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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 21 – June 28

Jun 28, 2010 - 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 …

Milk Trucks and Trucking Safety

Jun 22, 2010 - Milk may do a body good, but surprisingly it can be a contributing factor in truck accidents. When a commercial tanker truck carries a liquid such as milk, it can make the vehicle difficult to control for a number of reasons. The tanks on tanker trucks are elevated well above the roadway, making such trucks …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 14 – June 21

Jun 22, 2010 - 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

Jun 14, 2010 - 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 24 – May 31

May 31, 2010 - 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

May 24, 2010 - 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 michael@leizerman.com or call me at 1-800-628-4500. The Chicago Tribune …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: May 10 – May 17

May 16, 2010 - 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 03 – May 10

May 10, 2010 - 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 michael@leizerman.com or call me at 1-800-628-4500. WFTV.com reports that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 26 – May 3

May 03, 2010 - 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 …

Ohio Approves Higher Speed Limit for Big Rigs

Apr 30, 2010 - On Thursday, April 1, the State of Ohio passed into law a two-year, $9.2 billion transportation budget, a budget that contains provisions permitting big rigs to travel the state’s roadways at 65mph rather than restricting them to 55mph as previous law dictated. The new speed limit becomes effective 90 days from signing. The fact that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 19 – April 26

Apr 26, 2010 - 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 …

Rep. DeFazio Urges Repeal of NAFTA Mexican Truck Program

Apr 22, 2010 - On April 14, 2010, Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) headed a bi-partisan group of seventy eight Members of Congress who sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk, asking them to renegotiate the section of the North American Free Trade Agreement that deals with the permitting of access …

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