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Collecting Compensation for Accidents Caused by Commercial Truck Brake Failure

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that around 29 percent of accidents involving commercial trucks are caused by brake failure. While brake failure is always dangerous, it can be deadly when the vehicle in question is a large truck traveling at high speeds, and possibly carrying dangerous cargo. Collisions involving trucks tend… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Recently, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported that as many as 4,000 people lose their lives as a result of truck accident-related injuries on a yearly basis. Further data reveals that many of those truck accidents are caused by truck driver fatigue. In an effort to combat this pattern, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety… Read More »

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Truck Accidents

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

Every year, thousands of Pennsylvania residents are injured or killed in truck accidents. These types of crashes can have especially devastating consequences because of the much larger size of most commercial trucks. Treating catastrophic injuries sustained in truck accidents can quickly overwhelm a victim’s finances. Fortunately, negligent drivers and trucking companies can and should… Read More »

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