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Do Electronic Logging Devices Help Reduce Truck Accidents?

According to Fleet America, “70 percent of American goods are transported via semi-trucks.” With the high demand for trucks, drivers are pushed to deliver goods across the United States under strict deadlines. In order to meet these deadlines and increase productivity, truckers will, oftentimes, continue driving despite feeling fatigued, which can lead to fatal accidents. …

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South Carolina Facing Shortage Of Truck Drivers

Despite Driver Shortage, Accidents Still Happen. A Truck Accident Lawyer in Columbia Can Help Corporate fleet vehicles are a major asset to our economy. Without their ability to carry heavy loads, we would be unable to function as a society. The American Trucking Association (ATA) mentioned, “The trucking industry is the lifeblood of the U.S.…

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Common Truck Accident Causes In South Carolina

If you get hurt in a trucking accident, it can be catastrophic to your life. Because these vehicles are so huge, they cause a great deal more damage than accidents with cars, and it gets even worse when you try to get compensated for your injuries. There are so many parties potentially involved in a…

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What To Do If You’re Hit By A Semi Truck

The damage from any accident involving a semi truck is catastrophic. It’s far, far worse than the damage suffered in a car accident due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicles involved. Thousands of people are killed in these kinds of accidents every year, and when it happens to you, you know you…

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What Happens When Brake Failure Causes A Truck Accident?

When you’re in any kind of accident it’s traumatic at best. Truck accidents, however, are far worse because of the sheer size of the vehicles involved and the much greater amount of damage inflicted. Further, when you’re involved in an accident with a truck you may not even be sure who is responsible for the…

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What A Lawyer Can Do For You After A Big Truck Accident

When you are injured in any vehicular accident, it’s not only traumatic, it’s frustrating and heartbreaking. You might have months or even years of medical bills, therapy and recovery ahead of you. You have lost out on your ability to hold down meaningful employment but you don’t know where to turn to get compensated for…

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How Fault Is Determined In A Commercial Truck Accident

Truck accidents are truly awful in general. While they make up only a small fraction of the number of vehicular accidents on the roads, the damage they cause tends to be catastrophically larger due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicle involved. When you or a loved one gets hurt in an accident,…

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Why You Need An Injury Lawyer After A Big Truck Accident

When you are involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, construction vehicle or other big rig, you will be bombarded with questions (both in your own mind and from others) about who was responsible, what caused the accident and whether you are entitled to compensation for the accident. There are so many players involved that…

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Moped Collides With Pickup Truck In Goose Creek, South Carolina

According to a spokesman for the Goose Creek police, dispatchers sent officers to investigate reports of a crash involving a moped and a pickup truck at about 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26. The collision occurred where Red Bank Road and Howe Hall Road intersect. Collision Details According to Live 5 News, witnesses say that…

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Columbia Injury Lawyers Discuss 18-wheeler Crash On I-95

On Friday, July 24, a loaded semi tractor-trailer left Interstate 95 and went down an embankment close to the Combahee River in Colleton County, South Carolina. The afternoon accident occurred near mile marker 39, not far from the Colleton-Hampton County line, according to Live 5 News. Extrication Of Both Occupants Required Authorities said that a tree…

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