5 Common Myths About Truck Accidents in St Louis

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Sorting facts from fiction after a truck accident can be challenging. Truck accident myths may even discourage you from pursuing compensation. What’s more, they can lead to actions or decisions that may delay or reduce your compensation. Let’s discuss five common truck accident myths and the truth about each of them. 1. Truck Drivers Are Always … Read more

The Dangers of an Overloaded Tractor Trailer

If you have been involved in an accident involving a tractor-trailer, every aspect of the accident must be examined closely to assign blame and effectively demand compensation. Companies of all sizes depend on commercial trucks to move their products around the country. Unfortunately, when these trucks are overloaded and used improperly, they can be extremely … Read more

What are some of the Most Common Reasons Why Tractor Trailer Accidents Occur?

For more than 25 years we have been helping accident victims receive the benefits they need and deserve. Each year thousands of people die in accidents involving tractor trailers. A majority of the victims are people in passenger vehicles in which they are not equipped to withstand that type of collision. When a tractor trailer … Read more

When Trucking Company Negligence Leads to a Truck Accident

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A trucking company may be held legally liable for the accidents, injuries, and costs that result from engaging in any of these acts. Each year there are more than 5,000 fatalities as a result of truck accidents. In addition, 150,000 people are seriously injured. A negligent trucking company is often to blame for causing the … Read more

What Makes a Collision with a Large Truck Different?

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Large commercial trucks make up only 3% of the vehicles occupying U.S. roadways, but accidents with them are the cause of 12% of highway fatalities. Consider the weight and size of an 18 wheeler and how much time it takes for them to come to a stop compared with a typical passenger car. Since large … Read more

Increasing Number of Missouri Big Rig Accidents

From 2010 to 2011 the number of deaths from big rig accidents on Missouri roads has been increasing.   While 2010 saw 105 deaths from commercial truck accidents, in 2011 the number was increased to 120. The trucking industry in the U.S. is huge and Missouri sees a lot of those semis and big rigs … Read more