One Killed In Big Rig Crash | Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Driving on the roadways around large tractor-trailers can be daunting. These vehicles can cause serious injuries if they get into an accident. Today, the team at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg wants to discuss a recent crash that happened in West Covina involving three big rigs and a car that left one person […]
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Thursday, June 6, 2019
Everyone loves a good road trip. California is a beautiful long state with any attractions starting at the very north end of the state down to the very south. Because we are such a densely populated state, there is always a lot of roadway traffic. From cars to SUVs to big rigs, we have to […]
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Friday, May 31, 2019
If you are anything like most of us, you probably do not think about how many large trucks you see on the roadways when you are out driving. We are talking about the commercial truck, ones that we count on for so many aspects of our daily lives: Eighteen wheelers Delivery trucks Garbage trucks Construction […]
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Truck crashes onto the tracks of the Metro Gold Line on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena is getting costly, officials say. The April 2018 crash of a FedEx truck onto the tracks caused a day’s long shutdown of the Gold Line in San Gabriel Valley and resulted in nearly $140K in damages to the tracks, […]
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Saturday, May 11, 2019
Television news programs and social media feeds are frequently flooded with horrific images of the wreckage that occurs when a car or other vehicle collides with a large truck, such as a big rig or tractor-trailer. These accidents, called underrides, rarely see survivors; in fact, many victims are decapitated or crushed during an underride accident. […]
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
When driving down the highway in your car you are surrounded by various vehicles ranging in all sizes and weights. The biggest are semi-trucks. These trucks are usually pulling trailers full of goods. Big semi-trucks are driven by professionals who have been trained to drive these kinds of vehicles. However, drivers are still human. They […]
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Friday, April 19, 2019
In what could be the most politically divisive time in the history of the United States, a bipartisan bill has been introduced that addresses truck accident safety and has party support from both sides of the aisle. California Congressman Mark DeSaulnier joined together with three other representatives to introduce the bill in both the House […]
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Driving is a necessity in some areas. Public transportation does its best but sometimes it is not so reliable. Or, you are just running late and it is easier to drive your own car. Driving, regardless of your experience, is a risk we take every day. You may be the best driver in the world, […]
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Three siblings on their way to see their critically ill father in a San Francisco hospital are dead after crashing into an illegally parked big rig on the shoulder of I-80 in Emeryville Thursday. A fourth sibling survived the accident but remains in critical condition. Deceased at the scene was 26-year-old Eli Villareal, 22-year-old Sara […]
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Saturday, March 23, 2019
Commercial trucking companies and drivers are subject to a large number of federal and state rules and regulations when it comes to driver training, truck operations, truck maintenance, and securing cargo. These rules and regulations are, for the large part, to protect truck drivers and everyone else sharing the road with commercial trucks. Recent cases […]
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
In 2017, California saw 361 large truck accident fatalities and 41 of those fatalities were right here in Los Angeles County. As Los Angeles truck accident attorneys know, when injuries in large truck accidents are not fatal, they are often severe and debilitating. In a continuing effort to keep our roadways safer, the Federal Motor […]
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Saturday, March 2, 2019
What is the first thing you think about when you are riding down the highway and find yourself next to or behind a large truck? We are not talking about pickup trucks. We are talking about the large commercial trucks you see everywhere in and around the city. Package delivery trucks Construction trucks Dump trucks […]
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
California is known for lots of things like Hollywood movies and Los Angeles modeling. It is known to be a progressive state with lots of opportunity and willingness to grow. The acceptance of this state has helped guide the state to being so successful and rank top in its education and entertainment marks. However, we […]
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Friday, February 15, 2019
If you have ever driven on a major highway then you know that trucks are overwhelmingly present. These trucks are massive at about 70-80 feet in length and can weigh 20-30 times more than a car. A truck engine is six times larger than an engine and when you are carrying that much it can […]
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Friday, February 1, 2019
Most of us have badmouthed a trucker who illegally parked his truck on the side of a freeway or highway at least once in our lives. Because when you are driving on a freeway or highway, an illegally parked truck can be a major nuisance. In some cases, it can even become the cause of […]
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Friday, January 25, 2019
Being injured in an accident with a truck owned by the United States Postal Service is not the same as being in a truck accident involving a privately-owned truck. The process of suing privately-owned carriers such as Fed-Ex or UPS is quite straightforward. Filing a personal injury lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Office and its […]
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Saturday, January 19, 2019
When you drive on a highway to work or school or just for leisure, you see tons of semi trucks hovering around the right and middle lanes. It is expected to see these trucks as they haul massive cargo from one city to the next. We are extra careful on the highways because we see […]
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Thursday, January 17, 2019
“Share the road” is a statement used to help cars remember that there are other smaller vehicles like motorcycles or bicycles. As there is an increasing desire to focus on helping the environment, many cities and towns are making the bold move to add bicycle lanes to many common roadways. However, it seems that cars […]
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Friday, January 4, 2019
Colliding with a commercial truck is dangerous as it is, but when the truck is not properly maintained, it increases the force of impact and can result in a more devastating truck crash. “California law has very specific and mandatory rules for inspection and maintenance of commercial trucks in the effort to make the roads […]
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Friday, December 28, 2018
Truck accidents that occur at intersections are some of the most devastating motor vehicle crashes due to the size of trucks, their lack of maneuverability as well as improperly loaded or secured cargo carried by trucks. It’s no surprise that trucking companies spend an inordinate amount of time training their truck drivers to operate these […]
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