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Category Archives: Truck Accidents


Truck Accidents On Florida Roads

By Larry Hornsby |

The most recent available data available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that there were roughly 4400 fatalities and over 107,000 injuries in accidents involving large trucks. While this may not sound like much compared to the number of casualties in car accidents, it is still notable simply because trucks are… Read More »


Liability In Florida Trucking Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

The most recent available data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimates that approximately 499,000 police-reported crashes that involved large trucks occurred on U.S. roads that year. Approximately 33,000 of those were in Florida, with around 5 percent of those resulting in injury or death. If you have been so unfortunate as… Read More »


Jackknife Truck Accidents In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

18-wheelers are far larger than almost every other vehicle on the road, and specialized training is required to operate them correctly. However, sometimes even experienced truckers lose control, and when that occurs, jackknife truck accidents are some of the most common that may result. If you are involved in a jackknife accident, your injuries… Read More »


Cargo Liability For Truckers In Florida

By Larry Hornsby |

Trucks make up a large portion of commerce in Florida, moving a lot of products especially for local businesses. However, due to their sheer size they can be more difficult to drive, and to share the road with. Trucks are involved in a significant number of accidents each year, but the majority tend to… Read More »


Accidents Involving Semi-Trucks

By Larry Hornsby |

Most drivers on the road obviously try to do their best to operate their vehicles safely, regardless of what they drive. However, accidents do happen, and due to their sheer size, semi-trucks are involved in a higher proportion of accidents than one might think. If you are involved in a crash with a semi-truck,… Read More »


Types Of Trucking Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

Because there is so much traffic on Florida highways, accidents happen with regularity, especially with semis and other commercial trucks. However, it is possible to experience multiple different types of collisions with semi trucks, depending on the specific situation, and the injuries and aftermath can be different in all of them. The most recent… Read More »


Unique Issues In Big Rig Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

Big rig trucks can be incredibly hazardous to deal with, especially for drivers in small cars. Truck drivers have to deal with different hazards than automobile drivers, and sometimes these issues can result in an accident causing harm to all involved. While it can be difficult to determine who truly was at fault for… Read More »

How is a Truck Accident Different from a Car Accident?

By Larry Hornsby |

At first glance, truck accidents can seem fairly similar to car accidents. In both, negligence or reckless behavior on the part of one of the drivers causes two or more vehicles to collide with each other, with property surrounding the roadway, or with pedestrians. This negligence can be drunkenness, exhaustion, use of a cell… Read More »

Who Is Responsible in a Commercial Trucking Accident?

By Larry Hornsby |

If you are injured in a collision with a commercial truck such as a tractor trailer or a delivery van, you might not know who may be held liable for the damages. Whether the driver or his or her employer is responsible for the damages you suffer depends on the following factors: Whether the… Read More »

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