Tragic Crash near Lake View, Iowa Kills One, Seriously Injures Two

One woman is dead and others are injured in a crash near Lake View, Iowa. The crash happened on Christmas Eve morning on Highway 175 at about 8:24 a.m. According to the Sac County Sheriff’s Office, a semi-tractor trailer traveling…

Motorcyclist Killed by Semitrailer Pulling into Traffic

A motorcyclist was killed when a semitrailer pulled into traffic from a closed lane. On Saturday, December 3, 2016, a 28-year-old motorcyclist from Merritt Island was traveling in the eastbound lanes of State Road 520 near Cocoa, Florida, when an…

Large Truck Crash Causes: Unfit Drivers, Distraction and Defects

Large truck crashes result in thousands of deaths and tens of thousands of injuries each year. Because of their size and weight (50,000 to 80,000 pounds with a load of freight), they introduce a disproportionate hazard to the occupants of…

Young Boy Seriously Injured in Zumbrota, MN Crash Involving Semi Truck

Today, October 13, 2016, an accident between a semitrailer truck and a car on Highway 60 in Zumbrota, Minnesota, resulted in a young child being seriously injured. A Ford Taurus was eastbound on the Highway 60 West bridge over Highway…

What Happens if a Truck Driver Was Illegally or Negligently Parked?

The family of someone who dies in a rear-end collision involving a semi truck may have a wrongful death claim if that truck was illegally or in any way negligently parked at the side of the road. This means the…

Xcel Energy Truck Hits and Kills Man in Bloomington, Minnesota

Yesterday, an Xcel Energy truck jumped the curb and killed a man in Bloomington, Minnesota, at 86th Street and Nicollet Avenue. He was waiting at a bus stop. The Xcel truck, pulling a trailer, was traveling south on Nicollet. At…

Woman Injured in Tractor Trailer Crash in Buffalo, MN

A 77–year-old woman was injured in a tractor trailer crash in Buffalo, Minnesota on June 2, 2016 at about 12:45 p.m. The accident happened at Highway 55 and Willems Way at milepost 156. The vehicle she was driving, a 2014…

Teen Girl Critically Injured When Truck Switches Lanes on I-275

A 14-year-old girl is in critical condition after a crash with a semi tractor trailer on May 21, 2016. The accident happened on northbound I-275 at 10:30 a.m. A 57-year-old man was driving a GMC Sierra truck when a FedEx…

Minnesota Man Seriously Injured in FL Semi Crash

A 38-year-old woman was killed and four others were seriously injured in a terrible semi tractor-trailer crash in Florida on May 16, 2016. The accident took place in Fort Myers, near the intersection of Winkler Road and Summerlin road at…

MN Man Injured In Semi Truck Rear-End Accident

A Minnesota man was injured on Monday, May 16, 2016 when the 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer he was driving was rear-ended by a 2009 Volvo VNL semi tractor trailer at milepost 129 near Sauk Center. The accident happened on Interstate 94 in…

Teen Seriously Injured in Tractor Trailer Accident

A teenager was seriously in an accident with a tractor-trailer on May 9, 2016. Friends of the family have set up a GoFundMe account to help them with expenses at this difficult time. A Swift semi truck pulled in front of…

Teen Injured in Motorcycle-Semi Accident Near Owatonna, MN

The accident below is very similar to a case we settled. A truck driver grew impatient when a line of motorcyclists were waiting to turn left, so the trucker tried to pass them on the left and clipped one of…