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Determining Fault in a Semi Truck Accident

When you get into an accident with another vehicle, and the accident was their fault, you will likely seek compensation for your losses through their insurance company. Collisions with semi trucks and the resulting lawsuits work a bit differently, though, since truck drivers are operating under their company. Let’s take a look at the factors [...]

February 7th, 2017|Truck Accident|0 Comments

What a Lawyer Can Do for You After a Big Truck Accident

If you have suffered a bad commercial truck accident, things can get very stressful, very quickly. In addition to actual physical injury, property damages are likely to go through the roof, and when the trucking or insurance companies refuse to compensate you, it might seem as if you are suddenly all out of options. Thankfully, [...]

July 28th, 2016|Truck Accident|0 Comments

How Fault is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

It is never fun getting involved in a car accident, and it is even worse when the other vehicle was a commercial truck. Now you have to deal with extensive physical and property damages and if the trucking company or insurance provider is avoiding paying you the compensation you deserve, you might feel a little [...]

July 26th, 2016|Truck Accident|0 Comments

Takata Airbags Caused 10 Deaths and Over 100 Injuries

Takata airbags can pose serious risks of consumer injury. According to a recent article from Consumer Reports, “more than 30 million vehicles in the United States, made by 10 different automakers, have been recalled to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s side or passenger’s side, or both.” The dangerous Takata airbags largely were installed in [...]

January 29th, 2016|Car Accident, Product safety|Comments Off on Takata Airbags Caused 10 Deaths and Over 100 Injuries

2015 is Shaping Up to Be a Dangerous Year for Car Accidents in Florida

An improving economy and lower gas prices are leading to more motorists on the nation’s highways and more fatal car accidents, the National Safety Council (NSC) says. The NSC said in a news release that the 18,630 motor vehicle deaths from January through June 2015 represent a 14 percent increase from the same six-month period [...]

August 25th, 2015|Car Accident|Comments Off on 2015 is Shaping Up to Be a Dangerous Year for Car Accidents in Florida

Accident Involving Hydroplaning Pickup Truck Kills Three Sisters

The St. Petersburg community is trying to come to terms with a horrific accident that took the lives of five people, including three sisters returning from a church convention. According to the Tampa Tribune, a pickup truck driven by Jennifer Zuniga hydroplaned on State Road 70 in DeSoto County on Aug. 9, causing the truck [...]

August 13th, 2015|Truck Accident|Comments Off on Accident Involving Hydroplaning Pickup Truck Kills Three Sisters

Truck Driver Cited for Careless Driving in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-75

The driver of a 2012 Freightliner tractor trailer tried to maneuver to the shoulder of Interstate 75 near Dade City after the big rig developed mechanical problems and inadvertently caused a multiple-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon, according to a news report. Yolanda Gooden of Samson, Alabama, who was driving a Ford Taurus northbound behind the truck, [...]

April 30th, 2015|Truck Accident|Comments Off on Truck Driver Cited for Careless Driving in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-75

Rear End Collision Leads to Fatal Multi Vehicle Accident in Zephyrillis

An early morning accident involving three vehicles took the life of a 16-year-old St. Petersburg High School student who was on the way to school and sent four others to the hospital. Nothing is more devastating to a family than the sudden loss of a child. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred [...]

March 20th, 2015|Car Accident|Comments Off on Rear End Collision Leads to Fatal Multi Vehicle Accident in Zephyrillis

Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in Florida

Early one morning last October, Joyce Sanders and her husband Jim were taking a walk near their home in Sarasota. Because the sprinklers came on, they decided to leave the sidewalk for the bike lane. A pickup truck hit Joyce and then sped away. Joyce died on the scene.Earlier this month, Chad DuBose was walking [...]

March 10th, 2015|Car Accident|Comments Off on Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in Florida