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Defensive driving can help prevent Joplin semi-truck accidents

Research shows that accidents involving semi-trucks and passenger vehicles can be extremely dangerous, especially for passenger vehicle occupants, who are more vulnerable to serious, life-threatening ...
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Fiery CA accident involved FedEx truck, high school bus

Yesterday, ten people were killed in northern California when a FedEx truck veered across a grassy highway median and struck a bus filled with high school students en route to a college visit, causing ...
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Cell phones & semi-truck drivers: A dangerous combination for Missouri motorists

It's no secret that hand-held cell phone use is a common contributor to car accidents in Missouri and throughout the United States. As our personal injury lawyers know, numerous studies have indicated ...
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Fatal semi-truck accident leads to wrongful death lawsuit filed on victims' behalf

As Cape Girardeau car accident lawyers, we frequently work with families who have lost loved ones because of the actions of negligent drivers. In addition to the trauma and grief that accompany such a ...
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Semi-truck driver causes fatal chain reaction crash in Republic, MO

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that semi-truck accidents often result in serious, life-threatening injuries. All too often, the victims of these devastating crashes are innocent ...
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Fatal semi-truck accident leads to wrongful death lawsuits

Accidents involving semi-trucks are among the most dangerous collisions on Missouri roads, especially when they involve a smaller car or truck. In 2011 fatal two-vehicle crashes involving a semi-truck ...
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Recent fatal accidents call attention to teen driving risks

As Missouri personal injury lawyers, we know that car accidents involving teen drivers are all too common. Research indicates that teens have much higher crash rates than older drivers, even though ...
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Relatives file wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of family killed in chain reaction semi-truck crash

Relatives of a family killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against three semi-truck drivers involved in the incident. According to the San Jose Mercury News, the ...
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Semi truck drives into Nevada diner, killing one customer and seriously injuring two others

Earlier today, a semi-truck crashed into a Nevada restaurant, leaving one customer dead and three others injured. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, it happened along Highway 71 in Vernon ...
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Woman awarded $3.2 million in wrongful death lawsuit after husband was killed by truck debris

This week, a Pennsylvania jury awarded $3.2 to a woman whose husband was killed by a piece of mining equipment that fell from a semi-truck on the highway. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the ...
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When Big Rigs & Passenger Cars Crash: The Basics

If you've been involved in a collision with a commercial truck, you know how serious these accidents can be. A commercial truck with a full load may weigh more than 80,000 pounds, whereas a passenger ...
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Is it Legal to Ride in the Back of a Pickup Truck in Missouri?

In New Madrid and throughout Missouri, it's not uncommon to see people riding in the back of a pickup truck, especially during the spring and summer months: in fact, many of us have probably ridden in ...
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Motorists Urged to Use Caution around Large Vehicles to Avoid Fatal Trucking Accidents in Missouri

Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal the dangers that large trucks pose to Missouri motorists: in 2009, there were nearly 3,500 fatal truck accidents nationwide. ...
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Jackknifing Tractor Trailer Accidents Pose Serious Hazards on Highways in Joplin, Missouri and Elsewhere

Jackknifing tractor trailers are one hazard of the modern era of trucking. Although we hear this term all the time on the news in Joplin, MO, most people do not know exactly what it means. As seasoned ...
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Missouri Personal Injury Cases May Receive Large Settlement Awards Via Alternative Dispute Resolution

Although only a small percentage of Missouri personal injury cases go to trial, an experienced Springfield personal injury lawyer is still a huge asset when negotiating a settlement. The initial offer ...
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Chain Reaction Accidents Lead to Personal Injury Lawsuits in Springfield Missouri and Elsewhere

In this article, Springfield MO accident lawyers explain the complications chain reaction accidents can pose to a personal injury case, particularly if semi-trucks are involved. Chain reaction crashes ...
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Truckers Driving Longer than Legally Allowed Maximum at Great Risk of Tractor Trailer Accidents in Joplin Missouri and Elsewhere

Although commercial trucking is one of the most highly regulated industries, Joplin truck accident lawyers have repeatedly seen that many truck drivers and trucking companies continue to flout the ...
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MoDOT Receives $1 Million to Fight Trucking Accidents in Perryville and Elsewhere

There's going to be some new parking spaces for trucks on Interstate 70, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). The state recently was granted $1 million in federal funding ...
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Disabled Man Run Over by Tractor Trailer--Sues Truck Driver and Springfield Missouri Trucking Company

A personal injury lawsuit filed against a Springfield MO trucking company highlights both the dangers of tractor trailers, and the ways that truck injury claims are different than auto accident ...
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Distracted Driving Still a Danger in Neosho Missouri - Now Found as a Possible Cause of Fatal Tractor Trailer/Tour Bus Accident

A shocking crash between a tractor trailer and a tour bus highlights the importance of defensive driving, as we share our nation's highways with massive 80,000 pound trucks on a daily basis. As ...
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Joplin Missouri Semi-Truck Accident Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

The size and weight differential between semi-trucks and passenger vehicles can make them weapons of mass destruction in a collision. The average car or SUV weighs around 4,000 pounds, whereas ...
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Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Truck Checks Make the Roads Safer for Drivers in Joplin Missouri and Elsewhere

Joplin truck accident lawyers just read the results of an ongoing Missouri Highway Patrol operation that will be of interest to all Joplin, Neosho and Webb City drivers. The Motor Carrier Safety ...
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Joplin Missouri Semi-Truck Driver Loses Control and Overturns Trailer--Cows Escape Causing Two Other Accidents

Joplin MO semi-truck accident lawyers heard of a multi car accident involving livestock, which occurred Saturday, August 10 on Interstate 64 at Rt. 37. A semi-truck driven by Larry Joe Nunnaley of ...
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Medical Condition Causes Missouri Tractor Trailer Accident Leading to 8,000 Gallon Oil Spill

Most collisions between passenger vehicles and tractor trailers involve much more serious injury to the occupants of the passenger vehicle (over 90%). But, it would be unfair to assume that all such ...
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Semi-truck Kills Pedestrian While Crossing the Road--No Charges Filed

Joplin Missouri semi-truck accident lawyers were saddened to hear about a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a semi-truck. This tragic and unnecessary accident took place in Mitchell, Illinois on ...
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