What are personal injury issues with commercial truck accidents?
A plaintiff was rear-ended by a semi-truck and required fusion of neck vertebrae. He received a settlement of $350,000. A plaintiff was in a collision with a tractor trailer and required surgery for a shoulder injury. He received a settlement of $275,000.
Who is at fault in a semi truck accident?
Additionally, parties other than the semi-truck driver may share financial responsibility. For these reasons, a person injured (the plaintiff) by an at-fault semi-truck driver (the defendant) has a better chance of reaching an injury settlement that matches his or her damages than a plaintiff in a “standard” car accident.
When is a company not liable for a truck accident?
The rationale is that the purpose of the “respondeat” principle is not being met when the employee’s acts are not related to the business enterprise. For example, if a truck driver slams into another vehicle because the driver of the other vehicle was sleeping with the truck driver’s spouse, the company will probably not be liable.
Where was the truck accident in KwaZulu last night?
Last night Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to the N3 Ashburton for reports of a collision. When emergency services arrived they found that 2 trucks had collided. Paramedics quickly assessed the scene and found that 3 patients sustained minor injuries. Sadly 1 patient sustained fatal injuries and succumbed to their […]
Are there any accidents with a semi truck?
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What is the aftermath of a car accident?
Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries.
Where did the truck crash in Logan happen?
Dump Truck Crash In Logan ksltv.com Truck crash claims lives of 2 men in Baldwin Co. – The Union-Recorder Truck crash claims lives of 2 men in Baldwin Co. The Union-Recorder
Where was the accident that killed 3 people in Dallas?
3 Dead After Car Crashes Into Big Rig, EB Interstate-30 Lanes Closed Three people are dead after an early morning crash in Dallas involving a passenger car and a semi tractor-trailer.