December 19, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.
According to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a leading cause of commercial truck accidents is fatigued drivers. Fatigue makes up 13% of all truck accidents, which can have devastating and deadly effects on those involved. While the FMCSA has regulations to restrict the number of hours a…
October 3, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.
Due to the immense size of commercial vehicles, some of which can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, accidents involving commercial trucks and tractor-trailers are known for their overwhelming potential for devastation. This includes wrecks resulting in life-altering injuries and death. Given the serious nature of truck accidents, personal injury and wrongful death cases filed by victims and families often…