Truck Driver Fatigue Poses Serious Dangers to U.S. Motorists

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The trucking accident last year which killed comedian James McNair and critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan has brought safety concerns about the trucking industry to the forefront. In particular, the subject of truck driver fatigue, which can result in serious or fatal collisions, must be looked at closely. In June 2014, a Walmart truck slammed into the limousine van Tracy Morgan and six other passengers were riding in. Reportedly, the truck...

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What is the Financial Impact of a Loss of Limb?

Car and motorcycle accidents often occur at lightening speeds and with little warning. The impact from those crashes can leave victims with crushed and broken hands, arms, legs, and feet. While orthopedic surgeons and physicians are usually able repair the majority of broken bones and limbs, there are times when complications and even infections can interfere with the healing process. When this occurs, it may be necessary to remove the injured...

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Complications Abound in Multi-Vehicle Crashes

If you are involved in a car accident with one other vehicle, establishing fault is usually a matter of deciding if you or the other driver is to blame for the accident. Occasionally, there may be a third party responsible, such as a government entity or construction road crew. When the accident involves multiple vehicles, however, establishing fault can become increasingly difficult. Multi-vehicle crashes or pileups usually result from a chain...

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Can I File a Lawsuit against a Trucking Company?

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Denver trucking accident, you may be wondering what steps to take next. Is there anything I can do to get compensation for lost time at work or money spent out of pocket for medical expenses? Can I file a lawsuit against the trucking company for negligence? Sometimes, in truck accidents, the negligence of the trucking company that employs the truck driver or owns the truck may be a contributing factor...

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Garbage Truck Rollover | Denver Trucking Accident Attorney

According to KDVR.com, Shawn Howell witnessed an accident this morning in which a trash collection truck rolled over onto a Jeep, causing significant damage to both the truck and the Jeep. Mr. Howell said that both vehicles were driving the same direction on Colorado when they came to another accident. In trying to avoid the other accident, the garbage truck rolled onto the Jeep. Shortly after the accident, an employee of Law Father who was on...

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Garbage Truck Rolls Over Driver | Denver Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

A garbage truck in Douglas County, CO caused major personal injury to its driver when it rolled over him Thursday morning, according to 9news.com.  A representative of Douglas County Sheriff€™s office said that the man may have been dragged by the vehicle after it ran him over.  The driver was transported by Air Life to Swedish Hospital in Denver. Have you been injured in a commercial vehicle accident?  You need an aggressive Denver commercial...

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19-year-old Denver Man Killed by Out of Control Landscaping Truck | Denver Trucking Accident Lawyer

According to the Denver Post, a 19 year-old man has died after being hit by an out of control landscaping truck on May 20th. The young Denver man was sitting with his friend on a playground bench in Jefferson County, when the driver of the landscaping truck lost control of his truck and struck the bench. According to the Colorado State Patrol, the truck driver failed to complete a left turn and ran off the road and into the unfortunate young man....

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Texas Truck Driver to be Sentenced for the Death of Two Colorado Women €“ Denver Accident Attorney

A truck driver from Texas, Richard E. Widmier, €œwill be sentenced Nov.12 in the deaths of Ginger M. Gillespie, 48, and Lois A. Kelton, 77, according to a news release from the 18th Judicial District.€ According to an article from The Denver Post, Widmier was not suspected of driving under the influence but was driving too fast for road conditions on the day of the accident. The accident took place on I-70 west of Limon during an April 2009 blizzard. ...

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Beer Truck Crash Gets Driver DUI – Denver DUI Injury Attorney

A tractor-trailer crash on I-70 Monday night has resulted in the driver being arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.  According to 9News, the tractor-trailer was traveling westbound Monday night with a trailer loaded with beer when the semi went off the road, hit the median and rolled onto its side. The driver of the semi was not injured but the semi caught fire after the crash. In Colorado, DUI and impaired offenses are misdemeanors; injury-related...

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Commercial Trucking Accident – Denver Injury Lawyer

CBS4 is reporting that two semi-truck drivers were killed this afternoon when their tractor trailers smashed head on. The accident happened in Commerce City on Quebec Parkway between 64th and 80th Avenue. According to reports the driver of the southbound semi-truck crossed the center divide and slammed head on into the semi-truck traveling north. Both semi burst into flames. Both drivers were killed. It is unclear if there were any passengers in...

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