Archives

What to Do If You have a Truck Accident

Archives, Trucking Accidents

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…

Continue Reading

Trucking Industry Lobbies Harder for Dangerous Trucking Legislation

Archives, Trucking Accidents

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…

Continue Reading

Truck driver dies in 3-vehicle accident

Archives, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

An early morning Saturday accident killed a semi tractor-trailer driver from Lakeland, according to Florida Highway Patrol.  The semi driver was traveling west on SR60; there was also a minivan traveling close by.  Both vehicles were approached by a pick-up truck traveling east. According to FHP reports, the 47-year old semi driver drove into the…

Continue Reading

Tractor-trailer in accident with bus

Archives, Trucking Accidents

A Miami-Date transit bus was making a stop in Hialeah when a semi-tractor trailer hit it from behind, injuring eight people. The eight people were taken to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries; the bus only sustained minor injuries as well. Hialeah police are investigating to determine why the semi bumped the bus.

Continue Reading

Semi-truck accident knocks down power lines

Archives, Trucking Accidents

Over 100 residents in Macon, Georgia were without power the other night when a semi-trailer truck got tangled on some electrical power lines and pulled them down, cutting off the power in the neighborhood for several hours.  Once the driver realized what had happened, he stopped the truck. The truck had a logo of a…

Continue Reading
Page 1 of 212