Did you know that trucks can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds while the average passenger vehicle weighs slightly more than 4,000 pounds? The significant disparity in sizes and weights between trucks and cars means that some truck collisions are catastrophic and leave people suffering with lifelong disabilities. Following serious truck accidents, determining liability and
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a total of 12,589 passenger vehicle occupants were killed in multi-vehicle collisions in 2018 alone. When more vehicles are involved in an accident, more drivers are involved as well, which can lead to complex liability issues. Were you recently involved in a chain-reaction car accident? Review the
If someone causes the death of your loved one through negligence or intentional action, the impact on your family can be devastating. Under Missouri law, if you had a certain type of relationship with the deceased, you may be entitled to recover compensation for the losses you have suffered due to your loved one’s death.
Car accidents are often traumatic, but they’re especially stressful if the at-fault driver flees the scene. If you were injured in a hit-and-run accident, you may be suffering physically, emotionally, and financially. Although you need to focus on your recovery, you may be preoccupied with all sorts of worrisome issues: for example, who caused the
Whether you call them semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, or big rigs, you can’t deny that large trucks are sometimes intimidating on the road – and for good reason. Accidents involving semi-trucks have a high rate of severe injuries and deaths when compared with other types of motor vehicle accidents. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports