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Eric Washburn

Norfolk Truck Accident Attorney Discusses Truck Driver Issues in Crashes

There are many reasons why tractor-trailer accidents occur. Unfortunately, the majority of these crashes result in deaths. For those victims who do survive, injuries are often catastrophic ones, leaving permanent injuries and disabilities for the victim and their families to […]

Eric Washburn

Out-of-Control Dump Truck Slams into 10 Vehicles

An out-of-control dump truck carrying fire debris slammed into 10 vehicles in Santa Rosa, California Friday morning. The truck, which hauling debris from the California wildfires, was traveling westbound on Fountaingrove Parkway when it slammed into multiple vehicles. The impact […]

Eric Washburn

Fatigued Driving, Sleep Apnea, and Truck Accidents

One cause of truck accidents that is becoming more and more common is fatigued driving. Multiple studies have found that many of these drivers also suffer from sleep apnea. A person suffering from sleep apnea typically has pauses in breathing […]

Randy Appleton

Determining Who Is Responsible for a Truck Accident

When handling a truck accident case, there are a number of factors that an attorney may consider when trying to determine who is responsible for the accident. If a person happened to get seriously injured or if someone dies when […]

Eric Washburn

Tricks Insurance Companies Use to Pressure Car Accident Victims to Settle

One of the most overwhelming experiences many people are forced to deal with is being injured in a car crash caused by a negligent or reckless driver. Secondary to the damage that may have been done to your vehicle is […]

Rick Shapiro

Complexities of Virginia Truck Accident Injury Claims

Truck accident injury claims can be one of the most complex types of insurance processes to go through. This is because there is often more than one at-fault party who may be responsible. A Norfolk truck accident attorney can advise […]

Randy Appleton

Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash Causes

According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation, last year was the deadliest year in more than a decade on the country’s roads, with almost 40,000 people that died in vehicle crashes. One of the deadliest crashes that occur […]

Randy Appleton

Truck Driver Charged in Deadly West Virginia Wreck

A tractor trailer driver is being charged after he left the scene of a fatal accident on I-77 in Jackson County, West Virginia on March 30.  West Virginia State Police reported that the truck driver has been charged with leaving […]

Randy Appleton

6,000 Americans Die Due to Drowsy Driving Annually

A recent study suggests that as many as 6,000 Americans die annually in drowsy driving-related wrecks.  Researchers in the journal Sleep noted that millions of American drivers fall asleep at the wheel every month, and 15% of deadly crashes involve […]

Randy Appleton

Woman Dead in Petersburg, VA Dump Truck Crash

Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly dump truck crash in Petersburg, Virginia on Jan. 30. The police stated that the fatal dump truck crash involved three other vehicles.  The crash happened near Wagner Road in Petersburg. Two dump trucks were […]