Ontario Truck Accidents Blog

Determining When a Cargo Loading Company is Liable for a Truck Accident

Commercial trucking operations involve many different parties, which makes it complicated to determine liability in the event of an accident. Cargo loading companies may be held responsible for truck accidents caused by cargo issues such as improper loading… Read More

When Truck Accidents Are Caused by Drug or Alcohol Impairment

Impaired driving by truck drivers is a serious threat to the safety of the general public. Commercial trucks can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds and in the event of an accident, the results are often catastrophic. Many victims sustain severe injuries that… Read More

When Can a Vehicle or Parts Manufacturer Be at Fault for a Truck Accident?

Manufacturers have a legal duty to make sure that their products are safe and effective to use. This includes manufacturers of parts used in 18-wheelers, big rigs and other commercial vehicles. Since these trucks often weigh several tons, when they are… Read More

Reasons that a Trucking Company May Be Liable for Your Injuries

Truck accidents often result in serious injuries that require expensive medical care. Identifying all potential parties who may be to blame for the accident is key to securing adequate compensation. The trucking company may bear some responsibility for… Read More

How Much is My Truck Accident Claim Worth?

Accidents involving commercial trucks often result in significant injuries and property damage. Determining the value of a truck accident claim involves many different factors, which is why it is important that your claim is correctly valued so that you… Read More

Evidence that Could Help Strengthen Your Truck Accident Claim

The moments following a truck accident can be confusing and overwhelming. Aside from seeking medical care for your injuries, you should begin collecting evidence. There are several pieces of evidence that can help preserve and protect your truck accident… Read More

OPP to Conduct Safety Enforcement in Response to Increased Truck-Related Collisions

In response to a high number of serious and fatal accidents involving trucks and other commercial vehicles over the last year, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is conducting a week-long safety enforcement, called Operation Safe Trucking, which started… Read More

When Truck Accidents Are Caused by Canadian Hours-of-Service Violations

Since the national government realizes the potential threat that fatigued truck drivers can pose to others on the road, Canada has hours-of-service rules that limit the amount of time that a commercial truck driver can spend behind the wheel before being… Read More

Who Can Be Held Liable for My Truck Accident?

Many truck accidents have contributing factors that are unique to the trucking industry, which makes them much different than typical car accidents. Many different parties and entities can be involved in a truck accident, which can make determining liability… Read More

Strategies for Safe Driving When You Are Near Large Trucks

There are a lot of tractor-trailers and semi-trucks out on the road. Whenever you get behind the wheel, you are likely to be sharing the road with one or more of these vehicles or at least see one off in the distance. You have to be cautious when you… Read More