Semi-trucks are large and dangerous. They pose a huge threat to other vehicles, pedestrians, and property if sufficient safety measures are not taken when driving them. Automobiles such as cars, SUVs, or even pickup trucks pale in comparison when it comes to the heaviness factor. If a collision occurs, the smaller cars and their passengers are sure to be on … Read More
5 Situations When You Should Hire a Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer
In 2019, truck accidents led to 4,119 deaths in the US. Unfortunately, most deaths involving semi-trucks or large trucks are passenger vehicle occupants. The same report states that in 2019: Only 16% of these deaths were truck occupants 67% were car or passenger vehicle occupants 15% were pedestrians, bicyclists, or motorcyclists Trucks often weigh 20-30 times more than passenger vehicles, so small … Read More
Why Holiday Truck Accidents are More Common
When you think of the holidays, you are probably not thinking about truck accidents. Unfortunately, Utah truck accidents happen quite often around the holidays. There are multiple reasons for this. Read on to learn more. Holiday Truck Accidents in Utah – Why Do They Happen? Truck accidents in Utah are often caused by similar things, such as fatigue and impairment. … Read More
Tips for Avoiding Utah Trucking Accidents
Utah trucking accidents are often deadly for passenger vehicle occupants. Given the risk such accidents pose, it only makes sense to do everything you can to avoid them. Here are some helpful tips from your trucking accident law firm, Carlson Injury. Avoiding Utah Trucking Accidents – 5 Tips 1. Leave enough space between your vehicle and commercial trucks. Maintaining a … Read More
Trucking Accidents in Utah – Who’s Responsible?
Trucking accidents in Utah are all too common. If you asked most people who’s responsible, you’d likely hear, “The driver.” But the truth is, the cause of truck accidents can be more complex than many realize. Sometimes it is certainly the driver’s fault that a trucking accident occurred. But sometimes, it’s not. Who is Responsible for Trucking Accidents in Utah? … Read More
What to Do After a Utah Semi-Truck Accident
A Utah semi-truck accident can easily destroy property and lives. This type of accident tends to be significantly more damaging than an accident between two passenger cars. Commercial trucks are so much heavier than passenger cars. In an accident between the two, the passenger car always loses. No one wants to be involved in a trucking accident – but unfortunately, … Read More
Utah & US Trucking Accident Stats
Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident or truck accident. But some types of accidents are more dangerous than others – and Utah trucking accidents are some of the deadliest. Large truck crashes usually injure the people traveling cars and passenger trucks, not the other way around. To get a clearer picture of the dangers of truck accidents, … Read More
Semi Truck Accidents: Who Can Sue, and Who Can Be Sued?
If you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident with a semi-truck in Utah, you may feel like you are outmatched and underrepresented. Shipping by semi-truck is a multi-billion dollar industry. As a policy, these companies have excellent insurance and legal representation. However, if you have suffered injury or damages to no fault of your own, you can and should seek … Read More
Semi-Truck Accident Case: A Legal Guide
If you have been involved in a truck accident, you know it is a tragic and unnecessary experience. Commercial trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger cars. Serious injuries and fatalities are common in truck accidents because of this vast difference in size and weight. If you have been unfortunate enough to be in a Utah semi-truck accident, chances … Read More
What Benefits Am I Entitled to After a Car Accident?
You or someone you love has just been involved in a car accident and you are already exhausted at the thought of dealing with multi-million dollar insurance agencies. You should be spending your time taking care of your loved one, or resting and healing yourself. We are here, as your personal attorney, to relieve some of the burden and help you … Read More
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