June 2, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Dangerous Speeders Put Your Life in Jeopardy During Quarantine In New York and San Francisco, the actual traffic on the roads and highways has declined by more than 60% during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, according to the transportation analytical firm INRIX. While this drop may suggest that our roads are safer during the lockdown, authorities…

May 29, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

The Impact of COVID-19 on Truck Drivers In an average year, a truck driver will likely travel 100,000 miles or more. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased demand for goods to be shipped to stores or directly to homes. Let us take a look at the physical and mental toll that this…

May 12, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Knowing When and When Not to Sue an At-Fault Driver Did you know that less than 5% of all civil cases end up going to trial? While many claims are settled before going to court, others get dismissed or abandoned because proving that someone else owes you compensation can be challenging. To figure out whether…

May 8, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

The 6 Steps to Expect in Every Truck Accident Lawsuit Each year, roughly 60,000 people are injured in truck accidents, which leads to many lawsuits being filed. Despite this huge number of truck accident lawsuits each year, many people are not aware of how these cases work. Learning more about the process can help you…

May 4, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Understanding How Lockdown Neglect May Affect Truck Accident Rates With fewer people on the road than ever due to the coronavirus pandemic, accident rates have dropped by 67% during the quarantine. However, the sad reality is that this good news will not last forever. As things return to normal, analysts fear there may be more…

April 30, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

How COVID-19 Will Affect Truck Accidents and Lawsuits The coronavirus pandemic has had far-reaching impacts on the economy, especially in the trucking industry. In some ways, this has increased the risks for drivers as over 70% of the country’s goods are shipped on the roadways. Moreover, there could be impacts on the judicial system for…

March 31, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Empty shelves at grocery stores is not something Americans are used to seeing. Limits on buying toilet paper and paper towel rolls is an alien concept. Scenes of hordes of panicked shoppers fighting with one another is usually something reserved for Black Friday news stories. All non-essential businesses are closed. Even essential businesses, like truck…

March 26, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

Why Electronic Logging Devices Are Important in Truck Accident Cases According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 4,136 people were killed in trucking accidents in 2018, and many more suffered serious injuries. Because of the risks involved with large truck accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandates that all commercial trucks have electronic…

March 22, 2020 Truck Accident Blog

The Most Common Causes of Large Truck Accidents Requiring a New Jersey Truck Accident Attorney According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 72% of the people who died in large truck crashes in 2017 were occupants of other vehicles. Occupants of large trucks made up 18% of the victims, and 10% were cyclists or…