What’s Behind The Uptick In Trucking Cargo Theft During The Holidays, And How To Prevent It?
If you have witnessed trucking cargo theft or have been injured in a truck accident in Fort Lauderdale or elsewhere in Florida, speak to our Fort Lauderdale truck accident lawyer from Dante Law Firm, P.A.
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If you ordered Christmas gifts for your family members and friends online and are waiting for the delivery to arrive at your doorstep, do not be surprised if your delivery gets stolen on its way to your doorstep. Yes, we are talking about trucking cargo theft, which is a very common phenomenon during the holiday […]
Last month, two people were airlifted to the hospital following an accident involving an SUV and an eighteen-wheeler on the northbound lanes of the turnpike between Okeechobee Road and Interstate 75. While we are thankful that nobody was killed, we know this situation could have been worse. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the […]
Many people who are involved in a semi or commercial truck accident believe that these collisions will proceed like a normal car accident. This assumption is incorrect. Semi-truck accidents are very different from car accidents from a legal standpoint, especially if there is injury involved. When you are involved in an accident with a commercial […]
Turns out, drunk and sleep-deprived truck drivers should not be your only concern when driving your vehicle near monstrous-sized trucks. Tire problems and defects can be just as deadly, as they can lead to devastating truck accidents in Hallandale Beach and elsewhere in Florida. Tire blowouts are more likely to happen to commercial trucks – […]
There is a study confirming that trucks are a significant cause of severe accidents. In the United States, trucks are responsible for 4,500 deaths per year. Anyone who has been involved in a truck accident knows that it can cause huge losses in productivity, property and personal injury. So what does this mean for you? […]
This past June, Tracy Morgan was seriously injured in a trucking accident when his limo was rear-ended by a fatigued Wal-Mart truck driver on the New Jersey Turnpike. After leaving the hospital following the collision, comedian Tracy Morgan was moved to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery. Morgan remained at the rehabilitation center for […]
All drivers are subject to distractions, and, in fact, research indicates that between 25% and 50% of all motor vehicle crashes in America are due to driver distraction. Texting is the most dangerous of all distractions, followed by–surprisingly–rubbernecking. Other common driver distractions, for truckers and all drivers include driver fatigue, fiddling with the radio or […]
Each year, thousands of commercial trucking accidents take place. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 113,775 accidents involved large trucks in 2011 alone. Out of those accidents, 3,661 lives were lost. Often times, catastrophic trucking accidents occur by no fault of the truck driver, but by unseen vehicle […]
With thousands of people involved and injured in commercial trucking accidents each year, it is crucial that the information on the black box be obtained. The black box, or Electronic Control Module (ECM) in a commercial truck is very similar to that of a commercial airliner. It records all information regarding how the truck was […]
A 49-year-old Miramar woman was struck and killed last month when a semi-truck hit her while she was using her electric wheelchair. The deadly trucking accident occurred at 10 p.m. when the driver of a tractor-trailer made a turn to go southbound on University Drive near Miramar Parkway. The truck driver did not see the […]