Truck Accident Law | Law Firm Newswire

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 30, 2021 – Automated vehicles have long been the goal of many inventors, scientists and even carmakers. With an eye on reducing the number of crashes on the roads, driverless technology seemed to be a good idea. Over time, flaws associated with automated vehicles came to the fore, with the main concern being programming done by humans. It is not always accurate.   Some studies indicate automated vehicles can save lives and be more efficient. The real question is whether or not they are as reliable as vehicles driven by humans. At a recent […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 27, 2021 – A Cook County jury awarded $43.5 million to an intensive care nurse who suffered severe injuries in an Indiana truck accident five years ago. Cynthia Kroft, 58, and her husband filed a personal injury lawsuit against the truck driver and his employer. The truck driver was identified as Pedrag Radisljovic. He was working for Chicago-based trucking company Viper Transportation when the accident occurred. “A person who has been injured in a truck accident can file a personal injury claim against the at-fault truck driver,” commented Paul Greenberg, a personal injury attorney […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 26, 2021 – Not all injuries show symptoms immediately after a car accident. Some take hours – or even days – to show up. It is important to know what signs to look for. Here are five important warning signs to look out for after a car accident: Dizziness or Nausea Dizziness can be a symptom of many serious medical conditions. It could indicate brain damage or internal bleeding. These conditions can be fatal if they are left untreated. Nausea may be caused by the dizziness or be a symptom of a different medical […]


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Philadelphia, PA (Law Firm Newswire) July 22, 2021 – MyPhillyLawyer attorneys Dean Weitzman and John Lord successfully obtained a $1.75 million settlement for their injured client, Eric Davis. Mr. Davis was 28 years old when his car hauler co-driver went off Interstate 80, totaling the truck.   Mr. Davis was ejected from the truck’s sleeper and sustained significant disc herniations in his lumbar and cervical spine. He was starting his career as a long-haul trucker. Mr. Davis was permanently disabled by his injuries and four subsequent spinal surgeries.   MyPhillyLawyer filed suit against the truck driver, Andriy Prionyuk, and the […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) June 25, 2021 – Family members of a father and son who died in a 2018 collision with a truck in Boone County, Illinois, won a $9 million jury verdict. Pedro Pasillas-Sanchez, 52, and his son, Pedro Pasillas-Delgado, 22, were traveling south on South Quarry Road close to the Bloods Point Road intersection when their vehicle was hit by a truck. The car accident occurred after the truck ignored a stop sign and drove through the intersection. Both men died at the scene of the March 26, 2018, crash. The impact caused the car and […]


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Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 18, 2021 – Native Houstonian and partnering personal injury attorneys grow their firm to include a third Texas law office, expanding its commitment to personal injury advocacy with a new office in Houston, Texas The Nava Law Group, P.C. has opened its third Texas office in Houston to expand their personal injury advocacy to local residents who have been hurt by another party’s negligence. Founding attorney and native Houstonian, Richard Nava, and his experienced legal partners concentrate on personal injury cases to ensure Texas residents have the opportunity to pursue financial compensation from negligent […]


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San Diego, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 15, 2021 – Justice delivered. San Diego truck accident attorney, Gordon Levinson achieves $1 million settlement for a client with a traumatic brain injury. “Our client was injured in just such an accident and was involved in a multiple vehicle crash where a tractor-trailer 18-wheeler crashed into a stopped car on the freeway, causing a four-car chain-reaction pile up,” outlined Gordon R. Levinson, Esq. Founder of the Levinson Law Group. “He was in the second car in the line of cars.” The badly injured client was taken to the nearest hospital by ambulance, […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 27, 2020 – Recently there was a serious accident on U.S. Highway 59 near Leggett. Two were killed in a collision with a large truck. The accident happened near the intersection of Farm-to-Market 942. As a Mercedes-Benz was leaving a parking lot to the west side of the highway it was hit by a Kenworth heading south. Both of the car’s occupants were pronounced dead at the scene. The Kenworth driver may be liable for the accident. An investigation into the accident will determine liability. Among other things, the investigation would be looking to […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 4, 2020 – A semi-truck rear-ended a family car, sending it under the backend of another tractor-trailer. Three people were killed. Underride accidents are dangerous and rarely see survivors. The underride guards, installed on most trucks, are meant to prevent cars from sliding under trucks. Unfortunately, most underride guards rarely hold up in a crash. The family members involved in this wreck were on their way to a family event when a semi-truck rear-ended their vehicle. The force of the impact drove the family’s car into the back of another semi. Unfortunately, the underride […]


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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) August 30, 2019 – Family members of a woman who died after being hit by a garbage truck brought a wrongful death lawsuit that accused the City of Tampa of negligence. The lawsuit claimed the garbage truck’s backup lights were not functioning and that the vehicle made no audible sounds when reversing. The woman, was on her morning walk when a garbage truck backed up into her in the Davis Islands neighborhood in June 2018. The truck hit her as it was reversing down a narrow alleyway, dragging her 20 to 30 feet into the […]


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Mount Pleasant, SC (Law Firm Newswire) August 23, 2019 – Mount Pleasant personal injury attorney Nathan Hughey recently took a look back on one of his most significant truck accident settlements in recent years. Hughey’s client, who has authorized Hughey to explain his case, was a young man who suffered a catastrophic spinal cord injury when he was thrown from his pickup truck after another truck collided with it. The injuries left him paralyzed from the waist down. Hughey brought suit against the other truck’s driver and his company, resolving the matter on his client’s behalf at mediation for $5.425 […]


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Century City, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 2, 2019 – Once again, the accomplished personal injury law firm of J&Y has successfully collaborated with Panish Shea & Boyle LLP (PSB) on a personal injury case arising out of a traffic accident. In accordance with recent legal trends, it is by no means unusual for J&Y to join forces with other first-rate law firms in order to win the highest possible settlements for clients. In this most recent case, which took place in the city of La Habra in April of 2016, the client was riding a mountain bike southbound on […]


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Charleston, SC (Law Firm Newswire) March 18, 2019 – Steinberg Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorneys Catie Meehan and David Pearlman recently settled a complicated workers’ compensation case for $3.85 million. The case involved a man who had allegedly used marijuana before an accident that left him severely injured. Lead attorney Meehan says that her client was operating a truck owned by his employer sometime in the early morning hours when he was involved in a single truck accident. Emergency services had difficulty extricating the man from his truck after the accident; it took nearly three hours to […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) February 13, 2019 – A poorly maintained 18-wheeler is an accident waiting to happen if it is out on the road. Being involved in a collision with a commercial truck often results in serious, life-altering injuries or death. Big rig operators and others who drive various forms of commercial trucks are duty bound to other vehicle drivers on the highways to ensure their truck is in good working order, mechanically sound, and not overloaded or improperly loaded. Any lapse in regular maintenance and routine repairs incrementally increases the chances of causing a dangerous and potentially […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) August 8, 2018 – An Illinois State Police trooper said distracted driving could be responsible for a multi-vehicle semi truck crash that seriously injured 10 people. A 53-year-old man from Lewistown, Illinois was traveling northbound on Interstate 55 near Edwardsville. His semi truck hit another car, which led to a chain-reaction crash that involved a total of 10 vehicles. “Distracted driving is fast becoming one of the leading causes of car crashes,” said Paul Greenberg, a Chicago car accident attorney with Briskman Briskman & Greenberg. “The common perception is that cellphone use is mainly to […]


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Albany, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 19, 2018 – Doctors and insurance companies provide valuable services – that is why we pay them. But if there has been a car accident, there is no guarantee they will not cut corners. An experienced personal injury lawyer – someone who knows the ins and outs of how accident victims can get taken advantage of – is the most important ally. Here’s why. Doctors If someone has been hurt in a car accident, a complete and accurate diagnosis from a doctor is needed to get the full settlement deserved. An incomplete diagnosis will just hurt […]


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Denville, NJ (Law Firm Newswire) January 24, 2018 – The Todd J. Leonard Law Firm is very excited to announce that Paul G. Paravati, Esq., has joined the firm. Mr. Paravati has over 10 years experience handling all types of personal injury cases, and his extensive knowledge includes workers’ compensation, premises liability, product liability, car and truck accidents, medical malpractice and slip and fall accidents. Additionally, Mr. Paravati possesses considerable experience in handling cases regarding the conscientious employee protection act (CEPA), landlord/tenant, municipal court and prisoners’ rights. Furthermore, he has dedicated his entire legal career to safeguarding workers’ rights, and […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 7, 2017 – Rear underride and side underride crashes are usually catastrophic, often ending in the death of the vehicle driver. Deaths may also include front seat passengers. If anyone survives such a disastrous accident they often face traumatic brain injuries, open skull fractures and severe spinal cord damage. Installing rear underride guards on most commercial trucks reduced deaths on the highway. Now, side underride crashes are on the rise resulting in an increase in deaths. In a side underride accident, a vehicle crashes into the side of a truck and is trapped under […]


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Marietta, GA (Law Firm Newswire) September 7, 2017 – Randall F. Rogers, PC is pleased to announce that one of our clients was recently awarded a significant financial settlement related to a tractor-trailer accident claim, stemming from a serious accident in July, 2015 on Interstate 85 in Macon County, Alabama. Our client was traveling in a Ford F-150 on I-85 near the intersection of Country Road 65 and Country Road 36 when traffic was stopped due to a vehicular accident. Suddenly, our client’s truck was slammed from behind by a trucker operating a big-rig. The accident scene was described as […]


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Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) March 23, 2017 – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would like to mandate speed limits on commercial vehicles. The results of the NHTSA studies show that reducing speed increases safety for all drivers on the road. Speeding is one of the most common causes of accidents involving big rigs. In fact, a study carried out by the Virginia Tech University Transportation Institute (VTUTI) and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) in 2012 indicates that reducing the speed of trucks on the road would decrease the number of truck collisions. The study looked at […]


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