18-wheeler truck accidents cause many types of accident-related injuries. Some of these accident injuries can result in death. The most common types of truck injuries include: Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) – Traumatic brain injuries are one of the most severe types of injuries that someone can sustain in an accident. There are … [Read more...] about The Type Trucking Accident Injuries
Drowsy Commercial Truck Drivers Cause Serious Accidents Resulting in Injuries and Fatalities It is never safe to drive a vehicle when you feel tired or drowsy. However, a sleepy truck driver who is driving a tractor-trailer that weighs as much as 75,000 pounds presents a deadly threat to other motorists. Fatigued truckers … [Read more...] about Truck Accidents Caused by Drowsy Drivers
Trucking accidents are often devastating accidents that lead to severe injuries and fatalities. In fact, commercial truck accidents are the most dangerous type of accidents that happen on United States roadways. When an accident victim or the family of a victim pursues a personal injury lawsuit, wrongful death action, or an insurance … [Read more...] about Truck Accident Reconstruction in Truck Accident Cases
Tractor trailers are designed to be driven frequently, for long distances. However, the safe operation of a tractor trailer involves regular checks of all parts of the tractor and the trailer, to ensure that all of the parts are in good working order. Many parts must be replaced on a fairly regular basis, and just like any other … [Read more...] about Mechanical Defects Can Cause Trucking Accidents
If you have been injured in a trucking accident, you may wonder who, exactly, can be held responsible for your damages. Should you sue the truck driver? What about the trucking company? Is there anyone else who could potentially be on the hook for the damages that you sustained? When a tractor-trailer collides with another vehicle, … [Read more...] about Who is Responsible for Damages in a Trucking Accident?