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Trucking Accident

How Much Does a Truck Accident Lawsuit Cost?

June 23, 2020   |  
If you have been hurt in an accident with a commercial truck or tractor-trailer, you could be wondering, “How much does a truck accident lawsuit cost?” Truck drivers are required to obey the same traffic laws we all do. However, these large truck and tractor-trailer drivers are also required to...
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2 Dead, 5 Injured in Wayne County Tractor-Trailer Crash

March 13, 2020   |  
A tragic, overnight crash in Wayne County has left two dead and five injured. The victims included students at Mount Olive University. According to reports from WRAL, seven people were traveling in a Jeep that was t-boned by a tractor-trailer truck at the intersection of NC Highway 55 and Indian...
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How to File a Truck Accident Claim

February 17, 2020   |  
If you’ve been in a truck accident — especially if you are injured — what you do immediately following the accident can have a big impact on the outcome of your case. A truck accident lawyer can advise you on your best legal options for pursuing an injury claim related...
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What is the Average Settlement for a Truck Accident?

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, the consequences can be severe. In addition to the serious injuries, pain and suffering you may experience, there is also potential emotional trauma to contend with, as well as the burden of expensive medical bills. If you’re considering filing a truck accident...
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Lincoln County Tanker Truck Crash on NC Highway 16 Leaves One Dead

January 29, 2020   |  
A tanker truck exploded in flames just hours after a deadly crash in Lincoln County, North Carolina last night, according to reports from WTVD. The tanker truck flipped on Highway 16 near Denver, NC and spilled an unknown quantity of fuel into a nearby creek. The driver of the tanker...
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Union County Tractor Trailer Crash Injures NC State Trooper, Construction Worker

A North Carolina state trooper and construction worker were among those injured when a tractor-trailer driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel, crashing into three vehicles. The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Tuesday night in Union County on the eastbound lanes of Monroe Expressway near Hemby Bridge. According to law...
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Don’t Get Bitten By Road Gators

September 10, 2018   |  
Many truck companies retread their expensive tires to get more use out of them. This means they remove the worn tread and apply an entirely new tread to the tire’s casing. Some companies use cement to attach the new tread, while others use a molding and curing process for retreading....
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Woman Hit, Killed by Tractor-Trailer While Passing

April 24, 2018   |  
Early Monday morning around 6:00 am, a woman was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 55 near Mount Olive, North Carolina. A 37-year-old lady from Seven Springs was reported traveling westbound on U.S. 55 when her vehicle was hit head-on by a tractor-trailer. North Carolina Highway...
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Can Injured Truck Drivers Receive Compensation in North Carolina?

February 16, 2018   |  
In addition to helping truck accident survivors and their families, the attorneys at Riddle & Brantley, LLP also help injured truck drivers. Our law firm has overseen workers’ compensation and third-party cases involving truck drivers who were injured on the job. You may have one or more options for compensation...
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What Are Examples of Evidence in a Truck Accident Case?

February 15, 2018   |  
Truck accidents may occur for a variety of different reasons, just like any motor vehicle accident. However, determining liability for a truck crash can be difficult because many different companies and people may share responsibility for a single vehicle. Negligence on part of the driver, commercial truck company, mechanic, shipping...
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