Monthly Archives: June 2011

Top 100 Public Motor Carriers for 2010

When we last published this list in 2008, UPS was the largest public trucking carrier in the United States. It still is, with over 100,000 company trucks, tractors, trailers, vans, company cars and motorcycles. Number two remains FedEx, with more than … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 21 – June 27

Consider this: A truck accident in, for example, Ohio may be complicated if the victim is from Florida, the truck driver is from Kansas, the truck is owned by a California company, the trailer owned by a Missouri company and … Continue reading

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Ohio Highway Patrol Inspection Catches Bus With Passengers in Cargo Hold

I have handled cases in which a trucking company simply changes names when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says it can no longer operate for safety reasons. In one of my cases, a jury handed down a punitive damages … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 14 – June 20

Trucking litigation is very document intensive and governed by hundreds of regulations. Given this, the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of litigation is important. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 7 – June 13

Attorneys handling truck accident cases should be familiar with all the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations. Of course just being familiar with the regulations is not enough. Attorneys must also conduct thorough discovery in order to apply those regulations to … Continue reading

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Fatal Bus Accident Illustrates Dangers of Driver Fatigue

As a truck accident attorney, I am concerned about safety issues such as driver fatigue, a common factor in fatal truck and commercial vehicle wrecks. As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) considers a change to the hours-of-service rules, … Continue reading

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Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: May 31 – June 6

It takes a little fire in the belly to fight with truck companies and insurance companies day in and day out. I get personally offended when, for example, an insurance company offers a pittance when one of their insured’s vehicles … Continue reading

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