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Different Types of Evidence in a Missouri Truck Accident Case

Collisions with semi trucks can lead to catastrophic injuries, and even fatalities. When the truck driver’s negligence caused the accident, your first course of action is likely to seek compensation from the driver or their employer to cover the cost of your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and...

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Common Mistakes Truck Accident Victims Should Avoid

If you’ve had a truck accident, it’s easy to feel confused about what to do next. Your medical bills keep piling up, and your boss keeps asking when they can expect you back at work. The insurance company is hounding you for a statement. All of this can be overwhelming....

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Types of Compensation Available to Missouri Truck Accident Victims

In 2022, 162 fatalities from commercial truck accidents occurred in Missouri, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Due to the significant size difference between commercial trucks and the average car, truck accidents have devastating aftermaths. When these accidents aren’t always fatal, they still leave victims with severe injuries. If you...

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Car Accident Injury Compensation? Your Top 5 Questions Answered

Car Accident Injury Compensation? Your Top 5 Questions Answered You sustained injuries from a traffic collision that wasn't your fault, now what? If you believe you deserve car accident injury compensation, it's important to take the right steps in order to ensure you recover the FULL amount your claim is worth. Below are the TOP 5 QUESTIONS...

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Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Whether it is a slip and fall injury or a car accident, a personal injury attorney is an asset that cannot be substituted with free online information. Attorneys help hundreds of victims each year with their claims, they understand the process, and...

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Common Driver Errors that Lead to Truck Accidents

Truck driver errors contribute to a large majority of truck accidents in the United States. Whether the driver is impaired, takes unnecessary risks, or is simply unable to react to dangers on the road, these critical errors can cost lives. Truck drivers can also contribute to accidents by speeding, using...

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Assigning Liability in Truck Accidents

In 2013, there were 84 fatal commercial vehicle crashes (including trucks as a commercial vehicle) and 2,176 nonfatal commercial vehicle crashes in Missouri alone. This amounted to 99 deaths and 3,400 injuries. When you are involved in a truck accident, there are many parties that can be at fault ranging...

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Hours-of-Service Regulations May Be Responsible For An Increase In Trucking Accidents

In response to an influx of serious accidents caused by fatigued truck drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) implemented hours-of-service rules for trucking companies. We live in a society that places significant importance on material goods, and trucks often deliver those goods. The more goods delivered in a...

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Main Causes of Truck Accidents

All vehicle accidents can be catastrophic, but accidents involving large trucks (i.e. tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers, big rigs) can be especially devastating. For starters, the sheer size of a large truck increases the chance of serious injury or death in an accident. More concerning, however, is the risk of mechanical and driver...

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