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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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  • Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview
    Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview

    In order to better understand which vehicles are represented here, the following are included when referring to motorcycles: Two- or three-wheeled motorcycles Off-road motorcycles Mopeds Scooters ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?

    Michigan’s overhaul of their no-fault system is taking effect July 1, impacting all local drivers and their insurance policies. One of the many areas of insurance that will be affected is the ...

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  • Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Starting in July, all Michigan drivers will be affected by a new auto insurance reform law, which will bring about a number of new changes. Because drivers will no longer be required to have unlimited ...

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  • Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Michigan’s new no-fault law, which will go into effect starting July 1, will affect all motorists, including motorcyclists. However, many motorcyclists are concerned that the law will pose new ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?

    While Michigan’s new auto insurance law, which will officially be enacted on July 1, impacts all drivers when it comes to insurance policies, pedestrians will be affected, too. Under Michigan’s ...

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  • Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?
    Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?

    Though Michigan’s new auto insurance law will affect all car drivers and their insurance policies starting July 1, it will also play a role in the lives of bicyclists who are injured in accidents. ...

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  • What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    On July 1, 2020, Michigan’s new no-fault auto insurance reform law is going into effect, granting motorists new coverage options. Our Detroit car accident attorneys explain what you need to know about ...

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  • Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    On July 2, 2020, Michigan’s new auto insurance law will go into effect, resulting in a number of significant changes for motorists in the state. But what if you’re visiting Michigan as an out-of-state ...

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  • Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?
    Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?

    On July 1, 2020, a new state law will come into effect that changes how motorists are able to receive coverage for no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance. Whereas prior to July 1 PIP ...

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  • New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours
    New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours

    On July 1, 2020, a new law will go into effect that allows drivers in Michigan to choose their own no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance plan, which was previously fixed. While many ...

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