Truck Accidents Blog

What You Should Know About Windsor Rollover Truck Accidents

Any motor vehicle crash that results in a vehicle rolling over is dangerous, but these accidents are especially serious when the vehicle that overturns is a commercial truck. In this blog, we review rollover truck accidents, including why they happen, how negligence is often involved and liability for damages. Victims of these devastating collisions should... Read More

What Windsor Drivers Should Know About Wide Turn Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks are much larger and longer than passenger vehicles, making them much more difficult to maneuver. Turns are especially challenging. Truck drivers often need to turn their steering wheel away from the direction they want to go to allow for the truck’s wider turn circumference. These maneuvers are known as wide turns, and while... Read More

What Victims of Windsor Jackknife Truck Accidents Need to Know

Any motor vehicle crash involving a commercial truck is dangerous, but jackknife truck accidents may be the most dangerous because they often involve multiple passenger vehicles. The commercial truck driver also has no control over the vehicle when the trailer jackknifes away from the cab. If you were injured in this type of truck accident... Read More

Liability for Truck Crashes Caused by Mechanical Issues/Poor Maintenance

All drivers owe a duty of care to others sharing the road to ensure the vehicle they are operating is in good working order. Failure to conduct proper and regular maintenance can increase the risk of causing mechanical damage to a vehicle, which can lead to serious accidents and injuries. This also applies especially to... Read More

Serious Crash on Highway 401 Being Investigated by Chatham-Kent OPP

One person was injured after a serious crash in Chatham-Kent between a tractor-trailer and a cargo van early Monday morning. Chatham-Kent OPP was called to the scene near the 121 km market in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at about 2:30 a.m. According to CTV Windsor, the force of the impact caused the cargo... Read More

Two People Hospitalized After Serious Truck-Related Crash in Essex

Two people were sent to a nearby hospital after a crash involving a minivan and a transport truck in Essex this morning, BlackburnNews.com reports. Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the incident between County Road 46 and South Middle Road around 9 a.m. Two unidentified victims suffered undisclosed injuries. A section of Naylor... Read More

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 or failure to secure the load. Greg Monforton & Partners’ truck accident lawyers further explain how a... 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 may require ongoing medical care. If you were harmed in a truck... 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 involved in collisions, the results are often catastrophic, and manufacturers may be held liable... 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 any damages that you have sustained. If you were injured in a truck accident, we recommend that... Read More