by swood | Jun 29, 2021 | Accidents, highway accidents, Personal Injury, Trucker HealthThe Unsung Heroes of America At some point, almost every good that is consumed in the United States is transported by a truck. In fact, trucking companies are responsible for transporting over 70% of all of the nation’s annual freight totaling $700.4 billion and 10 billion tons of goods. Trucking companies provide these goods for [...]
by Andrew Buchanan | Jul 3, 2017 | Accidents, Benefits, highway accidents, Highways, Injury Claims, Leg injuries, Personal Injury
Rear-end collisions are common highway accidents that lead to serious injuries. We will pursue workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury damages for our clients injuried in rear end collisions.
by Charles Buchanan | Apr 4, 2012 | Accidents, Benefits, Health, highway accidents, Injury Claims, insurance, medical care, no fault insurance, no fault states, Payments, Personal Injury, UncategorizedOn our recent appearance on Truth About Trucking Live, we were asked about "No Fault" automobile insurance and how it impacts the rights of truckers injured in highway accidents. This is a common question that deserves an answer. Most states follow a traditional fault based automobile insurance models. In these states, your state mandated liability [...]
by Charles Buchanan | Mar 29, 2012 | Accidents, insurance, medical care, Personal Injury, Uninsured Motorist CoverageIn our series on "Paying Bills After Injury," we have discussed personal injury lawsuits, workers' compensation, disability insurance, Social Security Disability, and Supplemental Security Income. In this segment, we discuss uninsured motorist coverage. An "Uninsured Motorist Clause" is a provision commonly found in automobile insurance policies that pays compensation to individuals injured by uninsured, negligent drivers. If you [...]
by Charles Buchanan | Mar 26, 2012 | Accidents, Benefits, Health, Injury Claims, insurance, Medicaid, medical care, Social Security Disability, SSD, SSI, Supplemental Security IncomeIn this installment of "Getting Medical Care After an Injury," we discuss Medicare. As discussed in prior posts, hurt truckers have a difficult time getting medical care. Trucking companies often fire injured truck drivers causing them to lose health insurance and then deny workers' compensation medical benefits. As discussed in prior posts, Medicaid is a program [...]
by Charles Buchanan | Mar 20, 2012 | Accidents, Benefits, Injury Claims, Injury Rating, Personal Injury, Uncategorized, Workers CompensationA truck driver recently reached out to us and asked three questions: What is the difference between Workers Compensation and Personal Injury cases? Can you have both types going at the same time? How do you file a civil (Personal Injury) suit? These are important questions we often get from hurt truck [...]