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Why Timing Is Important In A Truck Accident Case

By Jeff Brown |

If you are injured in a car accident, the law in Florida allows you up to four years to file a claim for personal injury to recover for your medical bills and other related losses. While it is always advisable to discuss your rights with an attorney well before the four year time limit,… Read More »

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Common Truck Driver Errors

By Jeff Brown |

While commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers are essential for our economy, these trucks present a significant risk of severe injuries if a truck accident occurs. While passenger vehicles generally weigh a few thousand pounds, large commercial trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and can crush a smaller vehicle if they collide. Even with… Read More »

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NTSB: Regulate Synthetic Drugs To Prevent Truck Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

Truck accidents can be extremely dangerous and caused injury to approximately 95,000 people and resulted in nearly 4,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2013 alone. A large number of commercial truck accidents happen due to a negligent act or omission on the past of the truck driver. Following such a collision, a truck driver… Read More »

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Flatbed Trucks can cause Devastating Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

At about 11:30 p.m. on May 28, 2015, 29-year-old Jonathan Astaphan was driving his Mitsubishi and 17-year-old Liza Angulo was driving her BMW along I-75 in Broward County when they both tragically died in a horrific accident involving a flatbed truck. The truck was carrying large sections of a concrete barrier on its trailer… Read More »

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Truck Drivers who Speed Pose a Significant Threat to Motorists

By Jeff Brown |

According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 104,000 individuals were injured in accidents involving large trucks during 2012. Speeding is one of the most common causes of accidents involving commercial vehicles. In many cases, these vehicles can weigh as much as 20-30 times as much as smaller passenger… Read More »

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