Category: Commercial Truck Accidents
Indianapolis commercial vehicle accident law blog. Here we will provide useful articles of various types of commercial vehicle accidents in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.
If you’ve been involved in an accident with a car or truck that is company owned, odds are your personal injury claim is going to be a lot more complicated than just filing against someone’s personal insurance. So if you’ve been in a company-related accident in central Indiana, can you file a claim against the […]
If you’ve recently been in an accident, you might be looking to file a personal injury claim in order to secure adequate compensation for medical bills, damages, etc. So, are truck accidents and car accidents the same?
At trial for a car accident case the Plaintiff (the one hurt who brings the lawsuit) must be able to prove their damages, “more likely than not,” to a Jury. One may wonder how this comes into play when proving their injuries were caused by the crash and their treatment was both necessary and related. […]
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The legal community in Indiana, specifically those involved in both sides of personal injury cases, has been enthralled in a lively debate concerning whether Defendants should be able to admit Plaintiff’s medical bills when the Plaintiff him/herself isn’t claiming medical expenses as part of their damages. Of course, this debate didn’t arise out of thin […]
If you have been in a semi truck accident, you may have large medical expenses and other damages, from property loss to pain and suffering. The burden of being in an accident may be compounded by having to deal with a difficult insurance company to negotiate a settlement. How can you know that what the […]
Written by Bill Hurst If you’ve been involved in an accident with a truck driver who you believe was fatigued, you may need to prove that fatigue in court as part of any lawsuit. How do you prove that the truck driver who struck you was fatigued? While establishing fatigue can be complex and difficult, […]
The Indiana University Public Policy Institute indicates that there were 16,550 collisions involving large trucks in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available. This means that, on average, these kinds of incidents occurred more than 45 times each day. If you ever find yourself the victim of an accident involving a large […]
Did you know that a cargo-laden tractor-trailer weighs 20 times more than your car (80,000 pounds vs. 4,000 pounds)? According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in 2015, among the 263 million registered U.S. vehicles, 8.4 million were single-unit trucks, and 2.7 million more were combination trucks (tractor-trailers). That’s a lot of commercial vehicles […]