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.
Just after a crash with a semi-truck accident, it is only understandable to feel shaken up and afraid of what might happen. Pain may set in, you may be notice possible injuries, and you may even feel shock. In the moment, it can be difficult to know what to do. Your first priority should be […]
As an accident victim facing medical expenses, lost income, vehicle repair bills (or the replacement of totaled vehicle), and the physical and emotional aftereffects of a truck crash, it is only natural to wonder how much your case may be worth. After all, nothing can change the past, and financial recovery is the only way […]
William W. Hurst, Indianapolis Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer Last month we wrote an article about a proposed bill that would force all states to allow longer Semi-Trucks to travel on their interstates. That article concluded that from a safety perspective, increasing the length of semi-trucks that already have large blind-spots was not a good idea. […]
William “Bill” Hurst, Indianapolis Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer In July Senate Republicans Richard Shelby and Susan Collins proposed to increase the size of semi-trucks allowable on highways. This proposal, if made into law would pre-empt the laws of individual states, therefore requiring all states to allow these larger semi-trucks on the roads. How much longer are […]
By: William “Bill” Hurst Roughly 5.5 million car accidents occur each year, with nearly 35,000 people losing their lives as a result. According to the NHTSA semi-truck accidents severely injure or kill someone every 16 minutes. Large trucks (vehicles weighing over 10,000 lbs.) are involved in 500,000 of these accidents.1 Out of those 500,000 truck accidents […]
By: William “Bill” Hurst, Truck Accident Attorney Have you or a loved one ever been involved in a car accident involving a tractor trailer or semi-truck? Stricter trucking laws may have prevented this. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported in 2012 an estimated 333,000 large trucks were involved in traffic accidents leaving 104,000 people injured and […]