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Category Archives: Truck Accident

Special Issues In Nevada Truck Wreck Cases

Fully loaded large trucks weigh over 80,000 pounds. These massive vehicles usually cause catastrophic injuries. Burns are a good example. Only a small percentage of vehicle-on-vehicle collisions involve fires. But explosions are not at all uncommon in truck crash cases. Diesel fuel burns at a different temperature than gasoline. So, it’s more prone to explosion …

Trucks: The Biggest Threat on American Roadways

There are hundreds of thousands of accidents every year in the United States involving 18-wheelers or big-rig trucks, and thousands of fatalities. To be sure, in 2012 alone, there were 333,000 accidents involving large trucks, 104,000 people injured in those accidents, and 3,921 fatalities, 20 of which were in Nevada. Driving a big rig is …

Fatigue is a Key Factor in Truck Accidents

Being injured in any type of traffic accident can have life altering consequences. However, when a semi-truck causes the accident the consequences are often much worse. Because of the size of these vehicles, truck accidents often result in more serious injuries and are more likely to result in deaths. One of the key factors that too …