbying the United States federal government from April 2011 to June 2011. Increasing its three-month lobbying budget by nearly $100,000, the ATA used its considerable bulk to pressure the federal government to support unsafe, and even deadly, trucking legislation that as an experienced truck accident attorney I believe…

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