In a collision between an 18-wheeler truck and a passenger vehicle, the results are often catastrophic. In 2012 in the U.S. 3,082 large trucks were involved in fatal crashes, which is up 5% from 2011. The number of large trucks involved in crashes that caused injury was up by 22% between 2011 and 2012 […]
Car crashes are frightening experiences, and our natural tendency to panic is completely understandable. There are certain steps you should take after a car accident that can help you later if you or someone else suffers an injury as a result.
Call the police – always. Regardless of who is “to blame” in the situation, […]
Here’s an account of a situation that happens all too often on the roads: “I was in my car at a complete stop during heavy traffic when something struck me from behind and rammed my car into the back of the car in front of me. While I was recovering from the shock of […]
If you think you’re safe from a ticket because you’re texting below window level, think again. A Virginia-based company called ComSonics is developing a new type of radar gun that could allow law enforcement officials to determine whether or not you’re texting and driving. The gun will hone in on frequencies emitted by your […]
In 2012, a man named Michael Becker was in a car accident when his son, who was driving, hit a pole. Mr. Becker sustained some injuries, and after speaking with his personal injury attorney, he filed a lawsuit against Ford, who manufactured his truck. The details of the truck accident case go on, but […]
Thanks to an aggressive campaign on behalf of Tennessee law enforcement, the number of car crashes in 2013 went down. In fact, we had fewer than 1000 fatal accidents the whole year – a record low for recent years. But victims might be singing a different tune, given the severe consequences associated with a […]