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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.

Truck drivers who operate combination vehicles are required to have necessary certifications, adhere to stringent safety regulations, and carry sufficient commercial truck insurance to cover any personal injuries, property damage, or wrongful deaths that an accident may cause.  
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What happens when drivers don't look before they make a turn or change lanes? What are the most dangerous driving maneuvers in Kansas that motorists should be aware of? With an increasing number of cars sharing an increasingly limited road space, illegal u-turns and other dangerous maneuvers are…
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Brad Pistotnik Law is an accident lawyer, attorney and abogado with attorneys, lawyers and abogados who represent personal injury clients in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas, Florida, Missouri, and Illinois who are injured in a motor vehicle accident.
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What are the steps and stages of a personal injury trial? What can clients expect when they hire an injury trial lawyer and the process moves forward? Brad Pistotnik Law represents clients as they pursue personal injury claims and for many it is their first experience with a civil legal proceeding.…
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How common are paralyzing injuries in an automobile accident? What compensation can a paralysis attorney pursue to help car accident survivors recover from their injuries? Each year, approximately 17,500 Americans suffer a paralyzing injury. Automobile accidents are the leading cause of these…
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Brad Pistotnik Law is a Kansas car accident attorney and law firm with multiple attorneys licensed in different states who represent clients in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texas, Florida, Missouri, and Illinois who experience a motorcycle accident. We also represent big rig and tractor-trailer…
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How common are vehicle fires? What impact do thermal burn injuries have on car accident survivors? The number of vehicle fires in the US has dropped significantly over the years. However, that doesn't mean they have been eliminated. Contact with hot fluids sprayed from within the radiator and…
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Increasing visibility is one of the most effective methods of preventing a pedestrian injury or wrongful death. Wearing bright clothing and reflective gear along with carrying flashlights at dusk and during the evening significantly reduces the risk of an accident. Pedestrians should also cross at…
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Are pickup trucks safer to drive than passenger cars? Which vehicles are at greatest risk of rolling over and causing a fatality in a pickup truck accident? The fact is that pickups are safer than many passenger vehicles, but the risk of fatality is not nonexistent. The data also shows that the…
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Who is liable for a commercial vehicle settlement when a semi-truck, bus, or other large vehicle rear-ends another vehicle? How common are rear-end accidents in Kansas and the United States?
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