How Many Accidents Involve Commercial Trucks?

How Many Accidents Involve Large Trucks? | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

If you were to assume that commercial trucks present a serious danger on our roads, you would be correct. However, the danger does not stem from how many commercial truck accidents happen, but from how serious these accidents tend to be. Accidents involving commercial trucks lead to serious injuries and death much more frequently than […]

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Do You Need a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

Why Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

If you were reading an answer to this question on an insurance company’s website, the answer would probably go something like this: “You usually do not need a lawyer after a truck accident. Insurance companies are committed to providing fair compensation to injured accident victims. We won’t use your words against you, and we’ll do […]

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Types of Truck Accident Injuries

Common Catastrophic Truck Accident Injuries | Hauptman O'Brien Wolf and Lathrop

Fully loaded 18-wheelers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds – more than ten times the average weight of a passenger vehicle. It’s no surprise, then, that when truck accidents happen, whether because of a distracted truck driver, a broken brake system, or an improperly secured load, the consequences can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, the occupants of […]

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How Long Do I Have to File a Truck Accident Claim?

How Much Time You Have for a Truck Accident Claim

After any vehicle collision, your mind is traveling in countless different directions. Filing a legal claim may not be at the top of your list of priorities. However, taking prompt action is crucial after any crash, especially one involving a semi truck. A variety of different factors make truck accident claims more complicated than claims […]

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