Archive for Trucking Accidents

Is It Possible to Sue an Out-Of-State Trucking Company?

Is It Possible to Sue an Out-Of-State Trucking Company?

  • December 3rd, 2018
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Often, when we first meet with victims of truck accidents in Memphis and surrounding areas in Tennessee and northern Mississippi, we learn they are worried that they won’t be able to collect from the at-fault trucking company because it is based in another state. They feel better when we tell…

What Laws Apply to Truck Drivers to Prevent Accidents?

What Laws Apply to Truck Drivers to Prevent Accidents?

  • November 13th, 2018
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Trucking is one of the most highly regulated industries in America. Federal regulations govern interstate commercial trucking, or trucking that involves going between states, while state regulations govern intrastate trucking, which takes place entirely within one state. However, most states have adopted regulations which largely mirror the federal rules. What…

Four Differences Between a Truck Accident and a Car Accident

Four Differences Between a Truck Accident and a Car Accident

  • October 30th, 2018
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If you have ever seen a serious truck accident on a Memphis highway, you may have an idea that commercial truck accidents and passenger vehicle car accidents are very different. A truck accident is typically more severe, potentially causing catastrophic injuries. But truck accidents also differ in many other significant…

Do you need a lawyer if you’re injured in an accident?

  • April 15th, 2014
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Yes, if you have a significant injury. Insurance companies do not want you to hire a lawyer. That’s because they know they will have to pay a larger settlement if you are represented by a lawyer. The Insurance Research Council found that the settlement figure was 3 and 1/2 times…

How much is your claim worth?

  • February 5th, 2014
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When an injured person first consults a personal injury lawyer, one of the first things this client would like to know is how much the case is worth. An experienced personal injury lawyer can usually give a broad range of value at the first meeting. The lawyer knows that the…

Steps to increase the value of your claim

  • February 4th, 2014
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Write Down Everything that Happened Shortly after the accident, everything is fresh in your mind. But with each passing day, your memory of the events fades. For example, it is common for a driver to be apologetic at the scene of an accident, to explain that he was “in a…

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