Category Archives: Truck Accident

When truck accidents are not fatal, victims are left with catastrophic injuries. Truck accident victims and their families may have legal options.

Is It Safe for Cars to Share the Road with 18 Wheelers?

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Can 18 wheelers safely share the road with cars and smaller trucks? A minivan and a tractor trailer truck collided on Interstate 78 near Union, New Jersey recently. The incident resulted in one death. The fatal truck crash happened around… Read More »

Did a Trucker Fall Asleep Prior to a New Jersey Truck Accident?

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The South Brunswick Patch recently reported on a New Jersey truck accident where the trucker involved fell asleep behind the wheel prior to the wreck. Reportedly, the incident happened in South Brunswick on Rt. 522 at the Stouts Lane intersection…. Read More »

How Would You Solve Fatigued Driving in the Commercial Trucking Industry?

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In 2014, comedian Tracy Morgan’s limousine was slammed into by a Walmart truck driver on the New Jersey Turnpike. The truck driver had been awake for more than 24 hours. Tracy Morgan suffered a traumatic brain injury, and spent more… Read More »

What Types of Records are Important in a Truck Accident Case?

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There are several ways commercial trucking companies may cause accidents. They might hire unsafe drivers, neglect routine maintenance or ignore other regulations. There may be a documented history of unsafe practices that can become useful evidence in a truck accident… Read More »

Should Commercial Truckers Undergo Sleep Apnea Screening?

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Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that can significantly increase the risk of causing an auto accident. Among those millions are commercial drivers operating big rigs, buses and other large vehicles. Sleep apnea can be screened for… Read More »

The New Device That Will Make Proving Fault in Truck Accidents Easier

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Fatigued driving is one of the primary causes of truck accidents nationwide. In many cases, truckers exceed the time they are allowed to drive under hours of service rules. Hours of service rules are federal regulations that dictate how long… Read More »

Five Things You Probably Never Knew About Truck Accidents

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According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, more than 333,000 truck-related collisions were reported last year alone. Semi-trucks regularly weigh between 15,000 and 20,000 pounds. This is why it takes trucks three times longer to come to a… Read More »

Responsible Parties in Truck Accidents

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Truck accidents in New Jersey and across the U.S. are grim realities. The features of an 18-wheeler and its massive size typically lead to devastation when these semis are involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle. But, when these… Read More »

What To Do When You Are in a Trucking Accident

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If you are involved in an accident with a semi, 18-wheeler, tractor-trailer or other large truck, your first concern should be the safety and physical condition of your passengers and yourself. These accidents are usually very serious and often even… Read More »

Suing a Commercial Truck Company for Your Accident

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident that resulted in injury or death, you have the legal right to pursue monetary compensation for your damages and losses. These types of lawsuits are typically extremely… Read More »