Who is Responsible For Accidents Involving Falling Cargo?

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As a truck accident attorney, I often hear the question, ‘What happens if something falls off of a semi-trailer and causes a crash, injury or death?’ The answer is complicated, as are the cases in most instances. The responsible party can be hard to pinpoint. It’s likely that several people and/or companies are responsible for
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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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Claims for both Property Damage and Personal Injuries from an Automobile Crash in Kansas

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There are two common questions after a person is hurt in an automobile crash. 1) How do I get my vehicle repaired? 2) How will my medical bills be paid for my personal injuries? It is important to understand that insurance policies and Kansas law have different rules that apply to property damage (to the
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