Does a Truck Driver’s Health Play a Role in Accident Claims?

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Truck Driver’s Health

Truck driver health problems or medical emergencies are more common in semi-truck accidents than most people realize. When a driver’s health is failing, or he or she has a medical emergency while operating a semi-truck, it can cause devastating (if not fatal) accidents. Large trucks are much heavier than passenger vehicles. Therefore, they lead to…

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Assessing Driver vs. Employer Liability in Trucking Accident Cases

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truck and car driving in the rain

When a commercial truck is involved in a motor vehicle accident, an attorney is immediately consulted. Semi-trucks are extremely large vehicles, and their collisions almost always result in serious property damage and devastating injuries. State and federal laws regulate truckers and their companies – which makes filing claims against negligent drivers even more complex. In…

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Rural Georgia Roads Susceptible to 18-Wheeler Accidents

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18-wheeler accidents

Savanah, Georgia Semi-truck Accident Lawyers Large, heavy 18-wheelers are a common sight along America’s interstate highway system, particularly the long I-95 corridor that links southern coastal cities, such as Savannah, with Philadelphia and New York City. With so many articulated trucks on the highway, one might expect that a majority of fatal 18-wheeler accidents would…

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Sleep-Deprived Truck Drivers Are As Dangerous as Drunk Drivers

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sleep deprived truck driver

According to a recent report, accidents related to sleep deprivation cost more than $40 billion annually. The same study indicates that motor vehicle accidents related to fatigue, drowsy driving, and falling asleep at the wheel are not only common – they are underestimated. It seems that many of the drivers we will face today on…

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Many 18-Wheeler Accidents Linked to Excessive Speed

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If there is anything that Georgia truck drivers know, it is that “time is money.” Whether they are heading for Savannah or Macon, the quicker they can get their rig and cargo to its destination, the quicker they can get a new load. Quick turnarounds are key to a driver’s income, so it comes as…

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