Semi-Truck Accident Inspection
Defective Air Brakes Focus of Campaign to Prevent Bus and Truck Accidents

Out of adjustment air brakes and brake system defects are factors often attributed to fatal crashes by large commercial trucks and buses. This week the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA),…

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Bus Tire Blowout Accidents from Tire Failures

Several recent accidents involving tire blowouts on passenger buses have prompted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to take a closer look at the potential cause of these incidents.  Passengers on these buses were seriously injured and there were…

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Bus Tire Blowout Lawsuit

If a bus accident is caused by a tire blowout, it is necessary to determine the cause of the tire blowout to know who the passengers and their families can sue for compensation, which can include medical expenses, lost income,…

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Megabus Crash in Litchfield, Illinois Injures Dozens and Kills One Student

Lawyers Fred Pritzker and Eric Hageman, lead attorneys for our bus accident litigation team, are urging victims of the Megabus crash in Litchfield, Illinois to contact a bus accident lawyer as soon as possible. Valuable evidence can be lost or…

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New FMCSA Rule: Bus and Truck Drivers and Heroin, LSD and Other Drugs

Thankfully, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently finalized a rule that clears up an ambiguity that appeared to allow semi truck, bus and other commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to use Schedule I drugs (heroin, LSD, etc.)…

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New Medical Certification Requirements for Bus and Truck Drivers

Medical conditions of big rig and bus drivers have become a significant factor in many accidents resulting in personal injury and wrongful death. For this reason, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now requiring certain bus and semi-trailer…