Truck Accident

Truck Accident Cases We Handle

by NPHM | August 6th, 2020

When you’re involved in a truck accident, the trucking company goes to work immediately, preparing their defense against you and your family. The Ohio truck accident attorneys at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy handle all types of cases involving commercial motor vehicles, or heavy trucks.  Whether you’re a motorist, truck driver, or passenger, our legal […]

How to Handle Medical Bills While Waiting for a Settlement After a Truck Accident

by NPHM | March 23rd, 2020

If you were recently hurt in a truck accident that wasn’t your fault, you may have suffered serious injuries. And if the trauma, pain, and shock weren’t bad enough, your injuries may require intensive medical treatment, surgery, and long hospital stays. That means big medical bills and no paychecks for the foreseeable future—a combination that […]

Frequency of Truck Accidents in Ohio—What’s Your Risk?

by NPHM | March 9th, 2020

The thought of an 18-wheeler bearing down on you in heavy traffic is likely one of your worst fears as a driver. We’ve all been behind the wheel on the interstate when we notice a big rig veering into our lane and experience a sudden jolt of panic. Are our fears justified, or are crashes […]

Who is Liable for Your Medical Bills After a Truck Crash?

by NPHM | March 2nd, 2020

While getting compensation after a crash is never simple, your average car crash claim is a lot simpler than a truck crash claim. Whether a minor fender bender or serious head-on collision, car accidents typically only involve two potentially at-fault individuals and their respective insurance companies. But after a crash involving a truck, you aren’t […]

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 – […]