Truck Accidents

Truck accidents, proving fault and complex laws in Florida

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday September 5, 2014

When truckers don’t get enough sleep or drive in an unsafe manner, people in passenger vehicles might be the ones to pay the price. Truck accidents are often very serious because of the size of these trucks when compared to other vehicles. For a person who is injured in a truck accident, getting medical care

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Semi-truck accident kills Florida woman in a wheelchair

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday March 28, 2014

Drivers of tractor-trailers have to make sure that they are aware of everything going on around the truck. In some cases, the large size of the rigs make it difficult for them to see certain areas. When the driver isn’t able to see objects that are in certain places, accidents can sometime occur. For one

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Florida semi truck accident kills child on his way to school

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday February 14, 2014

Going to school is something that most 6-year-old children look forward to. They like to see their friends. Most of them like to learn. Sadly, one 6-year-old boy left home on his bicycle to go to school, but never made it. While on his way to school with his brother, he was run over by

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Trucker killed in 8-vehicle pileup in Florida construction zone

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday December 27, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a statistically comprehensive report last year that detailed large truck crashes spanning 11 years. From 2000 to 2010, Florida saw an enormous fluctuation in fatal truck accidents, from a peak of 341 in 2005 to half that number – 170 truck fatalities – in 2010. The trend reversed

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Florida hit-and-run fatality suspect still hiding

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Wednesday October 16, 2013

Drivers who leave the scenes of accidents aren’t concerned about victims’ injuries or fatalities. They’re worried about themselves. Drivers on the run want to sober up, call an attorney or disappear from the legal radar to escape consequences. People who run or drive away aren’t crash victims, but they are responsible for them. A young,

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Florida truck crash interrupts but doesn’t end bicyclist’s quest

Post on behalf of Thomas J. Ueberschaer PA on Friday September 27, 2013

The excuses negligent drivers use to explain accidents involving motorcycles, pedestrians and bicycles sometimes have a veiled meaning. “I just didn’t see him” is a common refrain. The unspoken sentiment may be that a person or small vehicle doesn’t belong on the same road with a car or truck. Traffic in the Florida Panhandle can

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