Semi-truck Accident

Drunk Driving Collision – What Damages Can I Claim?

2021-10-12T09:12:03-07:00 Oct 09th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Wrongful Death|

When you sustain injuries from a drunk driving accident and want to file a claim, one of the first things you will need to know is the kind of damages you qualify for. What are Damages? “Damages” is a legal term used to refer to compensation awarded to you in court and are generally classified

Reasons to Hire a Car Accident Attorney

2021-10-12T09:13:02-07:00 Sep 10th, 2018|Bicycle Injury, Burn Injury, Bus Accident, Car Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident, Wrongful Death|

It can be overwhelming to deal with the aftermath of a car accident. While seeking a doctor and getting checked out should be high on your list, so is finding legal help. Here is why. You Are Filing for a Claim If you believe the car accident was not your fault and you want to

Driving While Drowsy May Be Fatal

2021-10-12T09:11:35-07:00 Jun 18th, 2018|Car Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

June is known as National Safety Month. During this month, it’s important to be aware of one of the largest causes of personal injury—auto accidents. Statistics show that 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, an average of 3,287 deaths a day. Many causes contribute to this horrifying statistic—alcohol, texting while driving, etc.

Motorcycle and Semi-Truck Accidents Turn into Personal Injury Cases

2021-10-13T11:44:37-07:00 Mar 17th, 2016|Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

No one wants to be in any sort of traffic accident. Whether you drive for business or pleasure, what starts as a way to get from point A to point B can quickly turn to tragedy. Today, we explore two crash situations and look at how, even when faced with adversity, the use of a

Why Semi-Truck Accidents Happen

2021-10-13T12:39:01-07:00 Oct 04th, 2015|Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

What you can do if you’re involved in one Semi-truck accidents happen all the time. A study conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) found that 73% of large truck accidents involve another vehicle. [Source] The vehicles involved are just part of the story. Fully loaded, a large truck can weigh more than

Why Hours of Service for Semi-Trucks Matters to Your Accident Case

2021-10-13T12:38:43-07:00 Aug 21st, 2015|Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

Many of us have been in the situation where we’ve been behind the wheel after a long day and start to feel driver fatigue setting in. While this situation can be dangerous no matter what vehicle you’re driving, most of us are not driving a semi-truck when it happens. Semi-trucks can weigh well in excess

Why You Need an Attorney after a Semi-Truck Accident

2021-10-13T12:39:21-07:00 Aug 05th, 2015|Personal Injury Law, Semi-truck Accident|

Have you been injured in a semi-truck accident? Have you lost a loved one in a semi-truck accident? It’s time to call the experienced team at Silkman Law Firm to review your case. Accidents involving semi-trucks can be complicated. The majority of trucking company cases involve large national companies registered in different states than where