Posts Tagged: Truck Accidents

Tips to Avoid Collisions With Big Trucks 

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Illinois big truck accidents

Most of our posts focus on obtaining fair compensation for serious car crash injuries. But in this one, we would like to shift gears a bit (no pun intended). After all, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Being mindful of a few tips significantly reduces the risk that you will be… Read more »

How Can the Graves Amendment Affect My Illinois Truck Accident Lawsuit?

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Graves Amendment

If you have been involved in a truck accident, you may have some serious legal issues to consider. If you are involved in a suit in Illinois, you may wonder how the Graves Amendment may affect your lawsuit. To understand whether this amendment may affect your legal standing, you must first have an understanding of… Read more »

Safety Tips to Avoid Accidents with Big Rig Trucks

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Steering clear of colliding with a big rig truck is always the objective. Maintaining a generous following distance might be the best way to avoid a big rig accident. The minimum safe following distance behind a large truck is recommended to be about eight seconds. Bad weather, like ice, rain, or snow, should double that… Read more »

Why Injuries From Truck Accidents Are So Catastrophic

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In a nutshell, force is the reason injuries from large truck accidents are so severe. When fully loaded, these vehicles weigh more than 80,000 pounds. No vehicle safety system can possibly absorb that much force, especially if the truck is traveling at or near freeway speeds. Insurance companies have essentially no compassion for accident victims…. Read more »