Truck Safety Law Suspended May Do More Harm, Attorney has Solution

As the coronavirus has caused panicked people to hoard items such as toilet paper and hand sanitizers, pasta and frozen food, retailers and hospitals are pressured to maintain cleaning and medical supplies. Mainly because hospitals are running out of these essential items, an 82-year-old road safety law has been suspended for some truck drivers.  But… Read more

More Truckers Sleeping at the Wheel on Highways and Byways

Truck driver fatigue all too often results in truck crash injuries and truck accident deaths. Adding to such tragedy, truck accidents caused by fatigue are preventable. Traffic experts, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cite trucker fatigue as one of the leading causes of truck crashes. Why are so many truckers driving drowsy?… Read more

NJ Man Dies after PA Senior Facility Dumps Him in Uber, Suit Claims

The family of a Toms River, New Jersey man has sued a Shohola senior living center, charging that the facility caused his death, after sending him home in a three-hour Uber ride, despite warnings from state health officials. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court in Scranton by attorney Steven McConnell of the Killino Firm’s Philadelphia office, charges Twin Cedars Senior Living LLC and its… Read more

Five Hidden Reasons that Cause Truck Accidents

Among the most common and deadliest causes of truck accidents, there are several “hidden” reasons, and almost 90 percent of tractor-trailer wrecks share a common cause: Human error.  That statistic includes everyone on the road— not just truck drivers—but a study from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) found that 87 percent of fatal… Read more

Tractor-Trailer Accident – Repeat Four Times

After four tractor-trailer accidents occurred in the same area of highway, the Maryland Motor Truck Association issued a warning “to use extreme caution” while driving that section –a sharp turn and then a steep downhill grade on the interstate from the Garrett County line through Cumberland.  One tractor-trailer jackknifed August 2, and three crashes in October… Read more

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