Category: Truck Accidents

December 9, 2021

When you have been injured in a car accident with a tractor trailer in Michigan, one of the most important things to do is to hire an experienced truck accident attorney. Only a lawyer who understands this specialized area of rules and regulations in trucking and identifying all the insurance and possible defendants will be …

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December 1, 2021

An overloaded truck accident in Michigan that results in injury or loss of life is a senseless tragedy that is almost always 100% preventable. Federal and state safety rules state the maximum weight for trucks. By ignoring these safety mandates when overloading trucks, these companies recklessly endanger the public. As an attorney who has litigated …

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February 16, 2021

Despite the dangers for truck drivers and for the driving public, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided not to issue a new law on DOT physical sleep apnea. Fatigue and drowsy driving remain serous safety concerns for truck drivers. What does it mean that there is no new DOT …

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February 15, 2021

Truck tire blowout accidents are among some of the worst semi and tractor trailer crash cases that I have litigated. The results are often deadly. And when they are not, the victims are usually left with catastrophic injuries. The key to understanding these types of cases is that they are almost always preventable. I’ve now …

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January 9, 2020

Here are some winter driving tips for truck drivers to follow to help protect them and to protect other drivers because public safety is Rule #1.

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October 10, 2019

Our truck accident lawyers discuss three major myths from the powerful American trucking industry and the facts that dispel those myths.

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October 8, 2019

U.S. lawmakers are considering a bill to increase the commercial truck insurance requirements, bringing the minimum liability limit up to nearly $5 million.

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March 13, 2019

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) require that trucking companies maintain a qualification file for all of their truck operators, and lay out what should be contained within the file In the past, I was interviewed by the Michigan Lawyers Weekly newspaper on a truck accident trial verdict that was affirmed by the Court …

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December 4, 2018

As with other extreme conditions, fog is not an excuse for a truck accident As a truck accident lawyer, I’ve litigated multiple tragic crashes involving commercial truck drivers who were driving in fog  and following the taillights in front of them, only to suddenly find out that it’s a vehicle on the shoulder of the …

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