How to Report Unsafe (Dangerous or Bad) Truck Drivers

Reporting Bad or Dangerous Truck Drivers Did you know that around 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in the United States? Trucking accidents can be extremely dangerous since some semi-trucks weigh 20 times more than ordinary cars.  Large commercial vehicles can cause catastrophic injuries to other drivers on the road. These damages can be very serious…

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16 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

  Truck vs. auto accidents are considered more dangerous than the typical car crash due to the truck’s incredible weight and size. A typical passenger vehicle usually weighs about 4,000 pounds on average while a truck (an 18-wheeler in particular) weighs up to about 80,000 pounds. Therefore, it’s easier to realize why truck accidents are…

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Auto Accident Claims:
Personal Injury vs. Car Crash Damage

“Does Having a Minor Car Accident Mean… You Have a ‘Minor’ Personal Injury?” If you are involved in truck or car accident that causes you injury, your vehicle probably has suffered damage as well. But auto accident victims can do themselves a serious disservice by thinking that their personal injury claim and their vehicle’s collision…

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The Personal Injury Claims Process

You have been involved in a crash or an accident that resulted in injuries. So now what? Your life is changed in a split second. Your time is now all about doctor’s visits, dealing tieh pain, replacing your vehicle and adjusting everything else too. From your work schedule to your busy life, a wreck can…

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How Much Does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?

How Much Do Personal Injury Lawyers Charge? Most personal injury cases are handled on a contingent fee basis. This means that you, the client, do not pay for the lawyer’s services on an hourly basis. Instead, the lawyer earns a fee based on a percentage of their recovery for you. If there is no recovery,…

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Personal Injury Trial vs Settlement
(Pros & Cons)

Settlement vs Trial in Personal Injury Cases? According to an article in the Law Dictionary … 95 percent of personal injury cases end in a pre-trial settlement, meaning that only 5 percent of personal injury cases go to a jury trial. In fact, most personal injury lawyers will spend their pre-trial time preparing a case…

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What Causes Trucking Accidents?

The Top Causes of  Big Rig Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents often result in catastrophic injuries, including death. In fact, in 2018 alone more than 4,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks. On average that’s more than 10 people a day. Accidents involving large trucks like 18 wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers,  and other…

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When to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

“When should you hire a lawyer after a car accident?” Car accidents happen every day, putting good people like you in difficult situations. If you are ever involved in a car wreck, there are important considerations to help get you through the process as easily as possible. After an accident it can be difficult to…

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Trucking Accidents and Catastrophic Injuries

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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7 Helpful Answers to Your Questions about Truck Accidents [FAQs]

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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