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ATAA Announces Latest Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

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TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — There are now 47 “board certified” Truck Accident Attorneys in the United States who are members of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Representing the best of the best, these Truck Accident Attorneys are the attorneys who have proven excellent in the practice of Truck Accident law. The National Board of Trial Advocacy says that these

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NEW JERSEY TRUCK DRIVER DECLARED IMMINENT HAZARD

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT VERBATIM) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared New Jersey-licensed commercial driver Quentin Campbell to be an imminent hazard to public safety, and in conjunction with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, has disqualified him from operating any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) for which a commercial driver’s license (CDL) is required. 

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Commercial truck driver falls asleep, causes major wreck, ntsb slams

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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD MAKES POINT: TRUCKING COMPANIES NEED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY ATAA SUPPORTS NTSB CALL FOR SAFETY MEASURES WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT/NTSB) — A fatal seven-vehicle crash on an Illinois highway involved three of the 10 issues on the National Transportation Safety Board’s Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, the NTSB detailed in a report issued Tuesday. The

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ATRI trucking nuclear verdict report is wrong

TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) report stating verdicts against trucking companies in excess of $10M, otherwise known as “nuclear verdicts,” are hurting the trucking industry is wrong. The non-profit trucking safety organization “ATAA” says bad trucking companies need to be penalized — and that so called “nuclear verdicts” are only returned by jurors when trucking

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FACTS: NUCLEAR VERDICTS IN TRUCKING CASES NOT “STRANGLING” INDUSTRY

LEADING TRUCK SAFETY ORGANIZATION RESPONDS TO ATRI REPORT WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) just released its study on trucking verdicts over $10 million, which it has dubbed as “nuclear verdicts.” Eight months prior to the release of this report, Chris Spear, the President of the American Trucking Association claimed that “nuclear verdicts are strangling the

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Leizerman, Fried Headline Truck Attorney Symposium

Nearly 400 lawyers attend ATAA conference in Nashville, learn from the best plaintiff’s trucking attorneys. NASHVILLE, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — More than 400 lawyers and paralegals brought this year’s Academy of Truck Accident Attorney Symposium to record-setting attendance levels as the nation’s leading truck accident plaintiff’s attorneys gave advice and shared experience in litigating major truck crashes. In nearly 50 sessions

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