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Two Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash near Kingsport, TN

A tractor trailer was reportedly speeding when it collided with two passenger cars on Highway 11-W near Kingsport, TN, on Thursday, April 12. According to the Johnson City Press, the driver of the tractor trailer had set his cruise control at 58 m.p.h., despite the 45 m.p.h. speed limit, when his truck smashed into two …

Two Killed in Tractor Trailer Crash in Greeneville, TN

A passenger car collided with a tractor trailer in Greene County, TN, on Sunday, April 1, killing two people in the car, including a 4-month-old baby. According to TimesNews.net, the tractor trailer was traveling on Bridge Burners Boulevard and was struck by the car as it crossed the northbound lanes of 11-E. The driver of …

Tractor Trailer Crashes into State Trooper in Knoxville

Truck driver fatigue appears to have played a part in an accident in Knoxville that left a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper with critical injuries on Tuesday, March 13. According to WATE.com, the trooper was in his vehicle in the median of Interstate 40 finishing paperwork from a traffic stop when a tractor trailer swerved and …

Man Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash in East Ridge, TN

The driver of a passenger car reportedly lost control of his vehicle and collided head-on with a tractor trailer on Interstate 75 in East Ridge, Tenn., on Thursday, March 1. According to the Times Free Press, the crash forced the tractor trailer to strike the East Ridge overpass, splitting the truck in two and spilling …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: August 23 – August 29

Trucking litigation is very document intensive and governed by hundreds of regulations. Given this, the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of litigation is important. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. Please feel free to contact me at [email protected]

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: May 31 – June 6

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles crosses a centerline and kills somebody’s mother. But being passionate alone is not enough. The …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: November 22 – November 29

Attorneys handling truck accident cases should be familiar with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations. Of course just being familiar with the regulations is not enough. Attorneys must also conduct thorough discovery in order to apply those regulations to the facts of a specific case. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: November 2 – November 8

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles crosses a centerline and kills somebody’s mother. But being passionate alone is not enough. The …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: October 5 – October 11

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles crosses a centerline and kills somebody’s mother. But being passionate alone is not enough. The …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 5 – April 12

Consider this: A truck accident in, for example, Ohio may be complicated if the victim is from Florida, the truck driver is from Kansas, the truck is owned by a California company, the trailer owned by a Missouri company and the driver was hauling a load from California to New York. I have handled numerous …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: January 26 – February 1

State trucking laws vary, and the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of a particular litigation is imperative. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. Please feel free to contact me [email protected] or call me at 1-800-628-4500. Mlive.com reports that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: January 19 – January 25

Consider this: A truck accident in, for example, Ohio may be complicated if the victim is from Florida, the truck driver is from Kansas, the truck is owned by a California company, the trailer owned by a Missouri company and the driver was hauling a load from California to New York. I have handled numerous …

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