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Truck Accidents

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Inherent Dangers of Truck Driving Accidents

Q: Are truck owners and truck drivers subjected to special safety regulations?

As is often the case in Missouri truck accidents involving passenger cars, the disproportionate size and weight of the big-rig often leaves the occupants of the involved cars at a distinct disadvantage. Accordingly, victims of truck accidents are often left with devastating injuries and suffer from long-term physical and/or psychological pain.
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Monday, January 29, 2018

Missouri Truck Accident Claims Pair of Sisters and Others


Q: Are truck companies and drivers subject to additional safety regulations?

Missouri truck accident attorneys know first-hand the devastation a big rig leaves in its wake after a crash with a standard automobile. The disparity in the size and weight of the vehicles puts occupants of standard vehicles in grave danger in a collision.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Protecting Yourself Against Distracted Drivers


Distracted driving has always been a problem in the United States. Unfortunately, it is becoming more of an issue with the increased use of cell phones and smartphones. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control report that more than nine people are killed, and more than 1,060 people are injured because of accidents that involve a distracted driver. Even in 2011, one in four accidents involved the use of a cell phone either during or just before the crash.

Smartphones can be a handy tool on the road, as they provide navigation and information regarding surrounding attractions and resources.
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Sunday, April 17, 2016

The Deadly Peril of Choosing Profit Over Safety


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Drivers pass truckers on the road every day hauling all sorts of goods. We depend on truckers to carry food, medical supplies and building materials.


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Sunday, March 20, 2016

When good trucks do bad things


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

Commercial truck accidents are more common than people may realize. According to the Read more . . .


Thursday, March 3, 2016

Roadway safety habits impact personal injury litigation for both defendants, plaintiffs, P.2


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in commercial vehicle accidents on Thursday, March 3, 2016.

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Friday, February 19, 2016

Roadway safety habits can impact personal injury litigation for both defendants, plaintiffs, P.1


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in car accidents on Friday, February 19, 2016.

Some of the central issues in roadway safety are currently being


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Thursday, February 4, 2016

New federal rule to require electronic recording devices for hours of service compliance


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

In a recent post, we looked briefly at the federal hours of service rules, and noted that a recent change to the rules could help ensure better compliance in the trucking industry. That change pertains to the way compliance with the hours of service rules is recorded.
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Friday, December 18, 2015

Looking at the federal “hours of service” rules


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Friday, December 18, 2015.

Trucking safety is an important issue when it comes to highway safety. It isn’t just because commercial trucks are some of the largest vehicles on the road, that they have more blind spots and can cause more serious accidents when a crash occurs.
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Monday, December 7, 2015

Punitive damages in trucking accident cases


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Monday, December 7, 2015.

In our last post, we mentioned that violations of state and federal safety rules can be a means of demonstrating negligence in Read more . . .


Friday, November 20, 2015

Trucking company busted in MO for multiple safety violations


On behalf of Noland Law Firm, LLC posted in truck accidents on Friday, November 20, 2015.

An Ohio trucking company which was subjected to a surprise roadside inspection here in Missouri last month has now been ordered to immediately stop all its operations. The company, which operated three trucks and employed four drivers, had been in operation since 2009, but was shut down because of numerous violations.
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