truck accident

“Act of God” No Defense in Truck Killing Pedestrian Case

A Georgia jury took 40 minutes to decide that an insurance company was responsible in a fatal truck-pedestrian personal injury lawsuit and awarded the victim’s family $21 million. The insurance company argued that the crash was an Act of God, and therefore, they weren’t legal (or financially) responsible. But U.S. District Court Judge Richard W…. read more

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Are Federal Motor Safety Regulations Enough to Keep Our Roadways Safe

FMCSA regulations and the increase in accidents caused by commercial vehicles The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is in charge of establishing the rules and regulations that govern the trucking and busing industries. They have taken criticism for not doing enough to ensure carriers implement stringent risk mitigation practices to reduce the number of accidents… read more

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