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Driver Injured in Train-Truck Collision in Boyd County, KY

A tractor trailer that was reportedly sitting too close to a railroad crossing was clipped by a passing train in Boyd County, Kent., on Wednesday, May 2. According to WSAZ.com, the crash occurred on U.S. 23 near the entrance to the Calgon Carbon Plant. The collision left the truck driver trapped in his vehicle until …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: May 10 – May 17

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: 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 …

Truck-Train Collisions and Safety Regulations

As a truck accident lawyer, I have handled many train/tractor trailer collisions on behalf of injured bystanders and the injured railroad engineer or conductor. In 1877, the U.S. Supreme Court considered a suit, Continental Improvement Co. v. Stead, involving the collision of a train and a wagon in Lima, Indiana. The Court was tasked with …

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