Entries Categorized as 'Trucking Accident Attorney'
Jackknife trucking accidents are very common occurances on highways and happen when there is a sudden application of the brakes by truck drivers operating semi-trucks and tractor trailers. In some instances, improper truck maintenance can lead to braking problems, leading to these types of accidents. Brake failure symptoms include the absence of pedal pressure. [...]
There are over 46,000 miles of highway within the US highway system. Thousands of trucks and vehicles travel on these roadways daily and as a result, a significant number of truck accidents occur each year. Below are some of the most common causes for truck accidents on our nation’s roadways: Common Causes Of [...]
A significant number of accidents that occur each year on our nation’s highways involve Hazmat Carriers. These are trucks that haul hazardous materials or waste that can compound injuries to accident victims. These items may include, but not be limited to: gasoline, propane, oil, radioactive materials, industrial chemicals, human waste (from portable toilets), and [...]