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See the WTOL11 Investigation of At-Fault Truck Accidents in Ohio

Great work by reporter Craig Thomas and the folks at WTOL11 for the investigative report they published Nov. 15 shedding light on at-fault accidents involving commercial vehicles in Ohio. The story – and accompanying video – paints a well-rounded picture of the issues concerning trucking safety and carrier responsibility. The report focuses not only on …

Oregon Jury Awards $5.2M Verdict in Landmark Negligent Hiring Case

Highway safety took a huge step this week when a jury in federal court in Medford, Oregon agreed with us in a negligent driving and hiring case and rendered a $5.2 million verdict. I am proud to have represented the family of Kelly Linhart, who was killed on Sept. 25, 2008, when Daniel Clarey, a …

Serious Injuries Reported in Semi Accident in St. Johns County

The eastbound lanes of S.R. 16 near Interstate 95 were closed on Monday, Feb. 20 after a car and tractor trailer collided in St. Johns County, Florida. According to First Coast News, the car suffered extensive damage and was pinned beneath the back end of the tractor trailer. The condition of the drivers, or any …

Truck Driver Cited After Tractor-Trailer, Train Collide in Maryland

ExploreCarroll.com reports that the driver of a tractor-trailer was ticketed for negligent driving and failing to stop at a railroad crossing after his truck was smashed by a train in suburban Baltimore Monday morning. The back end of Thomas E. Taylor’s tractor-trailer was crushed as he crossed a track on eastbound Hahn Road in Westminster. …

Massive Pileup Leads to Fatalities in Northern Florida

CNN.com and ABCnews.com report that poor visibility resulting from a nearby brush fire caused a series of fatal car and truck accidents in northern Florida early Sunday. According to the reports, accidents involving multiple passenger cars and at least five semi trucks on I-75, as well as on nearby U.S. Highway 441 near Gainesville, left …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 14 – June 21

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: June 7 – June 14

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: May 17 – May 24

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. The Chicago Tribune …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 26 – May 3

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: March 22 – March 29

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 …

Multiple Fatalities in I-65 Truck Accident Near Munfordville, Kentucky

As a truck accident attorney, I deal with the aftermath of tractor-trailer wrecks on a daily basis. But it is always more difficult when those accidents result in multiple fatalities. My deepest sympathy goes out today to the families of the victims of the tragic crash on I-65 near Munfordville, Kentucky north of Bowling Green, …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 9 – February 15

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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