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Truck is moving fast on mountain highway under sunset

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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Side view of a semi-truck speeding down the highway with dark clouds

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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Accident Reconstructionist's Semi Truck Diagram

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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