How Can an Expert Witness Help My Las Vegas Truck Accident Case?

Accidents with commercial trucks are nearly always much more serious than accidents with passenger vehicles. Everything is worse – the intensity of the crash, the damage to your vehicle, and the severity of your injuries. When the accident wasn’t your fault, working out legal claims and financial compensation can be difficult and stressful, too. Depending…

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The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

In March of 2022, dash camera footage was released showing the driver of an 18-wheeler nodding off before crashing into two cars on the side of the road, and seriously injuring another individual who was changing a tire. That individual wound up pinned between his car and a concrete median. It was last reported that…

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Maybe It’s Time We Had Speed Limiters for Trucks

There’s no question that speed kills. It’s a leading cause of vehicle accidents, and just about every local news source in the country has been running stories about the increase in speed-related fatalities on our roadways. But it looks like the federal government is finally poised to do something about it. The Federal Motor Carrier…

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What Are Backup Truck Accidents?

Sharing the roads with tractor trailers can be incredibly intimidating, and for good reason. Their large, rectangular shape means they tower over passenger vehicles, and they never seem to be entirely in control. We have all heard horror stories on the news, of course: semis end up across highway medians or crushing every car in…

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What Is an Underride Truck Accident?

The roads are filled with all sorts of vehicles – from the very small to the very large. Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are undeniably common and understandably intimidating. A crash with one of those, and you’re possibly looking at terrible injuries and huge hospital bills. One of the most dangerous types of crashes that can occur…

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Truck Collisions from Blind Spots

Big rigs, tractor trailers, sixteen wheelers, whatever you call them the one type of vehicle all motorists want to avoid driving alongside on the roadway is a commercial truck. Everything about a large truck that makes it unique also makes it dangerous. While some of us may marvel at the size and weight of commercial…

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Who Is Liable After a Commercial Truck Collision in Las Vegas?

Commercial trucks haul millions of tons of freight around the US each year. They are responsible for transporting almost three-fourths of all of the country’s cargo annually. Unfortunately, big rigs and 18-wheelers are not always suited for safe transport. In 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recorded 4,657 fatal large truck accidents. This…

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How Driver Fatigue Can Lead to Truck Accidents

Millions of commercial motor vehicles carry goods across state lines every day in the US. Although trucking companies and their employees have a responsibility to ensure the safety of their transports, they may act negligently in ways that cause accidents. In 2017, 4,657 fatal motor vehicle collisions involved large trucks. One of the most common…

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How Will Uber Freight Affect the Trucking Industry

Uber Freight is a new app to connect truck drivers, carriers and owner-operators to available loads near them. Although it is not the first load-matching app on the market, Uber promises innovative new features such as fixed nonnegotiable rates and seven-day driver payments. As Uber Freight gains traction in the trucking community, many wonder how…

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