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3 facts about spinal cord injuries after semitruck crashes

Semitruck crashes can produce some very serious injuries. If you have a spinal cord injury from a semitruck accident, you might decide to seek compensation. There are many different factors that can affect your case. Some of the most compelling are the effects of the spinal cord injury. Not only can seeking compensation help you to hold the trucker and trucking company accountable, but it can also help you to get the financial backing you need to continue to support your wife and children.

North Carolina considering bill to alter trucking regulations


Many people think that trucks are safer than all other forms of transportation due to the fact that most truckers are more experienced and better trained than other drivers who drive personal vehicles. On the other hand, a truck accident also has a greater chance of causing extreme devastation, accidents and fatalities due to the size of the vehicle.

The right approach when handling truck accident cases


The scene that follows a tractor-trailer crash can be chaotic. Frequently, people injured in a truck accident require emergency care. At the same time, emergency crews are busy cleaning up the scene and law enforcement officials are investigating what happened and ensuring that they identify who may have been responsible. This situation is common everywhere, including in North Carolina.

Can train-truck coordination avert truck accidents?

Truck accidents, whether they occur in North Carolina or anywhere else in the nation, can be quite disastrous. A truck accident can injure or kill more people simply because of the truck's sheer size. In North Carolina, tractor-trailer and railroad accidents have, unfortunately, become far too common. Although the U.S. has rolled out a high-tech system to stop train-tractor crashes, it may still take five more years for that system to be implemented.

Driver with past violations involved in train-truck accident


Residents of Wake County, North Carolina, might know that all commercial vehicles carrying large loads need to follow weight limits set by North Carolina authorities. These limits are set with various factors in mind, such as reducing the effects of an accident.

What are the rules for drivers involved in truck accidents?


Accidents in North Carolina that involve large vehicles, like trucks, can be disastrous. Truck accidents often cause death simply because of their sheer size. Commercial vehicle drivers need to follow the same procedure as private vehicle drivers when it comes to accidents. If a person dies because of an accident, or there is estimated damage of $1,000 or more, North Carolina law requires that the police are notified immediately.

Pursuing compensation in North Carolina


Most North Carolina residents would agree that they work hard to earn money in order to be self-sufficient and give financial security to their loved ones. However, accidents do not wait for an invitation and can happen at any time or place. Serious injuries to a loved one can impact a family in a big way, both financially and emotionally.

Truck accident in North Carolina involves child


While operating a vehicle in North Carolina, the driver is expected to drive cautiously as any negligence on the part of the driver can cause serious injuries to others on the road. The severity of these injuries can increase significantly if the accident involves a truck. Therefore, there are various laws in North Carolina that are designed to ensure that the trucks that drive in the state are well maintained, and the drivers are qualified and rest appropriately.

Truck accidents: a major concern for North Carolina residents


Semi-trucks represent some of the largest vehicles on the roads of North Carolina. And in many cases, accidents involving these vehicles can cause severe injuries and even fatalities. Many truck accidents can even lead to a multiple rollover crash with other vehicles, thereby setting off a tragic domino effect.