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How Is Fault Determined in a Truck Accident in Arizona?

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How Is Fault Determined in a Truck Accident in Arizona?

Posted On March 22, 2022 In Personal injury,Trucking Accidents

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were 158,120 large truck and bus accidents in 2021*.

Of that number, the FMCSA determined 73,068 serious injuries and 4,377 accidents resulted in at least one fatality. Roughly, this equates to 433 collisions, 200 major injuries, and 12 deaths each day.…

Need To Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Posted On December 10, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Truck accident claims can be much more complex than standard auto accidents. Fortunately, a skilled attorney can identify all liable parties and hold them accountable for your expenses as well as your emotional and physical distress.…

Can Semi-Truck Accidents Cause Spine Injuries?

Posted On September 29, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

Why Choose Our Scottsdale Personal Injury Lawyer, David Shapiro?

Accidents involving large commercial trucks often result in severe injuries for those involved. This is especially true for those inside traditional passenger vehicles that may get caught up and these incidents. One of the most severe injuries that can occur in these situations is a spinal cord injury from truck.

How Driver Fatigue Can Lead To Truck Accidents

Posted On September 26, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

Why Choose Our Scottsdale Personal Injury Lawyer, David Shapiro?

All drivers get tired. However, fatigued driving is a significant problem when it comes to large commercial trucks in Arizona. These large vehicles can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds and reach lengths of 75 feet or more. When a large commercial truck collides with a traditional passenger vehicle, those involved can sustain severe injuries and significant property damage.

How Many Hours Are Truck Drivers Legally Allowed to Drive?

Posted On September 26, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

Why Choose Our Scottsdale Personal Injury Lawyer, David Shapiro?

Drivers of large commercial trucks have incredible responsibilities on the roadways of Arizona. Not only do semi-truck drivers have to have their commercial driver’s licenses, but they also have to adhere to strict regulations set forth by the federal and state governments.

How Long Do Semi-Truck Accident Cases Last?

Posted On September 26, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

how long do semi truck accident cases last

Accidents involving large commercial trucks can result in devastating injuries and significant property damage. Any person injured due to the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, truck accident claims in Arizona can last a while.

Common Defenses in Trucking Accident Cases

Posted On September 25, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

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Large commercial truck drivers and trucking companies have to adhere to strict regulations when operating on the roadways of Arizona. However, when an accident occurs, and truck drivers and companies are blamed for the incident, there are several defenses that they could offer up to try to get out of paying compensation to injury and property damage victims.

Can You Get Punitive Damages After a Truck Accident in Arizona?

Posted On September 22, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

Punitive Damages

Accidents involving large commercial trucks happen in a wide variety of ways. Even though there are a variety of causes for these incidents, liability often falls to the truck driver or trucking company involved in the crash. Anytime a person is injured due to the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company, they should be able to recover compensation for their losses.

5 Tips for Sharing the Road with Semi-Trucks

Posted On September 20, 2021 In Trucking Accidents

road sharing with semi trucks

We have all had that feeling on the roadways when we pull up near a large commercial truck. That feeling is a moment of fear. These vehicles are incredibly large, particularly when compared to other types of vehicles on the roadway.

Who is Liable if a Recalled Car or Truck Caused the Accident?

Posted On March 29, 2021 In Car Accidents,Trucking Accidents

On any given day in the United States, we will find that there are many vehicles currently facing recalls. In some cases, a recall makes the news, often because there have been accidents or even fatalities associated with a defective vehicle.…

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