Why Are Truck Accident Cases So Complicated?

St. Louis Truck Accident Lawyer

The insurance comapny has enough money to do all they can to escape liability, meaning you are less likely to recover damages if the at-fault party is a commercial truck driver. According to the most recent statistics provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), more than 11,000,000 commercial trucks were operating on the … 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

Tractor Trailer Overturns, Catches Fire

Tractor Trailer Wreck

Tractor trailer accidents have the potential to cause much damage. Tuesday, February 25, in Kansas City, Missouri, a fiery single-vehicle semi truck crash thankfully resulted in no injuries. But for many drivers the commute was interrupted early Tuesday morning around 7 a.m. near Cambridge Circle by black smoke when the semi truck caught fire and … Read more

The Risk of Permanent Disability From Truck Accidents

Injuries from a serious truck accident

Being involved in any sort of auto accident can be a life altering event. One that causes a permanent disability will affect not just you, but your loved ones as well. Truck accidents are a major cause of permanent disability. The sheer size of an 18 wheeler makes a collision with one unimaginable. The injuries … Read more

What Makes a Collision with a Large Truck Different?

Catastrophic Injury Attorney

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

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving commercial trucks happen every day. This multi-billion dollar industry is good at transporting cargo from one place to another quickly and efficiently, but unfortunately in the process sometimes the hurry to get somewhere can cause an accident. These accidents can then result in catastrophic injuries and loss for those involved. Trucks are able … Read more