Obtaining my CDL: Gaining additional insight into Truck Accident Cases

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Last month I had the opportunity to complete the CDL program through DCCC to obtain my official CDL license. You might be wondering why an attorney would want to take a truck driving class and get a CDL? Let me explain. As a truck accident attorney, I felt it was important to get first-hand experience
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Important Insights from the Truck Accident Attorney Symposium

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We were able to attend the first ever virtual meeting of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (ATAA). The ATAA adopted a digital format of the annual trucking symposium, which allowed the attorneys at our firm to participate and collaborate during the week-long meeting. An interactive online portal and remote technology made it possible to
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House Bill Increases Insurance Coverage of Semi Trucks to $2M

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Congress is currently working on new legislation that would raise the minimum insurance coverage required to operate a semi-truck in the United States. H.R. 2 is a transportation bill, called the INVEST in America Act, that is moving through the US House. Of course, given the congressional focus on stimulus legislation and related Covid measures,
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The Country Lawyer and the DMV

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This Country Lawyer is not used to waiting for much of anything. Rural Kansas is not big on lines but Covid has put a bit of a kink in things. I found myself at the end of a long line to register that new motorcycle that showed up in my garage. On folding chairs six
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Common Legal Issues When Representing Hispanic Clients

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Given the continued Covid-related restrictions on in-person meetings, most attorneys are turning to videoconferencing to discuss important legal issues. I recently gave a remote video webinar presentation to the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association. As a Hispanic bilingual attorney, I was able to share my experiences in representing Hispanic clients in trucking and other civil cases. Here
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