Category Archives: Truck Crash

Attorney Andy Young Appointed As First Ever Plaintiff’s Attorney To Federal Safety Committee

Andy Young Truck Accident Attorney

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Nationally recognized trucking lawyer Andy Young isthe first ever Plaintiff’s Trial Attorney appointed to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.Appointed as one of the last acts of departing Transportation Secretary Elaine Cho, the appointmentmarks the first time that a plaintiff’s attorney has been asked to serve on the MCSAC. The committee is an advisory body to

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LEADING TRUCKING SAFETY GROUP NAMES NEW BOARD OF REGENTS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys welcomes several new members to its Board of Regents. The ATAA is a leading non-profit trucking safety advocate organization which counts more than 600 attorney and legal professional members across the United States. The following Regents are among the first to be “Board Certified” by the National Board of Trial

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

NTSB major truck crash

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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I-65 Crash preceded by 9-1-1 callers

LAKE COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Saturday at 12:20 p.m., the Lowell Regional Dispatch Center began to receive 911 calls of an erratic driver southbound on I-65 from U.S. 30. Preliminary investigation by Master Trooper Dwayne Haliburton and Trooper John Landowski show that the vehicle, a white 2005 Ford van, struck a median wall at an unknown

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Truck Driver Sneezes, Rolls Truck

HAMMOND, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: State Police) — Thursday morning a fit of sneezing and coughing caused a truck driver to lose control of his semi and roll over. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Clay McBride showed at approximately 11:00 a.m., yesterday, Thursday, October 17, 2019, a 2018 Freightliner semi pulling a box trailer, owned by Semo Express out of Sikeston, Missouri,

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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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