Oregon Truck Accident FAQ

It is crucial to have reliable information when it comes to the aftermath of a truck accident in Oregon. If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company, you deserve to be fairly compensated. Here, we… read more

What to Do When a Truck’s Cargo Caused an Accident

We have all seen commercial trucks with cargo in the back and thought, “Wow, I really hope that does not come flying off and slam into my vehicle.” While this does not happen very often, the reality is that these types of incidents do occur. If you or somebody you care about has been involved… read more

What do Rapid Response Teams do After a Truck Accident?

Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often severe, and they can leave the drivers and passengers involved with significant injuries and property damage. The hours immediately following a severe commercial truck collision are the most important period for gathering evidence. One overlooked aspect of these cases is the fact that commercial truck drivers often walk… read more

How Hazardous Material Truck Accidents are Different from Other Truck Wrecks

Accidents involving large commercial trucks have the potential to be much more severe than accidents involving only traditional passenger vehicles. The reality is that commercial trucks can weigh tens of thousands of pounds and are much larger than other vehicles on the roadway. When these vehicles are involved in a crash, individuals often sustain severe… read more

Signs of Truck Driver Fatigue

When you are driving, you probably do what you can to avoid operating near a large commercial truck. It is not that these vehicles are inherently dangerous, but they can certainly be intimidating. When an accident does occur involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle, those inside traditional vehicles can sustain severe injuries. One… read more

Hit by a U-Haul in Oregon

Any time you get out on the roadway, it is very likely that you will see a moving vehicle of some type. U-Haul, Budget Rentals, Penske, and other moving vehicle companies are incredibly convenient and a relatively inexpensive way to move belongings across town or across the country. Unfortunately, those who operate rental moving trucks… read more

How Can Truckers Combat Fatigue?

Truck drivers have a big responsibility. They operate large vehicles that can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded, and they have a duty to drive safely. When a truck driver is fatigued, they are much more likely to be involved in a serious  truck accident. If you are a long-haul trucker or… read more

Understanding Flat Bed Truck Accidents and the Negligence That Causes Them

Accidents involving large flatbed trucks are much more devastating than regular passenger vehicle crashes. However, these crashes happen all the time in the United States and in Oregon. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) tells us that there were approximately 148,000 people injured and 4,761 people were killed in large truck crashes during the… read more

What is a Jack Knife Truck Accident?

Large commercial truck accidents cause some of the most severe traffic crash injuries. Accidents involving commercial trucks affect thousands of people across the US each year. In Oregon, there were nearly 3,000 truck crashes during the latest reporting year, according to the state Department of Transportation. Out of those accidents, over 1,550 people were injured… read more

What Are Some of the Most Common Safety Violations That Result in Commercial Truck Accidents?

Truck accidents are not as common as car accidents, but they can pose greater danger to a car’s driver than a typical accident. Injured drivers involved in truck accidents can sustain severe injury because commercial trucks are much bigger and heavier than passenger vehicles. These differences result in dangerous collisions that could prove to be… read more