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Truck Accidents News: Underride Guards

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We are Working to Prevent Underride Crashes Like This One that Killed a Cleveland Teacher

On November 3rd, Danielle Chronister, a 33-year-old teacher for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District was killed in a crosswalk by a dump truck.  This beloved teacher was struck as the dump truck was turning right from East 21st street onto Chester Avenue.  She was knocked to the ground and the truck’s rear tires ran over …

IIHS Calls for Better Tractor-Trailer Underride Guards

Tractor-trailer underride guards have saved countless lives by preventing passenger cars from sliding beneath an 18-wheeler during an accident. But as personal injury attorneys who have represented victims of catastrophic truck accidents, we’re glad to see that the industry strives for even more reforms concerning underride guards. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety believes underride …

IIHS Calls for Stronger Truck Underride Guard Standards

As a truck accident attorney, I deal with all kinds of senseless truck wrecks. I have handled cases in which drivers were killed and their cars went under a trailer even though they hit the underride guard. My book, Truck Accident Litigation, contains a chapter on underride cases. The underride guard is the metal structure …

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