Archive for the ‘Memphis Truck Accidents’ Category
Friday, July 29th, 2011
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, a Texas truck driver has been issued a citation by Memphis police for his role in a recent crash in Memphis, Tennessee.Â On July 24, 2011, the trucker was driving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55 near Crump Avenue when he crashed into a side railing.Â The truck caught on fire and burned on the interstate, holding up traffic.Â Police determined the driver was traveling over the 55 miles per hour speed limit at the time of the accident.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident involving a big rig or tractor-trailer, call the Tennessee trucking accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť) today at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â For over twenty years, the lawyers at NST Law have represented many trucking accident victims in Tennessee who have been severely injured.Â In a trucking accident case, it is critical to immediately begin to investigate the accident. In certain traumatic injury cases, NST Law will consult with an expert who can help reconstruct the accident. This allows NST Law to help prove negligence so that an injured victim can recover maximum compensation.Â In addition, a Team NST lawyer may review a Memphis Police Department accident report or Tennessee Highway Patrol accident report to prove another driverâ€™s fault. Key evidence on the highways of Interstate 40, Interstate 55, and Interstate 240 can be lost if the investigation is not conducted in a timely fashion.
NST lawyers have knowledge of the complex rules involving commercial trucks and tractor-trailers. Truck drivers are often subject to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, which mandate safety requirements when operating these types of vehicles. For example, drivers are only allowed to be on duty for a certain number of hours each day. In addition, truck drivers may be subject to mandatory drug testing after an accident. NST lawyers have experience interpreting trucking laws to help an injured victim recover maximum compensation. Your NST lawyer may consult with experts who can help analyze truck driversâ€™ logbooks to ensure that they are consistent with the actual number of hours driven.Â By proving a trucker violated a trucking regulation at the time of the accident, your NST lawyer can seek maximum compensation from that truckerâ€™s insurance company.Â In a trucking accident lawsuit, NST lawyers can pursue damages for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and permanent disability.Â To prove these damages, your NST lawyer can consult with medical experts, physical rehabilitation experts, vocational economists, and psychiatric experts.
Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee that pursues compensation for victims of car and truck accidents in Tennessee. NST has offices in Memphis, Knoxville, and Jackson.Â If you have been injured in a trucking accident on Poplar Avenue, Union Avenue, Germantown Parkway, or any highway in Shelby County, call the Memphis auto accident attorneys at NST Law at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 today for a free initial consultation on your trucking accident injuries.
Friday, July 15th, 2011
According to TheTelegraph.com, two people suffered injuries in a chain-reaction car crash in Illinois on July 12, 2011.Â The accident occurred in a highway construction zone around 7:30 p.m. Â A semi-truck driver, looking in his rear-view mirror, did not notice traffic was slowing down.Â When the trucker applied the brakes, it was too late. The truck rear-ended a van, which crashed into a Saturn, which crashed into a Dodge.Â The driver of the van had to be extricated from the car and is currently in serious condition at a local hospital.Â The driver of the Saturn suffered minor injuries.Â A passenger in the Saturn was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition.Â The driver of the Dodge suffered minor injuries.Â The truck driver received a citation for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
If you have been injured in a trucking accident on Interstate 240, Interstate 40, Interstate 55, or anywhere in Memphis, call the Tennessee trucking accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (â€śNST Lawâ€ť) at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004. When a tractor-trailer crashes into another truck or vehicle, the impact can be crushing. The collision can produce devastating results, including spinal cord damage and brain trauma. Hospital bills can accrue, and the income of a seriously injured victim can quickly disappear. If you have been injured by a negligent truck driver in Memphis, you may have a legal cause of action and could be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and permanent disability. Call the Tennessee trucking accident attorneys at NST Law to learn how an experienced trucking accident lawyer can help you recover maximum damages for your injuries.
NST Law, with over twenty years experience handling trucking accident lawsuits, knows how to prove a truck driverâ€™s negligence. In a case similar to this trucking accident, a Team NST lawyer can examine the accident report, ask to speak to Tennessee Department of Transportation officials or local police, and interview key witnesses as soon after the crash as possible. In addition, NST Law may retain an investigator to recover evidence from the scene of the crash or hire an accident reconstruction expert to recreate the accident. By proving a truck driverâ€™s negligence, NST Law can help clients recover every dollar they are legally entitled to. NST lawyers can retain medical experts to document any hospital bills incurred by the victim. NST lawyers can also consult with vocational economists to forecast the victimâ€™s lost wages. In addition, NST lawyers know how to aggressively fight for clients to recover damages for the emotional pain and suffering they experience after being involved in a severe trucking accident.
For a free initial consultation on your trucking accident case, call the Shelby County trucking accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 today.Â NST Law is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee, with offices in Memphis, Jackson, and Knoxville. Our experienced personal injury attorneys can answer your questions and address any concerns you may have.Â Let Team NST help develop a plan that leads to you recovering every dollar you are legally entitled to in your case.
Wednesday, July 13th, 2011
According to WSMV Nashville, a semi-truck driver has been charged with driving under the influence after crashing into a horse-drawn buggy and killing a 3-year-old girl in Hopkinsville, KY, on July 8, 2011.Â Three adults were also riding in the buggy and sustained injuries.Â Authorities reported the buggy followed safety protocol by putting its marker lights and warning triangles on.Â At this time, the truck driver is believed to have been under the influence of prescription pills at the time of the crash.
In Tennessee, truck drivers must exercise caution while behind the wheel and follow certain safety precautions.Â When a driver operates a semi-truck under the influence of drugs or alcohol, that driver may be considered negligent. If a loved one has been killed in an accident caused by a negligent driver, surviving family members may have a legal cause of action and could be entitled to compensation.Â To learn how an experienced trucking accident attorney can assist in your case, call the Memphis trucking accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz today at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, also known as NST Law, has handled trucking accident cases in Tennessee for over twenty years and has the resources to prove another driver was at fault to help you recover maximum compensation for your loss.
In Tennessee, truck drivers must follow certain Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.Â These rules expressly forbid driving under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, prescription pills, or any other drug.Â To prove a driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash, NST Law may administer a drug test or consult with a toxicologist to interpret a drug test.Â By proving a truck driverâ€™s negligence, your NST lawyer can fight for you to recover maximum compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages.Â Your NST lawyer may consult with medical experts to document medical bills incurred by the deceased, including surgeries, hospital charges, and medication costs.Â Your NST lawyer can retain vocational economists to determine lost wages and compute future loss of income. Your NST lawyer can also pursue damages for the emotional pain and distress you suffer after losing a loved one in a trucking accident. At Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz, our goal is to help you recover every dollar you are legally entitled to, and we do our best to take care of you every step of the way.
To speak to a Shelby County trucking accident attorney, call Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â NST Law is the largest plaintiffâ€™s personal injury law firm in Tennessee with the resources to help you recover every dollar you are legally entitled to.Â By calling NST Law, you can receive a free initial consultation on your case where a Team NST lawyer can tell you about our firm, answer your questions, and advise you on what your next step should be.
Thursday, March 24th, 2011
A fuel tanker truck was recently involved in a fiery crash on Interstate 55 in Memphis, Tennessee.Â According to fire department officials, a Flash Oil Co. Fuel tanker truck and two tractor-trailer trucks collided on I-55 near McLemore.Â Two of the drivers were transported by ambulance to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis and one driver was transported to Methodist University Hospital, also in Memphis. Fortunately, the tanker truck did not explode, even though approximately 50 to 70 gallons of fuel escaped. More fortunately, all of the drivers were in non-critical condition.
Most drivers involved in truck accidents are not so lucky.Â Over the years, the lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz (NST) have represented many accident victims in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas who have been severely injured due to tanker or trucking accidents.Â If you or a loved one have been involved in car accident involving a fuel tanker or tractor-trailer, call Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz today at (901) 683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.Â NST Law has 28 lawyers and a support staff of over 100 dedicated to protecting victims of Tennessee auto accidents.
It is critical for the Team NST lawyer to immediately begin to investigate the accident. In certain traumatic injury cases, the lawyer at Nahon, Saharovich and Trotz will consult with an expert who can help reconstruct the accident. This allows NST to help prove negligence so that an injured victim can recover maximum compensation. Key evidence on the highways of Interstate 24, Interstate 40, Interstate 55, and Interstate 240 can be lost if the investigation is not conducted in a timely fashion.
The rules involving tanker trucks and tractor-trailers are very complex. The truck drivers are often subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), which mandate safety requirements when operating these types of vehicles. For instance, certain regulations control the maximum number of hours that a person can drive a fuel tank or tractor-trailer on the road. In addition, the drivers may be subject to mandatory drug testing after an accident. The lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich and Trotz are familiar with trucking laws to help an injured victim recover compensation. We may consult with experts who can help analyze truck driversâ€™ logbooks to ensure that it is consistent with the actual number of hours driven.
The injuries sustained by victims of tanker and tractor-trailer crashes are often traumatic. NST will often use its resources to help develop the damages portion of the claim, for example, by retaining an expert to help prove permanent disability. In addition, we may hire a vocational rehabilitation consultant and an economist to help prove lost wages and loss of earnings capacity.
Nahon, Saharovich, and Trotz is the largest plaintiffâ€™s law firm in Tennessee that pursues compensation for victims of car and truck accidents in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. NST has offices in Knoxville, Memphis, Jackson (Tennessee and Mississippi), and Jonesboro, Arkansas.Â If you have been injured in a car or trucking wreck, call to speak with a Memphis truck accident attorney at NST at (901) 683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004 today for a free consultation on your auto accident injuries.
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