The Difference Between a Car Accident and Truck Accident Claim
Truck accidents are devastating collisions that often cause life-changing injuries, especially to the occupants of the smaller vehicle. When it comes to pursuing financial compensation for a truck accident in Alabama, you may have to contend with several unique issues. Commercial truck accident claims are not like typical car accident insurance claims. For this...Read More
Who Is Responsible for an Unsecured Load Accident?
Every year, hundreds of traffic accidents involving large commercial trucks are reported to law enforcement in Alabama. While most of these accidents are vehicle-to-vehicle collisions between trucks and passenger vehicles, some involve unsecured cargo and lost loads. If a tractor-trailer loses its cargo in transit and a victim gets injured or dies as a...Read More
What Is a Rapid Response Team in a Truck Accident?
Being injured in a truck accident is frightening and confusing enough without also having to deal with a truck company’s rapid response team. Trucking companies send these teams to the scene of accidents immediately – sometimes arriving even before the police – to gather evidence and start building a case that protects the truck...Read More
How Can Truck Driver Fatigue Cause Accidents?
Driver fatigue is the most common reason for accidents on roads and highways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 600 deaths in 2019 occurred due to drowsy driving. Truck drivers are tired and fatigued since they spend long hours on the road. Fatigue can lead slow their response on...Read More