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Apr 14, 2020

What Evidence Can Help Prove I’m Not at Fault for a Truck Accident?

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Trucking accidents are a frequent occurrence all across the country. Transportation companies often worry about their bottom line, which includes insurance costs. Liability leads to increased expenses for the company and driver, so it stands to reason that trucking companies aren’t quick to accept responsibility for damages or injuries. Victims driving passenger vehicles involved in trucking accidents often [...]

Mar 24, 2020

Types of Compensation for Injured Truck Drivers

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Professional truck drivers transport equipment and products along the roadways and highways of Oklahoma on a daily basis. Although driving a commercial truck can be an excellent job and source of steady, dependable income, sometimes the occupation comes with an unwanted price. Many drivers extend themselves with long days and weeks on the road, which can lead to [...]

Dec 24, 2019

How Underride Guards Can Save Lives in Truck Accidents

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Underride guards are protective pieces of equipment that are regularly installed on trucks of various sizes. While some trucking companies feel it is necessary to install the underride guards for safety reasons, others fail to install the life-saving gear. Underride guards are typically composed of a metal material. It is common to have them installed on the backs [...]

Nov 12, 2019

What Other People Might Work on My Truck Accident Claim?

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People who watch lawyers present evidence before juries and watch them make closing arguments are just seeing the end of the litigation process. Most truck accident cases are won or settled due to the work done at the beginning and middle stages of the lawyer’s representation. Plaintiff lawyers need to be skilled at understanding the legal issues such [...]

Oct 8, 2019

Reasons Trucking Is Such a Dangerous Job

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Oklahoma has numerous resources that require the aid of truckers to deliver these goods to the rest of the nation. In the same way, truckers deliver many necessary products to Oklahoma communities. While many truck accidents are related to the negligence of the trucker or the company he or she drives for, there are many reasons trucking is [...]

Aug 27, 2019

Causes of, and Injuries from, Jackknife Accidents

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Unfortunately, Oklahoma roadways are the scene of jackknife accidents involving big tractor-trailers all too often. These accidents on high-speed highways in particular can cause multi-vehicle pileups and serious injuries for many people involved. If you have sustained an injury in a truck jackknife crash due to the negligence of another party, you maybe be entitled to pursue and [...]

May 2, 2019

For Want of a $3 Truck Part, a Life Is Lost

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A tragedy occurred in Mississippi when a Tulane University student was struck and killed by two truck tires while she was sitting at a rest stop. USA Today reported that the student was getting ready to get back into her vehicle when two tires which had come loose from a tractor-trailer rolled across the Interstate striking the young [...]

Apr 16, 2019

The Dangers of Different Types of Commercial Trucks

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Commercial trucks are the lifeblood of communities and states. They help provide food, building products, machinery, and many other types of goods. Some trucks even deliver other vehicles. They transport hazardous materials. They pick up your trash. While trucks do provide valuable services, there are dangers. Truck accidents are often more dangerous than car accidents because trucks are [...]

Mar 5, 2019

How Long Will It Take My Truck Accident Case to Settle?

By |March 5th, 2019|Truck Accidents|Comments Off on How Long Will It Take My Truck Accident Case to Settle?

It doesn’t always matter how safe of a driver you might be; if the the drivers around you aren’t safe, then your chances of being in a crash increase. The most tragic accidents often involve trucks. These vehicles are long, wide, heavy and often haul hazardous materials. Their drivers have schedules to keep, and as a result, they [...]

Jan 8, 2019

Payne County Sheriff Thinks Bigger Trucks Are a Bad Idea

By |January 8th, 2019|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Payne County Sheriff, R. B. Hauf, recently wrote an op-ed in News OK about the dangers of increasing the weight and/or length of commercial trucks. His concern, which he raised as the president of the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association and a member of the National Sheriffs Association Traffic Safety Committee, was in response to current lobbying efforts regarding the [...]

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