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What is Truck Accident Reconstruction?

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Not all vehicle accidents are created equal. Truck accidents, for instance, are known for being particularly destructive, leaving the occupants of the smaller vehicle at risk of devastating property damage and catastrophic injuries. These victims may have the right to file a personal injury claim against the trucking company that was responsible for the… Read More »

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Brake Failure is a Common Cause of Truck Accidents in Oklahoma

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Every day, drivers in Tulsa share the road with commercial vehicles. Just because they have become a commonplace sight on our roadways does not, however, mean that they don’t pose a risk to other road users. In fact, collisions between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles can and do happen all the time, often with… Read More »

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Was the Truck that Caused Your Accident a Commercial Vehicle?

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Truck accidents present unique challenges to victims who are attempting to seek compensation after their crash. This is because trucking companies are subject not only to state, but also federal rules and regulations. These regulations often come into play in accident cases, but only if the truck in question qualifies as a commercial vehicle…. Read More »

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Proper Vehicle Maintenance Can Prevent Truck Accidents

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While proper maintenance is important to the safe operation of all vehicles, it is particularly important for commercial vehicles, like semi-trucks. These kinds of trucks simply experience a lot more wear and tear than most vehicles, which can take its toll on the brake systems, tires, suspension, and more. Unfortunately, many companies fail to… Read More »

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Driver Inexperience is a Leading Cause of Truck Accidents

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

As the number of vehicles on our nation’s roads continues to increase, so do the chances of being involved in a car crash. These crashes occur for a lot of different reasons and range in severity from relatively minor fender benders to fatal head-on collisions. Unfortunately, when commercial trucks are involved, these collisions are… Read More »

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Safely Sharing the Road with Semi-Trucks in Oklahoma

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Truck accidents are some of the most devastating vehicle collisions in which a motorist can be involved. Vastly outweighed by these vehicles, passenger cars don’t stand a chance in a collision with a truck that could weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Because they are so dangerous, it is critical for all road users… Read More »

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Federal Regulators Propose Automatic Emergency Braking Systems for Commercial Vehicles

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which regulates the commercial trucking industry in the U.S., recently announced a proposal that would require commercial trucks to have automatic braking systems on board. Initial estimates indicate that using this type of equipment could mitigate not only the frequency, but also the severity of rear-end truck… Read More »

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Why Some Roads are More Dangerous for Trucks

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Commercial vehicles pose a very real risk to other road users, not only because they are so large, but because they are generally much harder to maneuver than passenger vehicles. For instance, they take a lot longer to come to a stop, make extremely wide turns, and have large blind spots, all of which… Read More »

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These Common Mistakes Could Jeopardize Your Truck Accident Case

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Obtaining compensation from a trucking company or other negligent party is often essential for many truck accident victims, most of whom suffer serious injuries and devastating property damage. Unfortunately, obtaining compensation after a truck accident isn’t guaranteed, even when the trucking company was clearly at fault for the crash. Accident victims can also unknowingly… Read More »

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Recovery After a Bridge Strike Accident

By Levinson Law, P.C. |

Truck accidents can and do occur for a variety of reasons, with many attributed to the careless driving of other drivers, a failure to abide by traffic laws, or a lack of truck driver training. Other negligent drivers, trucking companies that put profits before safety, and manufacturers that design defective products can all be… Read More »

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