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Posts in Truck Accidents
  • Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers Suspended
    Hours of Service Regulations for Truckers Suspended

    In response to an increased demand for supplies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, hours of service regulations have been suspended. These regulations, established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...

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  • In a Truck Accident, Is the Driver or Company Liable?
    In a Truck Accident, Is the Driver or Company Liable?

    One of the main differences between commercial trucks and passenger cars, besides the obvious difference in size, is that those driving passenger cars aren’t working on the clock and their cars are ...

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  • [Infographic] Breaking Down Hours of Service Regulations
    [Infographic] Breaking Down Hours of Service Regulations

    Of all the regulations pertaining to the trucking industry, Hours of Service regulations are designed to keep truck drivers and all others on the road free from significant harm. It prevents fatigued ...

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  • What Challenges May I Face In a Truck Accident Claim?
    What Challenges May I Face In a Truck Accident Claim?

    Any time you need to take legal action against a negligent party for injuries sustained, it can be complicated. Challenges can arise and you may wonder if the results you may receive are even worth ...

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  • How Can a Trucking Company Keep Their Drivers Safe?
    How Can a Trucking Company Keep Their Drivers Safe?

    For a trucking company, there are several obligations to which they must adhere in order to their drivers and others on the road safe. These measures must be taken on a regular basis to keep problems ...

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  • 4 Facts of a Trucking Accident: What You Need to Know
    4 Facts of a Trucking Accident: What You Need to Know

    Trucking accidents are some of the worst that can occur—we know that. They often leave individuals dealing with catastrophic injuries, high medical bills, long recovery times, and a plethora of other ...

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  • The Catastrophic Nature of a Trucking Accident
    The Catastrophic Nature of a Trucking Accident

    Some of the worst accidents that can occur involve large commercial trucks which often reach up to 80,000 pounds. Combine that with the speed many of these large vehicles travel on the highway and a ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Wins Over $1 Million Settlement for Truck Accident Victim
    Goodman Acker P.C. Wins Over $1 Million Settlement for Truck Accident Victim

    Goodman Acker P.C. partner Tim Sulolli and associate attorney Ronita Bahri recovered $1,425,000.00 for our client who was injured in an accident with a semi-truck in Warren, Michigan. Our client is a ...

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  • Moving Forward: What You Can Do After Suffering Injuries In a Truck Accident
    Moving Forward: What You Can Do After Suffering Injuries In a Truck Accident

    Accidents involving large commercial trucks are some of the most difficult to endure and often leave those affected by the impact—most often individuals in the smaller vehicle—dealing with the ...

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  • Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer?
    Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer?

    Why You Should Worry About Your Insurer? In the event of an accident, your auto insurance company or the at-fault driver’s insurer covers your losses. However, insurance companies are in the business ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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