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FATAL TESLA CRASH: Safety Experts Say Autopilot Is Marketing, Doesn’t Exist

DELRAY BEACH, FL ( — The South Florida Tesla crash that left one man dead Friday is leading noted Truck Accident Attorneys Joe Fried and Michael Leizerman to assert that autopilot doesn’t mean a driver can drive without paying attention. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and the National Transportation Safety Board both say say they are investigating whether the

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ATAA Applauds OIG Investigation Into Truck Driver Medical Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C. ( — The federal investigation into medically unsafe truck drivers just launched by the Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General is strongly supported by the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys — a more than 500 member non-profit organization of legal professionals dedicated to trucking safety. “I applaud the OIG decision to look into this critical safety

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Moving Company Executives Charged With Fraud

NEW YORK, NY ( (Source: USDOJ) — A Hewlett, New York, man and a Haledon, New Jersey, woman appeared in federal court today on fraud charges for allegedly extorting customers of their moving company, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Lior Atiyas, 42, a/k/a “David Cohen,” and Lola Larios 36, a/k/a “Michelle Jacobs,” are each charged by complaint with one count

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DOT Declares Ohio’s Doug Jones As Hazard To Public Safety

WASHINGTON, DC ( (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Ohio-licensed truck driver Doug A. Jones to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.  Jones, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) holder, was served the federal order on

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ATAA Founders Joe Fried, Michael Leizerman Congratulate Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

Board Certification In Truck Accident Law Separates Good Marketers From Tested Attorneys MIAMI BEACH, FL ( — There are now 13 attorneys in the United States achieving “Board Certification” in truck accident law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. The attorneys have proven themselves through a six hour written exam, verification of personal experience handling several truck crash cases,

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Joe Fried, Michael Leizerman Among First Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

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NEW YORK, NY ( — Noted truck accident attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Leizerman are among the first nine attorneys in the United States achieving “Board Certification” in Truck Accident law. The Board Certification is the first and only American Bar Association accreditation for Truck Accident Law in the nation. The inaugural group of just nine attorneys represents the stringent

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