Truck Accident

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Why Drug Abuse is a Growing Crash Risk Factor for Truck Drivers

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 27, 2021 in Truck Accident

Truck drivers face grueling challenges on the job, from long hours on the road to dealing with the daily pressure of meeting tight deadlines. For many big-rig operators, this has led to a growing problem of self-medicating with various drugs just to get…

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Why Get Legal Help After a Crash Due to a Truck Following Too Closely

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 18, 2020 in Truck Accident

Pursuing a legal claim against a trucking company, even when fault appears to be clear, is complicated. Lawyers handling a truck accident case know it is important to obtain evidence before it is lost or destroyed.  The involved insurance and trucking…

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Who is Liable For a Wide-Turn Truck Crash in Tennessee?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 22, 2020 in Truck Accident

Wide-turn truck crashes are often the result of driver negligence, however, there are circumstances where other third parties may share liability. Greg Coleman Law explains more about how wide-turn truck crashes happen, including who may be liable for…

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Understanding the Hours of Service Regulations for Truck Drivers

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 20, 2018 in Truck Accident

State and federal laws apply to commercial truck drivers to try to minimize the number of accidents caused by fatigued driving. Federal hours of service regulations limit the amount of time that a truck driver can drive before he or she is required to…

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7 Tips for Sharing the Road Safely with Large Trucks

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Aug 23, 2018 in Truck Accident

Trucks are larger and longer than passenger vehicles with certain limitations when it comes to maneuverability, stopping distances and blind spots. Many truck accidents can be avoided if drivers understand these limitations and practice safe driving skills…

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Who Can Be Held Liable After a Truck Accident

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 01, 2018 in Truck Accident

Commercial truck accidents are distinct from other kinds of accidents because any number of people or entities may be involved. This can make it difficult to determine which parties may be responsible for the damages caused by a truck accident. If you…

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5 Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 21, 2018 in Truck Accident

Because of the size and weight of a commercial semi-truck, a collision involving one of these vehicles can be devastating. Often, truck accident victims suffer severe injuries that can result in permanent disability or death. If you or someone you love…

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What Should I Do After a Truck Accident?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 12, 2017 in Truck Accident

Truck accidents happen quickly, and the time immediately following the crash can be scary and confusing. However, knowing the steps you should take after a truck accident may help improve your chances for recovering compensation for your injuries. Below,…

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Injuries Commonly Caused by Truck Accidents

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 31, 2017 in Truck Accident

When a passenger vehicle collides with a large commercial truck, the resulting injuries can be devastating. Because of the size of large commercial trucks, accidents involving these vehicle can result in a wide range of injuries. This guide will list…

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Why Should You Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 15, 2017 in Truck Accident

Commercial trucks can weight up to 80,000 pounds and cause extreme damage in the event of a collision with other vehicles. These accidents usually result in severe, debilitating injuries or the victim’s death. Accidents involving a transportation truck…

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