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Jul 5, 2018

Why Are Truck Collisions So Dangerous?

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Getting into an accident with a vehicle of any size could lead to serious injuries, but a collision with a tractor-trailer almost guarantees them. A crash with a commercial truck is more likely to lead to catastrophic, life-altering injuries, or death, simply because of the way that they’re built and designed to move. Knowing why [...]

Jun 26, 2018

Common Defenses to Trucking Accidents

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Insurance companies and defense lawyers will try every argument they can to avoid paying your claim. They will fight to minimize any amounts they do have to pay. And if you don’t have an experienced Nashville truck accident lawyer on your side, you may be taken in by some of these arguments during the settlement [...]

May 17, 2018

Cargo Spills and Falling Debris

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When shipments spill from trucks, the debris creates dangers for the driver and every vehicle near the truck. A recent Tennessee truck spill, reported by News Channel 5, is just one example. The news station reported that paint thinner spilled from a pickup truck traveling on I-40. The chemical spilled when the truck rolled over. [...]

Apr 19, 2018

What Are Truck “No Zones”?

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No-zones are blind spots. Cars, motorcycles, trucks, and pedestrians positioned in these spots can’t be seen by the truck driver – even with rear and side-view mirrors. If the truck driver doesn’t see you and doesn’t have a reason to anticipate you, then the driver is much more likely to collide with or even crush [...]

Mar 27, 2018

Why It’s Important to Investigate a Tractor-Trailer Accident As Soon as Possible after the Crash

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The early investigation of a large truck accident can mean the difference between winning and losing a truck accident case. It can mean the difference between settling your claim and risking a jury trial. The sooner investigators speak to witness, examine the trucks, and inspect the accident site; the more likely it is that Nashville [...]

Feb 20, 2018

What is “Spoliation of Evidence,” and How Can It Affect Your Truck Accident Case?

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When you are involved in an accident with a large commercial truck the results can include devastating injuries, property damage and sometimes even death. For those fortunate enough to walk away from an 18-wheeler accident, they face massive medical bills, lost time at work and the inability to participate in their lives. When you are [...]

Feb 13, 2018

Sometimes Distracted Truck Drivers Who Kill People are Charged with Homicide

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Distracted driving is on the rise in Tennessee, according to a story on WSMV.com. The news outlet reports that the number of distraction-related crashes is just over 22,700 as of mid-October with 81 of those crashes being fatal. Distracted driving is engaging in another activity that takes your attention away from the task of driving. [...]