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Posts in Truck Accidents
  • Car Accidents vs. Truck Accidents
    Car Accidents vs. Truck Accidents

    After being injured in a truck accident , many people have a misconception that the process of filing a claim and recovering compensation for damages will be similar to a typical car accident claim. ...

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  • 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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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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