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Why Dangerous Drivers Are Commonplace

How Does Drowsy Driving Cause Truck Accidents?

According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, drowsy driving causes nearly 100,000 car crashes in the United States annually. These accidents caused by driver fatigue resulted in 71,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths in 2017. These crash statistics show that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence. From impaired reaction time to an increased chance of driver error, several risks are associated with driving tired. If you’ve been injured in an accident as a [...]

What is Wrongful Death?

How Truck Company Negligence Causes Accidents

Truck accidents often cause serious, sometimes fatal, injuries for victims. When drivers of large tractor-trailers cause accidents, victims are left with exorbitant medical costs and critical injuries. But a driver’s trucking company may ultimately be to blame for these tragic wrecks. Negligent truck companies may cut corners by hiring unqualified drivers and promoting inadequate vehicle maintenance. These negligent companies have a tendency to ignore inspections and federal regulations as well. Victims may have legal recourse when these reckless acts cause [...]

12.11 Can a Large Truck Accident Cause PTSD?

Filing a Claim After a Truck Crash

Truck accidents often result in serious, sometimes fatal, injuries for victims. When drivers of large tractor-trailers cause accidents, victims are left with exorbitant medical costs and critical injuries. But a driver’s trucking company may ultimately be to blame for these tragic wrecks. Negligent truck companies may cut corners by hiring unqualified drivers and promoting inadequate vehicle maintenance. These negligent companies have a tendency to ignore inspections and federal regulations as well. Fortunately, victims have legal recourse when these reckless acts [...]

Phoenix, AZ - Injurious Crash Reported on I-17 NB at Camelback Rd

How Drowsy Driving Causes Truck Accidents

According to information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, drowsy driving causes nearly 100,000 car crashes annually. These accidents caused by driver fatigue resulted in 71,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths in 2017. These crash statistics show that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence. From impaired reaction time to an increased chance of driver error, several risks are associated with driving tired. If you’ve been injured in an accident as a result of another driver’s [...]

Liability for Damages Caused By Unsecured Cargo

Truck accidents occur daily on the roadways of Arizona. In 2018, there were a total of 4,136 fatal accidents reported and 56,422 injury crashes reported in 2017. Semi-trucks are often carrying large loads of cargo that can make driving a truck more difficult. Often, injuries sustained in these types of accidents are serious and life-threatening. There are many different causes of these types of accidents, but often they are caused due to unsecured cargo. It is important to always [...]

Who’s To Blame For Faulty Brakes On Trucks?

When a semi truck’s breaks malfunction, it can be difficult to determine where the blame lies. Oftentimes it could involve multiple parties and it is dependent on what occurred to cause the accident. Brakes are a crucial part of any vehicle driving on the roads and when they fail, big problems can occur. Brake failure is a serious problem when dealing with large commercial trucks because they carry so much weight, which puts a lot of pressure on the [...]