FAQs

Trucking companies must keep truck drivers’ hours of service records for at least six months, as per Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations. It’s a federal law. At the six-month mark, carriers can destroy and dispose of the...

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As it currently stands, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) does not regulate truck drivers’ use of over-the-counter stimulant supplements. However, the agency does regulate the number of consecutive hours that truck drivers can work. If a driver...

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If you are filing a truck accident claim or lawsuit against a trucking company, expect a challenge. Trucking companies are known to hire legal teams to help them wiggle out of responsibility for truck accident cases. Some might even...

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A serious accident with a large 18-wheeler on Clarksburg’s highways or major roadways can cause significant hardship and injuries. It’s important to hire a truck accident attorney when a commercial truck is involved in the accident for several reasons...

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A driver logbook keeps track of the amount of time spent on duty, off duty and driving. It may help establish negligence when pursuing compensation for injuries caused by a truck accident. How a Truck Driver Logbook Can Help...

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Accident victims may be able to file an injury claim after a truck accident against both the truck driver and company if the truck driver caused the accident. Trucking companies are vicariously liable for their employees’ actions, so if...

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A truck accident claim may necessitate going to court to reach a fair resolution. If you are unable to reach a settlement with the defendant (often the trucking company), the case will likely go to court. Initial Steps to...

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If your loved one has been severely injured in a truck accident, a family member or another individual acting as a representative may handle and file the truck accident claim. However, this generally requires proof that the victim is...

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It is possible that a commercial trucking company will attempt to destroy truck accident evidence to avoid liability. The legality of this, however, will depend on other factors such as the required amount of time records are to be...

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The personal injury claim statute of limitations in West Virginia is two years from the date of the accident and injury. This is the timeframe in which a claim for a truck accident could be filed. The collection of...

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