The sheer size and weight of big-rig trucks means that truck accidents are especially dangerous. In the most recent report, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Commission has reported that there were 3,802 fatal accidents in the United States caused by large trucks, as well as 77,000 non-fatal injury crashes and 253,000 property damage crashes. But truck accident liability isn’t cut and dry and there are a lot of factors to consider. An experienced attorney can help you figure out what’s most important.
Motorcycle riders are approximately 26 times more likely to be killed in a crash than someone riding in a car, and they’re five times more likely to be hurt. In 66% of motorcycle accidents that involve another vehicle, the other driver caused the intruded into the motorcyclist’s right of way. If you or a loved one were injured in a motorcycle accident, it’s critical that you and your loved ones understand your rights under the law and take the proper steps to receive compensation for your injuries.