What You Need To Know About No Fault Automobile Insurance

On 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 [...]

Truckers Hurt By Uninsured Drivers Can Recover Under Work Comp And Their Own Auto Policies

In 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 [...]

Three Questions Hurt Truck Drivers Ask About Personal Injury Lawsuits And Workers’ Compensation

A 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 [...]

Leg and Foot Injuries Are Painful And Can Prevent Truckers From Working

In our prior post on common trucking injuries, we discussed shoulder, elbow and wrist injuries.  In this post, we discuss common leg and foot injuries that prevent truckers from working. Leg and foot injuries can be debilitating and can take a truck driver months – or even years – to recover, and with certain injuries [...]

Disability Insurance Can Help Truck Drivers Pay Bills After An Injury

In our last segments on “Paying Bills After an Injury,” we discussed workers' compensation and workers' compensation benefits.  We continue the segment in this post by discussing disability insurance policies. Disability insurance policies are sold by private insurance companies such as Aetna and the Hartford Financial. These policies pay benefits in the event you become [...]