All posts by Killino Firm

Truck Accident News: U.S. Congress Mulls Higher Minimum Insurance Limit for Truckers

Thanks to inflation, the medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses incurred by the innocent victims of truck and 18-wheeler have continued to rise year after year. Yet because the minimum insurance limit for truckers has remained unchanged for decades, far too many crash victims are never fully compensated and find themselves thousands of dollars […]

Thousands of Truckers Test Positive for Marijuana, Cocaine, and Other Illegal Drugs

With truck and 18-wheeler accidents already killing and seriously injuring thousands of people every year, truck drivers operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol are the last thing anyone needs. Yet data collected by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse indicates a significant number of the nation’s truckers […]

Truck Recall Alert: Navistar Sleeper Cabs Recalled for Potential Tailpipe Detachment

Drivers of Navistar trucks should check their exhaust systems before heading out on the open road, following a recent truck recall for thousands of sleeper cabs with defective brackets that could allow the tailpipe to detach and fall onto the roadway. Defective trucks and components can cause serious accidents, severe injuries, and wrongful death. Our […]

More Delivery Truck Accidents with Online Shopping

During this coronavirus crisis we are advised to go grocery shopping once a week and to stay home whenever possible, which should mean less traffic and safer streets.  Children and teens, however, now use suburban roads as playgrounds and sports centers. And more home deliveries have turned these once quiet and safe streets into mini-highways. […]

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 […]