On September 16, 2020, a tractor-trailer crashed and was overturned in McDowell County. This continues a recent string of trucking accidents in WNC. Thankfully, there were no injuries in this incident, however, it did block all eastbound lanes of I-40 near Old Fort. Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in…

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Truck Accident Questions & Answers Not all vehicle accidents are handled the same way in court. Trucking accidents are vehicle collisions involving semi-trucks or other large commercial vehicles that often cause much more damage than an ordinary car accident. 1. What is the difference between a truck and car accident? Trucking accidents are far more…

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Wrongful Death Lawyers, Asheville NC When someone is killed because of the negligence or intentional behavior of someone else, the deceased’s estate has a right to file a civil lawsuit in an attempt to obtain fair and just compensation for the loss of life. Compensation that can be provided may include both harms the estate…

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Personal injury claims can help people who have been hurt by others’ negligence get financial compensation for their injuries. This financial restitution can help you pay medical bills, get the therapy you need and make up for lost wages. Financial compensation is even more important when your injuries are permanent. Your personal injury claim may…

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A person is killed or injured in a motor vehicle accident involving large truck approximately every 15 minutes. Being safe on the road comes down to a lot of factors, but when you drive a truck, you’re controlling a lot of those factors yourself. Trucks have significant size, power and a longer stopping distance. Simply…

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You have been involved in a crash resulting in injuries.  So now what? Your life is changing in a split second. Your time is now including doctor’s visits, replacing your vehicle and adjusting everything else too. From your work schedule to your busy life, a wreck can upend it all. With all this happening, understanding…

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Asheville, North Carolina, is at the intersection of two major interstate highways.  As a result, the people of Western North Carolina are more susceptible to being injured by tractor-trailer trucks, 18 wheeled vehicles, and large trucks being used in interstate commerce.  These trucks are frequently loaded with as many as 80,000 lbs.  The impact from…

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