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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 h… Read More
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Roadside Memorials Due to Fatal Trucking Accidents

​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 F… Read More
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Cargo Falling Off a Truck

Accidents Caused by Failure to Secure Cargo on a Truck

Semi-trucks, truck drivers, and the companies that operate them play an important role in our economy, transporting goods and other products across the country and around the city. However, when semi-trucks cause a car accident, the results can be di… Read More
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Trucking Safety Consultant Using Tablet

Holding a Trucking Safety Consultant Liable for Truck Accident Injuries

If you were injured or someone you love was killed in a trucking accident, it’s important that you hire a skilled and experienced Ohio trucking accident attorney to hold the responsible parties liable. The first order of business is to hire a la… Read More
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Cars on Road after Truck Crash

Holding Brokers and Shippers Liable in Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents are often severe and lead to broken bones, internal injuries and, in severe cases, even death. People who have been involved in an accident with an 18 wheeler, tractor trailer, construction vehicle, or some other large commercial… Read More
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Truck crashed on side of highway

Common Violations of Trucking Regulations

The US government’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) were established in 2000 to regulate the trucking industry and improve vehicle safety around the country. The FMCSR have the force of law, and govern all trucking companies and… Read More
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Semi Truck After Crash

Five Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

Commercial trucks like big rigs, 18-wheelers, construction vehicles, semi-trucks, and tractor-trailers are a common sight on our roads and highways, and the role they play in transporting goods is vital to our economy. However, due to their size and… Read More
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Semi Truck on Highway

How Many People Are Killed in Trucking Accidents?

When a truck and a car collide, the vehicle occupants are the more likely of the two to be injured or killed. Semi-trucks and tractor trailers are 20-30 times heavier than a passenger vehicle. When a vehicle that size collides with a passenger car, t… Read More
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Wrecked Car that was Hit by Semi Truck

Hit by a Semi-Truck: Factors that Influence Your Compensation for a Trucking Accident

Before discussing compensation for a trucking accident, it’s important to recognize that a collision with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle is very different from a crash with a car, motorcycle, or pickup truck. First, after an acciden… Read More
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New Mobile Phone Restriction Rule For Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has mobile phone restrictions and tough rules for distracted driving, cell phone use and prohibitions of text messaging while driving. The fines and penalties for violators of the rule are serio… Read More
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