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Truck Driver Reaction may have Saved Lives in Arizona Bus Crash

The heroics of commercial truck drivers often go unreported, but it appears likely that the quick response of a big-rig operator prevented a bad accident near Phoenix from turning drastically worse. A charter bus carrying 15 passengers collided head-on with a pickup truck on Interstate 10 in Casa Grande on Tuesday, Nov. 20, about 50 …

Why Connecting with Jury Members is Crucial during Closing Arguments

As a litigator, sometimes it’s easy to get lost in the legal minutiae that can dominate a trial. It’s important to remember that, in the end, every case is about people. Cases are about the people who have been injured or killed, the people who are left to suffer as a result, and the people …

Two Killed when Semi Crashes with Motorcycle near Littlefield, AZ

Two people riding a motorcycle on Interstate 15 in northwest Arizona were killed when their bike reportedly struck a tractor trailer on Saturday, April 21. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, both vehicles were traveling south on I-15 when the collision occurred. Both people on the motorcycle were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver …

Arizona Jury Returns $13.2M Verdict for Consortium Claim

Dwarfing a trucking company’s pretrial offer of $625,000, an Arizona jury returned a combined verdict of over $13.2 million to the parents of a man killed in a 2008 accident in Ahwatukee, AZ. (Bachrach v. Covenant Transportation, U.S. District Court, Arizona) The verdict, which came down on March 13, 2012, is one of the largest …

Two Students Killed in Truck Accident Near Phoenix

An accident involving a passenger car and a semi tractor trailer near Phoenix left two students dead on Monday, March 12. According to ABC15.com, Arizona Department of Public Safety officials are still investigating the cause of the accident at the intersection of Loop 303 and Olive Avenue that killed two 16-year-old students. The driver of …

Can Arizona Truck Drivers use Medical Marijuana since it is Legal?

In November 2010, Arizona legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes (Proposition 203).   While the State recognizes the drug as a legal medicine for those that are prescribed the drug for medical reasons, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration views medical marijuana as an illegal drug and as such, certain laws are in place …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: June 28 – July 4

In order to be effective, a truck accident attorney must be competent, knowledgeable and working for you. He must have the trial skills to take your case all the way. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. If you need an attorney or if …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: May 24 – May 30

In order to be effective, a truck accident attorney must be competent, knowledgeable and working for you. He must have the trial skills to take your case all the way. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. If you need an attorney or if …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: February 22 – February 28

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 is owned by a Missouri company and the driver was hauling a load from California to New York. I have handled …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: September 7 – September 13

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 crosses a centerline and kills somebody’s mother. But being passionate alone is not enough. The …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: August 24 – August 30

State trucking laws vary, and the need for qualified truck accident attorneys to understand all facets of a particular litigation is imperative. I have handled numerous truck accidents throughout the United States, many of them similar to those noted below. Please feel free to contact me [email protected] or call me at 1-800-628-4500. TheDailySound.com reports that …

Truck Accident Weekly Roundup: April 19 – April 26

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 crosses a centerline and kills somebody’s mother. But being passionate alone is not enough. The …

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