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Jury gives $6.15 million for truck/ motorcycle death and injury in construction zone

Mar 18, 2010 - March 18, 2010 A Lucas County jury rendered a verdict for $6.15 million against construction company E.S. Wagner for the death of Frankie Hunt, Jr. and for injuries to Jamie Kujawa. Kujawa’s lawyer, Michael Leizerman, argued that E.S. Wagner was required to block the left turn lane on Laskey when it closed Burnham Road for …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: March 08 – March 15

Mar 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: March 01 – March 08

Mar 09, 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: February 22 – March 01

Mar 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 [email protected] or call me at 1-800-628-4500. WHMI.com reports that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 15 – February 22

Feb 22, 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: February 9 – February 15

Feb 14, 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: February 2 – February 8

Feb 08, 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 [email protected]

Truck Driver Distracted by Porn in Deadly Crash

Feb 03, 2010 - New York State Police have reported that last month’s deadly truck accident on Interstate 90 in Pembroke, New York was the result of the truck driver watching a pornographic movie on a laptop computer at the time he crashed his tractor-trailer into a disabled vehicle. The Buffalo area resident who lost her life in the …

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 [email protected] 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 …

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