Truck Accidents

How Employer Liability Works In A Trucking Accident

Accidents involving larger commercial trucks are often devastating for those inside passenger vehicles. Commercial trucks can weigh upwards of 80,000 pounds when they are fully loaded, and they are much bigger than traditional passenger cars. It is crucial for victims to hold truck drivers and trucking companies responsible if their negligence caused the crash. Sometimes,… read more

Types Of Damages Available After a Truck Accident

Accidents involving larger commercial trucks often result in significant injuries and property damage expenses. When these incidents occur due to the careless or negligent actions of another party, victims should be able to recover various types of compensation for their losses. Here, we want to examine the various types of compensation typically available in these… read more

Understanding Federal and State Trucking Regulations: A Guide for Truck Drivers and Carriers

Commercial vehicles are regulated at both the state and federal levels. For commercial trucks that operate across state borders (interstate), federal regulations typically override state regulations, though Tennessee and federal regulations are fairly closely aligned. Trucks that operate only within Tennessee State borders (intrastate) must abide by Tennessee commercial truck regulations. Federal Commercial Trucking Regulations… read more

The Importance of Truck Driver Training and Certification: How it Can Prevent Accidents on the Road

Commercial truck drivers are the lifeblood not only of Tennessee but also of the entire country. Commercial truck drivers help ensure that our residents and visitors have the goods and supplies they need on a daily basis. Here, we want to examine truck driver training and certification, in particular looking at the minimum requirements required… read more

Reporting An Unsafe Truck Driver in Tennessee

Drivers who operate large commercial trucks have an incredibly important job. Not only are they responsible for delivering goods across the country, but they also are responsible for ensuring the safe operation of vehicles that are magnitudes larger than traditional passenger cars. When a truck driver operates unsafely, it may be necessary to report them…. read more

Tips on Driving a Semi-Truck During the Winter

Operators of large commercial trucks have significant responsibilities. These vehicles are much larger than traditional cars on the roadway, so any misstep could lead to significant injuries or property damage. The situation can become even more precarious in the winter, particularly when there is a chance of snow or ice. Here, we want to offer… read more

My Loved One Was Killed in a Semi-Truck Accident: Do I Have a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If you have lost a loved one in a semi-truck accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to recover compensation and closure. Here, we want to discuss how Tennessee’s wrongful death statutes could apply for accidents involving… read more

How Much Is My Semi-Truck Accident Injury Claim Worth?

Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often devastating, particularly those who may be riding in traditional passenger cars affected by the collision. The size and weight discrepancy between semi-trucks and smaller vehicles are the number one contributing factor to the devastation in these cases. If you or somebody you care about has been injured in… read more

How Long Does it Take to Settle a Semi-Truck Accident?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck company or truck driver, you may be entitled to various types of compensation for your losses. However, truck accident claims can become complicated and time-consuming. Here, we want to discuss how long… read more

Spoliation Letters For A Truck Accident

Truck accidents often result in severe injuries for those involved, particularly drivers and passengers in traditional vehicles. In the aftermath of a crash involving a commercial truck, attorneys and insurance carriers will need to sift through the evidence in order to determine how the crash occurs. Unfortunately, there are times when evidence is altered, destroyed,… read more