Truck Accident

What Do I Look for When Choosing a Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer?

by William Mattar | March 5th, 2021

You are injured after an accident with a semi and don’t know where to turn. You might be facing growing medical bills and other expenses that you can’t cover. On top of everything, you were not at fault for the truck crash. As a result, you are looking for the right truck accident lawyer to represent […]

Common Truck Accident Injuries

by William Mattar | February 12th, 2021

Semi-trucks dot the roadways and highways as they deliver the products we consume. While they provide a needed service, they can also cause accidents. Because of the size of semi-trucks and the speed at which they travel, accidents can often be catastrophic. Semi-trucks are usually the heaviest vehicles on the road and can seriously damage […]

What Are Truck Drivers’ Hours of Service Rules?

by William Mattar | January 22nd, 2021

Semi-trucks, commercial trucks, and other trucks dot the roadways and highways to deliver the products we consume and get people where they need to be. While they provide a needed service, they can also cause accidents. Because of the trucks’ size and speed, the accidents they cause can be catastrophic. The drivers of large trucks […]

What is a Semi-Truck Jackknife Accident?

by William Mattar | July 30th, 2020

A semi-truck jackknifes when the trailer pushes the cab to one side. You may have passed a jackknifed semi at some point. These types of accidents occur when the cab and trailer go in different directions. In some cases, the truck overturns completely.  Due to a commercial truck’s weight and length, jackknifing can cause a […]

Do Truck Drivers Get Fired for Accidents?

by Michael Grant | July 14th, 2020

Truck accidents account for a large number of deaths on American highways every year. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, over 4,000 people were killed in accidents involving trucks in 2017. Under the New York Vehicle and Traffic Law, vehicle owners are vicariously liable for the negligence of their permissive drivers. This means […]

I Was Injured After a Truck Accident. Do I Have a Case?

by William Mattar | November 26th, 2019

Truck accidents may have unique legal issues. If the at-fault driver is operating a truck that belongs to a trucking company, this can change the way a case is handled. For example, there are regulations regarding licensing and how many hours a truck driver can work . The outcome of a case can be changed […]

6 Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

by William Mattar | November 25th, 2019

Semi-trucks and commercial trucks dot the roadways and highways as they deliver the products we consume. While they provide a needed service, they can also cause truck accidents. Because of the size of the trucks, and the speed they travel, the truck accidents can be catastrophic. It’s important for the drivers of these semi-trucks to […]

School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | October 3rd, 2019

When school is in session, everyone needs to be aware of the school buses and their precious cargo. Between unpredictable fall weather and neighborhoods teeming with children boarding and leaving buses, school bus safety becomes an important topic. Both motorists and bus passengers should take time to learn school bus safety tips. Watch For Buses […]

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Buffalo Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | August 8th, 2019

You cannot possibly predict when you are going to have a truck accident, regardless of how careful you are while on the road. Such incidents can lead to problems that include trauma, spinal cord damages and financial losses. You may end up going through a long and complicated legal process as you seek compensation for […]

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety?

by William Mattar | August 5th, 2019

Can Truck Driver Shortages Affect Roadway Safety? How would you answer the question of whether fewer truck drivers on U.S. highways will impact the safety of other drivers? Do you think roadway safety would improve because fewer vehicles traveling on busy interstates would obviously mean fewer accidents? So what happens when there aren’t enough truck […]