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Feb 04
2022

TLFTS Attorney, Michael Leizerman, Gives Trucking Talk at WVAJ 2022 Mid-Winter Virtual Seminar

On February 3, 2022, The Law Firm for Truck Safety trial attorney Michael Leizerman kicked off the firm’s busy 2022 event calendar with a presentation at the West Virginia Association for Justice’s 2022 Mid-Winter Seminar. Over 250 people attended the virtual event to learn skills, strategies, and issues facing trial lawyers. Topics ranged from federal …

Feb 01
2022

New Federal Rule Updates Guidance on Entry-Level Truck Driver Training

United States drivers hoping to obtain their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) (Class A or Class B) will have a new set of new driver training requirements to complete beginning February 7, 2022. With any new rule, understanding new guidance and how it impacts you as a driver can be challenging –especially if your goal is …

Jan 21
2022

The Road to Safer Roads: TLFTS 2021 Safety Initiatives Pave a Way to a Future with 0 Truck Crash Fatalities

Being a fierce advocate for families and victims of truck crashes also means fighting for comprehensive trucking safety reform. Too long have the laws governing commercial vehicle safety and safe driving been neglected. Over the years, countless lives have needlessly been lost because of it. Through donations, community involvement, and advocacy of truck safety legislation, …

Jan 10
2022

2021: The Law Firm for Truck Safety’s Year in Numbers

From our office expansion into two new states to helping clients across the country claim over $33 million, 2021 was a year of many outstanding wins and firsts for the TLFTS team. While we know success isn’t always measured numerically, these are the numbers that added up to a successful 2021 for the Law Firm …

Nov 10
2021

Busy Autumn Teaching Truck Crash Law – part 5

Each of the eight lawyers at The Law Firm for Truck Safety and one of our paralegals have participated in and continue to educate other law firms throughout the country this fall.  This article starts with the first event from September 22, 2021. This autumn intensive teaching time continues. Seven different legal organizations have hosted …

Nov 08
2021

Busy Autumn Teaching Truck Crash Law – part 4

Each of the eight lawyers at The Law Firm for Truck Safety and one of our paralegals have participated in and continue to educate other law firms throughout the country this fall.  This article starts with the first event from September 22, 2021. This autumn intensive teaching time continues. Seven different legal organizations have hosted …

Nov 06
2021

We are Working to Prevent Underride Crashes Like This One that Killed a Cleveland Teacher

On November 3rd, Danielle Chronister, a 33-year-old teacher for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District was killed in a crosswalk by a dump truck.  This beloved teacher was struck as the dump truck was turning right from East 21st street onto Chester Avenue.  She was knocked to the ground and the truck’s rear tires ran over …

Nov 03
2021

Busy Autumn Teaching Truck Crash Law – part 3

Each of the eight lawyers at The Law Firm for Truck Safety and one of our paralegals have participated in and continue to educate other law firms throughout the country this fall.  This article starts with the first event from September 22, 2021. This autumn intensive teaching time continues. Seven different legal organizations have hosted …

Nov 02
2021

Busy Autumn Teaching Truck Crash Law – part 2

Each of the eight lawyers at The Law Firm for Truck Safety and one of our paralegals have participated in and continue to educate other law firms throughout the country this fall.  This article starts with the first event from September 22, 2021. This autumn intensive teaching time continues. Seven different legal organizations have hosted …

Nov 01
2021

Busy Autumn Teaching Truck Crash Law – part 1

Each of the eight lawyers at The Law Firm for Truck Safety and one of our paralegals have participated in and continue to educate other law firms throughout the country this fall.  This article starts with the first event from September 22, 2021. This autumn intensive teaching time continues. Seven different legal organizations have hosted …

Jun 10
2021

10 Life Saving Truck Safety Policy Initiatives Built Into Federal Surface Transportation Infrastructure Bill

by Andy Young On June 4th, Chairs Defazio, Norton, and Payne introduced the INVEST in America Act, a five-year surface transportation funding bill.   INVEST stands for “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act.” Click here to read the text of the bill.  The 2021 INVEST in America Act …

Jun 02
2021

VIDEO: Client Brooke Pratt tells her story for the CVSA

Our client Brooke Pratt was recently featured in a video produced by the CVSA. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is a nonprofit association comprised of local, state, provincial, territorial and federal commercial motor vehicle safety officials and industry representatives. The Alliance aims to achieve uniformity, compatibility and reciprocity of commercial motor vehicle inspections and …

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