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Brad Pistotnik has authored numerous articles on the law in the area of tractor-trailer accidents and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (FMCSR) of the Department of Transportation.

The Brad Pistotnik Law Firm has provided the following legal resources.

What types of damages can result from a vehicular accident? There is a large list of damages which can result from a vehicular accident. These include physical, mental, financial, and occupational losses. An individual behind the wheel of a vehicle could be following the rules of the road and…
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How essential is legal representation to fleet safety in Kansas?  Before you need representation in the case of an injury, legal assistance can help you take the right steps when it comes to ensuring your fleet of vehicles is in full compliance with the law. According to  Kansas motor vehicle…
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What is a jackknife accident, and what should I do if I end up in one? A jackknife accident occurs when a truck with an attached trailer encounters an obstruction which results in a sudden declination of speed. Especially with semi-trucks, which can sometimes carry multiple trailers behind, there is…
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What is a personal injury civil case? A personal injury case is a lawsuit which compensates the damages of a victim. One of the most common types comes from accidents involving motor vehicles. These legal disputes can be settled "informally" before a lawsuit is filed, though this is not always the…
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Getting maximum compensation requires a competent attorney with exceptional experience in dealing with auto wrecks and personal injury cases. Brad Pistotnik cannot be compared with other law firms in Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. We work all over the State of Kansas including…
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Have you been involved in an accident with your bicycle at an intersection? The few intersections on cyclist travel routes present the highest risk of getting hit by a car or getting involved in a  accident. Statistics on bicycle and motor vehicle collisions indicate that only 11% of the accidents…
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These factors make riding a  motorcycle riskier than driving a car. They also make motorcycle wrecks more likely to cause death or serious injuries. It is estimated that close to 4,000 motorcyclists are killed every year on U.S highways and another 80,000 sustain injuries in motorcycle wrecks.
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Who is most likely to be at fault when it comes to fleet vehicle wrecks? As it turns out, it's not only young people getting into these kinds of accidents. Drivers 18 to 25 years of age are statistically less likely to wreck than those between the ages of 26 and 35, according to AutomotiveFleet.com.…
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What can you do when you've been injured in a truck wreck? Truck accidents  cause much more damage and leave more serious injuries than accidents between personal-use vehicles. A fully loaded commercial truck, such as a dump truck or a big truck, can weigh at least 25 times more than a personal car.…
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Why are Tractor Trailer Wrecks so serious? Large semi-tractor trailers driving on our roadways is simply a fact of life on almost every American highway. Drivers of smaller vehicles – most notably passenger cars – instinctively try to avoid these behemoths because they seem so threatening even if…
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