If you are a truck driver or are considering joining the 850,000 truckers currently working across the US, you should know how to prevent possible injuries you might be facing as a driver. Due to long work hours, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet, truckers sustain many workers' compensation injuries. Moreover, the [...]
The 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 [...]
How Do Trucking Injuries Happen? Driving a truck is a dangerous job. American truckers drive billions of miles each year on dangerous highways, work with heavy equipment, and do a lot of physical labor. There are many risks taken with this profession, and work-related injuries are very common. As personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]