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What To Do When a Truckin…

What To Do When a Trucking Accident Causes Wrongful Death

When a commercial vehicle like a semi-truck, 18-wheeler, or large flatbed collides with a passenger car, the results can be catastrophic. When someone is killed because the driver of a commercial vehicle was negligent, the family of the deceased driv… Read More
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Using Electronic Logging…

Using Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Information to Win Your Trucking Case

A trucking accident can be terrifying. Commercial vehicles like semi-trucks and tractor-trailers can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. When a large commercial vehicle collides with a car, the results are often catastrophic. Because the trucking industr… Read More
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Using Industry Standards…

Using Industry Standards to Hold Trucking Companies Liable

Driving a big-rig is nothing like driving a car. Of course, the general rules relating to driving a truck are similar to those that govern people driving a car. But truck accidents are different from car crashes in several important respects. First,… Read More
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The Importance of Identifying All the Defendants in an Ohio Truck Accident Case

If you or someone you care about was catastrophically injured in a trucking accident, your life has probably been turned upside. You may be looking for answers and want to hold the driver who caused the accident responsible. Crashes involving semi-tr… Read More
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Punitive Damages in an Ohio Trucking Accident

Trucking accidents can result in catastrophic injuries. If you or someone you care about was injured in an Ohio truck accident, you may be able to file a lawsuit to obtain compensation for economic and non-economic losses that result from those injur… Read More
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FMCSA to Review Hours of Service Regulations

Driver fatigue is a factor in over 100,000 traffic accidents every year. When those accidents involve 18-wheelers and other large commercial vehicles, they can lead to catastrophic injuries. Read More
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Trucker Shortage Makes Driving Hazardous

Truck drivers’ wages have been steadily increasing, and it appears this trend will continue through 2019. Nevertheless, the trucking industry continues to face a shortage of drivers. This is in part due to the fact that truck drivers often work lon… Read More
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Truck Accidents in Bad Weather

When winter hits, or when summer downpours occur, driving in Northeast Ohio can become difficult. This is especially true for people who drive large commercial vehicles like semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, buses, and heavy construction equipment. Read More
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What Is an Accident Reconstructionist and Why It’s Important in a Trucking Accident Case

In an automobile accident or trucking accident case, any of the parties to a lawsuit may wish to hire an accident reconstructionist to testify as an expert in the case. If an accident has occurred and serious injuries have resulted, it is best to hir… Read More
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​Fatal Trucking Accidents Increasing in Ohio

Despite advancements in trucking safety and a decline in fatal trucking accidents nationwide, fatal trucking accidents in Ohio have increased for the fifth year in a row. Unfortunately, while truck companies and drivers are required to follow the Fed… Read More
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