Thousands of big rig accidents occur in the U.S. every year, many of them deadly. Unfortunately, most big rig crashes result in serious or fatal injuries, along with significant damage to vehicles and property.
In comparison to accidents that involve only passenger vehicles, big rig wrecks can [...]
Driving at high speeds is dangerous for all vehicles on the road. It is even more dangerous for large trucks and is a common cause of big rig accidents. In these type of accidents, people are often injured, sometimes fatally. Even if it is within the speed limit, driving [...]
T-bone or side impact big rig accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents involving large trucks and passenger vehicles. They are more common off the highway in stoplight traffic settings. T-bone big rig crashes can be terrifying, causing passengers of smaller vehicles to be seriously injured. [...]
Tractor trailers are difficult to operate and drivers who operate them should be highly skilled and competent. To avoid big rig accidents, drivers must comply with the basic techniques involved in operating these vehicles. These critical, safe driving standards give all operators a benchmark to attain in order [...]
Mechanical failure is one of the more significant causes of big rig accidents that occur on our nation’s highways every day. When these crashes result in injuries or fatalities, trucking accident attorneys must carefully investigate the cause of the crash to determine whether it was due to some kind [...]
Big rig accidents have many causes, from vehicle problems to driver error. Problems with the cargo carried on these large vehicles can also attribute to crashes, especially when the truck is overloaded. When investigating these events, truck accident lawyers look at all details about the load, including load [...]
Big rig accidents can be caused by a number of things, from driver error or negligence to mechanical failures that affect how a vehicle handles. A mechanical failure that leads to a damaging accident may automatically seem to be the fault of the parts manufacturer, however, this is not [...]