A tractor-trailer driving on an empty highway.

What Are the Common Causes of Tractor-Trailer Accidents?

Tractor-trailers are inherently dangerous due to their large size and weight. While the average passenger vehicle weighs about 2.5 tons, the average commercial truck weighs approximately 40 tons. That’s why when a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle collide, it’s not surprising that most fatalities occur with occupants of the passenger vehicle. In order to drive a […]

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Pedestrians avoiding car accidents while crossing the street.

Car Accidents with Pedestrians

Serious – even deadly – consequences can result from two cars crashing. But when car accidents involve pedestrians the stakes are much, much higher. Regardless of where the pedestrian is at the time of the accident (jogging, crossing the street, standing on the sidewalk), when he or she is hit by a vehicle it often […]

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Uber driver being careful to avoid an accident.

Your Uber Was Involved in an Accident: Now What?

No matter where you reside, you have likely heard of the ridesharing app, Uber. That’s because the company, which launched in 2011 and is currently worth billions, has become one of the most successful start-ups ever. Uber is commonly utilized in large metropolitan areas since it is more difficult to have the space – or […]

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