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Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Traumatic Brain Injuries After a Trucking Accident in Pennsylvania

Common TBIs After a Tractor Trailer Accident: Explained by Our Trucking Accident Lawyers in Pennsylvania Motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks are different than any other type of motor vehicle crash. This is because trucking accidents involving large commercial vehicles such as semi-tractor trailers, big rigs, 18 wheelers, flatbeds, and other box trucks generate significant […]

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Major Regulatory Changes Coming to Commercial Trucking

Major Regulatory Changes Coming to Commercial Trucking

The United States Department of Transportation carefully regulates commercial trucking across the country. Some of the most important trucking regulations it makes limit the number of hours truck drivers can work between rest periods. This rule is a critical safeguard against tired truck drivers. Every year, many serious accidents are caused by truck drivers who […]

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Truck Overloading

Truck Overloading

Trailer loads must be correctly distributed to balance the weight on each axle. Overweight and overloaded trailers may lead to loss of steering and speed control, a tire blowout, or breaking difficulty…

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Pennsylvania Truck Accident Statistics

Pennsylvania Truck Accident Statistics

Thousands of vehicle accidents occur in the State of Pennsylvania every year, during which many motorists are injured …

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Major Roads in Pennsylvania

Major Roads in Pennsylvania

The expansive size of Pennsylvania means many major roads and highways run through the state. Unfortunately, some of interstates and highways are more dangerous than others due to infrastructure issues, sharp curves, and other factors. Below is a breakdown of some of these dangerous areas for motorists. Interstate 70  Runs east-west across southwest Pennsylvania Hazards […]

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What is Discovery?

What is Discovery?

Truck accident lawsuits enter a discovery phase, which is a period of time in which the attorney obtains information critical to building the case. Once the lawsuit is filed, subpoenas and other requests that are enforced by the court aid in the process of gathering this information. For example, discovery can help attorneys obtain logs […]

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Trucking Company Responsibilities

Trucking Company Responsibilities

Federal and state regulations have comprehensively outlined requirements to keep truck drivers and other motorists safe on the roads. These rules involve driver work hours and breaks, tractor trailer maintenance and inspection, and much more. Daily and Weekly Work Hour Limits for Truck Drivers The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) […]

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CNN Reveals Why You May Need a Lawyer to Fight the Insurance Company

CNN Reveals Why You May Need a Lawyer to Fight the Insurance Company

CNN investigative reporters revealed damning evidence against major insurance companies, such as State Farm and Allstate, which are profiting billions of dollars by underpaying injured car accident victims. The money these insurance companies are denying car accident victims would otherwise go toward doctor visits, lost wages, and rehabilitation. However, new strategies adopted by insurance companies […]

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Recovering from a Truck Crash

Recovering from a Truck Crash

Recovering from a serious truck crash takes time.  It takes money and dedication. It’s not easy. As a truck accident lawyer, I am confident that in some cases truck accident victims can make significant recoveries. Why do some truck crash victims recover while others do not? Of course, some injuries are simply too serious for […]

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Attorney

Why You Need a Truck Accident Attorney

Large truck companies often have their own team of lawyers who will do everything they can to prove that you caused your accident. Truck accident lawsuits can be complicated and frustrating. If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt in a truck accident, call Ostroff Injury Law today. Our truck accident lawyers are […]

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