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Will the Coronavirus Impact Truck Accident Claims?

Will the Coronavirus Impact Truck Accident Claims?

With federal safety regulations for the trucking industry temporarily suspended, there may be a rise in truck accidents and injury […]

How Many Truck Accidents Are Caused by Texting and Driving?

How Many Truck Accidents Are Caused by Texting and Driving?

Distracted driving plays a significant role in fatal trucking accidents. Truck drivers are 23 times more likely to be involved […]

When Unsecured Cargo Becomes Deadly Debris

When Unsecured Cargo Becomes Deadly Debris

Flatbed trucking accidents often occur from improperly secured cargo that falls into oncoming traffic without warning. Unsecured Cargo can be […]

How to Get the Most out of Your Truck Accident Claim

How to Get the Most out of Your Truck Accident Claim

Victims of trucking accidents often suffer severe injuries and disabilities that require long-term medical care, so maximizing compensation for an […]

Labor Day 2019: Did Your Designated Driver Drink Too Much?

Labor Day 2019: Did Your Designated Driver Drink Too Much?

Labor Day partygoers in Chicago are encouraged to use a designated driver to ensure they make it home safely, but […]

Will Uber’s New Alert System Help Keep Riders Safe?

Will Uber’s New Alert System Help Keep Riders Safe?

To keep riders safe, Uber recently unveiled a new safety alert system that reminds riders to check their Uber driver’s […]

What’s Causing Jackknife Accidents in Illinois?

What’s Causing Jackknife Accidents in Illinois?

Trucking jackknife accidents are usually caused when a commercial truck skids because of a sudden stop due to traffic conditions, […]

How Many Car Accidents Will You Have?

How Many Car Accidents Will You Have?

Over the course of a long driving history, usually 50 to 60 years, an average driver is likely to be […]

A Word to the Wise: Staying Safe on Graduation Weekend

A Word to the Wise: Staying Safe on Graduation Weekend

Graduation weekend poses injury risks from alcohol, drugs, and car crashes for teens. Parents and teens should be alerted to […]

In It for the Long Haul: Who’s to Blame for Fatigued Trucker Accidents?

In It for the Long Haul: Who’s to Blame for Fatigued Trucker Accidents?

Commercial truckers are often pushed to dangerous fatigue levels by trucking companies with overloaded delivery schedules and low-profit margins. To […]

When Uber Drivers Are Drunk

When Uber Drivers Are Drunk

When Uber drivers are impaired and cause an accident, the rideshare company can be held liable for injuries. Uber is […]