A trucking company has agreed to pay a family $11 million after a loved one was killed by one of the company’s drivers, who was also high on drugs at the time of the incident.
In this issue, we’ll talk about what happened.
It’s difficult to believe that 2018 is upon us. Unsurprisingly, the last day of one year and the first day (January 1) of another year are among the most dangerous times to be on the road. That’s saying a lot when you consider that nearly 29 people in the U.S. lose their lives in alcohol-impaired … Read more
If you think that slip-and-fall accidents aren’t serious matters, you couldn’t be more mistaken. The truth of the matter is that slip-and-fall accidents are the top cause of all injuries in the U.S., and often have serious consequences. A good example of the severity of such instances is last year’s verdict in Portland, Oregon of … Read more
Data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) tells us that for the last couple of years, about 420,000 crashes involving large trucks were reported annually by police. With more than 15 million large trucks each year transporting the majority of U.S. freight, it’s pretty easy to understand that accidents are likely. But what … Read more