Truck Accident

What to Expect: Truck Accident Claims

by NPHM | August 21st, 2019

Even the largest SUVs and pickup trucks are no match for semi-trucks in a collision. Because of the massive size and weight difference between tractor trailers and passenger vehicles, it’s common for drivers and their passengers to be seriously injured when they’re involved in accidents with big trucks. Commercial truck accidents aren’t just more likely […]

Who Can Be Held Liable for Big Truck Accidents?

by NPHM | April 24th, 2019

Determining who is responsible for passenger vehicle accidents is often a matter of determining which drivers were negligent in the moments leading up to the crashes. But truck accidents are often much more complex due to the number of parties that may be involved. At Nurenberg Paris, our Ohio truck accident attorneys fight to get […]

Recent Updates To Truck Safety Scoring System

by Jordan Lebovitz | August 18th, 2017

The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) recently revised its Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Safety Measurement System (SMS) methodology. In this newly revised methodology, twelve (12) new roadside inspection violations are added to the company’s overall CSA score. A subset of the Department of Transportation, the FMCSA uses these scores to score motor carriers (the […]

Questions To Ask When Hiring An Attorney After A Truck Crash

by Jordan Lebovitz | May 15th, 2017

Handling truck crashes is vastly different from handling a motor vehicle crash. And I want to emphasize that there is no such thing as a truck “accident.” That term is consistently used by insurance companies and truck companies to minimize what the truck driver did, or failed to do, in causing a truck crash. Truck […]

Pre-Trip Inspection Essential For Semi-Truck Before Travel

by Jordan Lebovitz | February 16th, 2017

Although it is not an actual safety mechanism or device, the pre-trip inspection is essential to ensure the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle or semi-truck before every truck driver gets on the road each day. More importantly, if you are found with any component part that is not in working order if stopped […]

Understanding How Air Brakes Work On A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)

by Jordan Lebovitz | February 15th, 2017

Air brakes are likely the most important component part of modern commercial motor vehicles. The air brake system on a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), or semi-truck as commonly referred to, uses compressed air to push the brake shoe lining onto the brake drum creating friction to slow the wheel down. That may sound complicated – […]

Online Shopping May Lead to More Ohio Trucking Accidents

by Cary Graham | December 5th, 2016

The numbers are in. Cyber Monday brought in more than $3 billion for online retailers this year. That’s a lot of packages being routed through just a handful of mail providers, and the shopping season is just getting started. FedEx was expected to hire 50,000 people this holiday season, while UPS estimates a 14% increase […]

“Look Out!” for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety – Are We Doing Enough?

by Andrew R. Young | October 21st, 2015

In this magnificent country of ours it may be difficult to accept the fact that as a nation we are decades behind in protecting our pedestrians and bicyclists. According to the most recent statistics published by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), the U.S. experienced near 5,000 pedestrian roadway deaths and over 700 bicyclist […]

Trucking Safety: Do You Know the Acronyms?

by Staff | December 11th, 2014

Speaker Andy Young Educates Attorneys on Trucking Litigation

Ohio Truck Accident Demonstrates Importance of Move Over Law

by | October 16th, 2014

It’s no secret that the highway is a dangerous place, but those who are affected most often by these risks are the men and women who put their lives on the line to ensure safety along these stretches of road. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, five firefighters and 12 law enforcement officers are […]