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Ban on Texting by Commercial Drivers Announced

Feb 01, 2010 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Tuesday, January 26th that drivers of commercial vehicles, essentially large trucks and buses, are now formally banned from texting while driving and that drivers caught ignoring the ban could be fined up to $2,750. The ban is effective immediately. In a statement announcing the ban, transportation Secretary LaHood …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: January 26 – February 1

Feb 01, 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. Mlive.com reports that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: January 19 – January 25

Jan 25, 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: January 12 – January 18

Jan 18, 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 …

The Dangers of Ice and Snow Atop Semi-trailer Trucks

Jan 13, 2010 - Peter Morano of Aurora, Illinois is lucky to be alive. Last Monday Morano was driving to the day care center his wife owns when what he describes as a “white bomb” hit his car. The white bomb was a sheet of ice that struck his car’s windshield, broke it, and scattered glass into his face …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: January 5 – January 11

Jan 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. Local 12, WKRC …

Truck Accident of January 7, 2010 in Harmony Township, Ohio

Jan 08, 2010 - I extend my deepest condolences to the families of the victims of today’s tragic tanker truck and school van accident on I-70 near State Route 40 in Clark County, Ohio, the latest families to suffer the pain of losing a loved one in a truck accident. The crash occurred just after noon when the tanker …

Truck Accident of January 1, 2010 in Granger Township, Ohio

Jan 06, 2010 - My thoughts are with the family of Frank Murdocc of Norton, Ohio, another family who has suffered the pain of having a loved one seriously injured in a truck accident. On New Year’s Day, at Route 18 and Boneta Road in Granger Township, a tractor-trailer with a box trailer failed to stop at a traffic …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: December 29 – January 4

Jan 04, 2010 - 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 michael@leizerman.com …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: December 22 – December 28

Dec 28, 2009 - 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: December 15 – December 21

Dec 20, 2009 - 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. WSMV.com of Nashville, …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: December 7 – December 14

Dec 13, 2009 - 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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