Category Archives: Trucking Accident Attorney

Importance of Preserving Evidence in Trucking Accident Cases

If you suffered injuries, damages, harm, or losses related to a trucking accident, you have the legal right to receive compensation from the negligent party. However, an investigation must first determine who the negligent party actually is for legal purposes. The truck driver, trucking company, cargo-loading company, or even manufacturer of trucking parts and components …

Determination of Liability in Trucking Accidents

Accidents that involve large commercial trucks such as 18-wheelers or semi-trucks often cause catastrophic injuries and damage. In fact, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data indicates that large trucking accidents actually cause ten times the amount of serious injuries and fatalities as typical passenger vehicle accidents. In many cases, making a determination regarding liability …

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Federal Trucking Hours of Service Regulations Changing

Most commercial trucks that operate in South Carolina are required to abide by the regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). One of the most important requirements for drivers concerns the hours of service (HOS). The HOS are regulations that guide how many hours a driver can operate during a day …

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With Truck Driver Hours Of Service Limits Suspended, Are You Safe?

The United States has been going through the worst global health pandemic in modern history, and many changes have been made to federal and state regulations regarding certain safety measures. When it was apparent that this pandemic would quickly deplete supplies on store shelves, the federal government suspended regulations regarding truck driver hours of service. …

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Everything You Need to Know About Brain Injury Laws in South Carolina

Around 2.5 million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries every year, and this number is on the rise. In fact, between 2006 and 2014, the number of TBIs each year rose by an astonishing 53%! These injuries can occur in a variety of different places – on the road, at home or in the workplace …

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DoT: Easing Regulations Governing Hours Truck Drivers Can Drive to Avoid Fatigue

In July, the Department of Transportation announced that it would be relaxing the regulations pertaining to how many hours truck drivers can drive without taking mandatory breaks in order to avoid fatigue-related truck accidents. Safety advocates have now warned that this will only increase the number of South Carolina truck accidents that occur on highways …