Trucking Accidents

Close call imminent crash accident with a tractor trailer truck viewed from inside a passenger car with scared driver face in rear view mirror

Trucking accidents, accidents caused by driver fatigue, poor vehicle maintenance, and unsafe road conditions, may be the fault of more than one party. Truck operators, trucking companies and cargo owners may be held accountable and liable for your injuries from a truck cargo accident.

With the sky-high statistics, the laws surrounding truck accidents should be something the public has more exposure to. That being said, it takes an attorney with realtime experience in this nuanced area of personal injury law to successfully navigate a truck-related collision case. These cases are highly complex because they involved both federal and state law.

A lot of attorneys will advertise that they’re prepared to take on your truck accident claim, but have never actually tried one in a court of law! This is not only deceitful advertising, but can severely hurt the client whom these attorneys represent.

Shaked Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients who have suffered trucking related accidents as a result of regulations violations, driver fatigue, and improperly secured cargo.

A board certified civil trial attorney will know exactly what to do, when to do it, and how to get their valued client the maximum amount of compensation for their trucking related accident. This is because a board certified civil trial attorney has advanced knowledge of federal, state, and specifically trucking-related laws that their non-board certified peers simply don’t have! A board certified attorney is held to a higher standard, and therefore works harder for the client.

Trucking-related Wrongful Deaths Claim Victims Lives, the Peace of Mind of Family Members Left Behind

By Shaked Law Firm | July 18, 2018

There has been an influx of trucking-related wrongful deaths every time we turn on the news. The most recent being Herma Jervis, 68 of Boynton Beach, Florida. Mrs. Jervis was struck by a delivery truck and run over by it’s outer left wheel, according to law enforcement. Because the case is still under investigation, not much else in known about the tragic situation except that Mrs. Jervis was pronounced dead upon her arrival to the hospital. In the coming days, the Shaked Law Blog intends to keep up with this tragedy as it unfolds.

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Hours of Service: Trucking Carrier Fatigue is a Road Hazard, Major Public Safety Risk

By Shaked Law Firm | May 23, 2018

Trucking carrier fatigue accidents post a serious liability issue to both the trucking carrier and the operator. According to the Department of Transportation, these accidents are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle-related collisions on the road. That’s a staggering statistic! That’s why the DOT is doing their part to enforce stricter regulations for operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).

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