Tragic Mistake By Stoned Large Truck Driver Leads to $32 Million Verdict

Tragic Mistake By Stoned Large Truck Driver

We’ve long held the view that drunk driving is a scourge on the nation. Simply put, when drinking and driving are combined, bad things often happen.

When you toss a large dump truck into the mix, things can go from bad to catastrophic in a hurry.

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Jury Returns $70 Million Verdict in Truck Accident Case

Jury Returns $70 Million Verdict in Truck Accident Case

The skyrocketing rise in jury awards for victims of large truck companies was a topic we wrote about just as the new year began. The reasons, as we noted, are numerous.

Just as we published the article, we heard the news of a stunning $70 million jury award for the family who was devastated when a big rig truck slammed into their SUV.

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Why Older Adults Are More Vulnerable to Fall Injuries

Why Older Adults Are More Vulnerable to Fall Injuries

In a recent post, we shared news of a 47-year-old woman awarded of nearly $2 million for falling in a convenience store. Such accidents happen often, and can be especially dangerous for members of the elderly population.

In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers with Barber & Associates will talk more about the potentially devastating effects of falls – even for short ones – for older folks.

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The Size of Jury Awards Against Large Truck Companies is Skyrocketing

The Size of Jury Awards Against Large Truck Companies is Skyrocketing

When victims of large truck accidents seek justice and compensation for their injuries, they’re likely to get a sizable judgment.

According to recent reports, the average verdict against a trucking company found to be at fault for an accident has skyrocketed from $2.6 million in 2012 to over $17 million today.

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Why Won’t The Trucking Industry Require Side Guards?

Why Won’t The Trucking Industry Require Side Guards?

A stunning $42 million jury verdict will hopefully put increased pressure on the trucking industry to add side guards to their vehicles. The verdict was made on behalf of surviving family members of a young man whose vehicle was dragged more than half a mile after being caught underneath a large truck. His car eventually … Read more