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Category: Truck Accidents

When Can a Truck Driver Be Held Liable for Damages - The Russo Firm

When Can a Truck Driver Be Held Liable for Damages?

Truck drivers can cause accidents when they engage in negligent or reckless driving behavior, such as distracted driving, speeding, and drowsy driving. Truck drivers must properly handle their responsibility to other drivers on the road to drive safely, as their large vehicles can cause catastrophic damage when they crash into smaller vehicles. While a trucking company can be held liable for damages caused by an

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Why are Semi-Trucks So Dangerous for Texas Drivers?

A semi-truck is a large truck that combines a tractor unit and a semi-trailer that can haul cargo. These are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road, as they are much larger than other vehicles. Even a slight accident with a smaller vehicle can lead to significant harm, as the larger vehicle can destroy the smaller one. Due to their size, it’s much

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The Dangers of Jackknife Truck Accidents - The Russo Firm

The Dangers of Jackknife Truck Accidents

Accidents involving commercial trucks can cause widespread catastrophic impact because the large truck can impact many smaller vehicles as the driver loses control. A direct impact from a large truck can cause severe bodily harm, resulting in injuries like back and neck injuries, bone fractures, and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). One type of commercial truck accident that can expose other drivers to harm is a

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Severe Injuries Caused by Rollover Truck Accidents - The Russo Firm

Severe Injuries Caused by Rollover Truck Accidents

One type of truck accident that can cause severe injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and back and neck injuries, is a rollover accident. This type of truck accident is when a truck tips over on its side during a collision, rolling down the road or street and striking other vehicles. Although any vehicle can experience a rollover, truck

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When Can a Trucking Company Be Held Liable for an Employee’s Truck Accident?

Most victims of commercial truck accidents assume that the at-fault party is the driver who caused the accident through distracted driving, speeding, or drowsy driving. While they can be liable for damages in a car accident claim, the trucking company that employs them can sometimes share liability. A trucking company can share liability for a truck accident that happened while the employee completed a work

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What Types of Truck Accidents Can Cause Severe Injuries?

Truck drivers that operate big rigs, semi-trucks, and 18-wheelers must exercise caution behind the wheel, as negligent driving behavior can cause truck accidents that can expose other drivers to harm. Large trucks can cause catastrophic damage when they crash into other vehicles, as they are much bigger and operate with more force than other vehicles. Some truck accidents that can cause severe injuries include rollover,

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Truck Accidents Caused by Improper Loading

Truck accidents can cause widespread devastation, as large trucks can crash into smaller vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists without the proper protection to keep them safe from the intense impact. One common cause of truck accidents is improper loading. This is when the loader of a commercial truck fails to load the contents of a truck in a way that can prevent the load from unbalancing

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How Much is a Truck Accident Claim Worth?

A negligent driver can lose control of their truck and cause significant harm to others on the road. Trucks are much larger than other vehicles, which means they can cause more widespread damage during a truck accident. Negligent driving behavior, such as speeding, drowsy driving, and distracted driving, can lead to dangerous results as the truck spins out and barrels into other vehicles and objects.

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Common Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can result in a driver or passenger receiving trauma and pressure that can cause a severe injury, such as a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, or burn injury. Truck collisions from the front, back, and side can endanger different parts of the body by causing soft tissue injuries, broken bones, and internal injuries. A truck accident injury can result in high medical

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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents can cause widespread impact and result in significant harm to all involved. They can result from negligent driving, poor vehicle maintenance, and defective truck parts. Depending on the cause of the truck accident, many possible parties could be held liable for damages, including a driver, trucking company, truck part manufacturer, and truck loader. If you were the victim of a truck accident, you

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