Tire Blowout Lawsuits

More than 15 years after the Bridgestone/Firestone tire recall involving Ford Explorers and other SUV and light truck rollovers, massive auto recalls are in the headlines almost daily. Faulty tires may have faded into the background of our consciousness, but they are still a serious problem. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), tire […]

The Importance of Tire Safety

You may take tire maintenance for granted, but you really shouldn’t. Your car’s tires actually affect maneuverability, fuel economy, riding comfort, braking distance, and tire life. More important, your tires could cause a wreck and serious injuries. The following article is intended to inform you on why it’s important to maintain your tires, and what […]

Top 5 Truck Accident Resources

1. Five Safety Tips for Avoiding Truck Accidents Although collisions with large commercial vehicles typically involve truck driver error and are often ultimately the fault of the trucking company, there are many things that the everyday driver can do to avoid getting into a truck accident. And, some truck accidents happen because regular drivers just […]

Poor Visibility and Auto Accidents

Poor visibility can occur under a number of conditions. It is a common factor in inclement weather and often found in combination with treacherous road conditions, making for an extremely dangerous situation. But poor visibility is not always accompanied by hazardous weather, and can be the result of harsh natural or manmade lighting conditions. Although […]

The Dangers of Underride Accidents

Any accident involving a large commercial truck can be a massive and devastating crash. Underride accidents cause some of the worst injuries. Decapitation is the biggest danger in an underride accident. Although there is no way to completely prevent all truck accidents, underride can be prevented with adequate safety equipment installed on big rigs. Rear […]

Truckers and Tough Turnaround Times – Why Sleep Matters

Truck driver fatigue is a very real and constant danger on our roads, as the 2014 crash involving a Wal-Mart truck that killed comedian Jimmy Mack, left Tracy Morgan severely injured, and also injured three other passengers, reminded the world. Hours of Service (HOS) rules were created in an attempt to combat fatigue, by limiting […]

Emotional Distress and Mental Health Issues Cause Real Harm after an Accident

Too many people whose lives have not been touched by a serious car or truck accident scoff at non-economic damages such as emotional distress and mental pain and suffering because they do not understand the real harm that the effects of an accident can cause. The mental and emotional aftermath of an accident can have a ripple effect […]

Sharing the Road with Farm Equipment

Anytime you drive on rural roads, there is a chance you will be sharing the road with farm equipment. It is even more likely during planting and harvest seasons, which vary according to the crop and location. Drivers who are not accustomed to seeing farm equipment on the road are often taken by surprise by […]

Tailgating Accidents

On February 7, 2015, Bruce Jenner was involved in a fatal four car accident. A Prius was stopped or moving very slowly when it was hit by a Lexus. Jenner, who was pulling a loaded trailer, saw the accident and swerved to avoid it, but hit the Lexus. The Lexus veered into oncoming traffic where […]