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Trucking Accidents

A Trucking Accident is a devastating motor vehicle accident where a tractor trailer or semi-truck negligently crashes into another vehicle. These kinds of crashes cause some of the worst damages to law-abiding drivers and can cause those drivers to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills.

Many operators of tractor trailers are employed by or under contract with large faceless corporations with huge legal teams.

The lawyers at Eric J. Hertz P.C. have handled some of the most complicated Trucking Accident cases out there. With decades of experience in this field, we understand the nuances of each and every Trucking Accident case. Call us today if you have any questions about your case and one of our lawyers will kindly assist you.

What Types of Trucking Accidents are There?
Rollover Cases
Faulty Tire
Improper Turning
Rear-End Collision
Objects Falling from Truck
Head-On Collision
Jackknife Accident
What Causes a Trucking Accident?

There are many causes of Trucking Accidents. The main cause that allows you to sue for your damages is Negligence by the truck driver. It is important that you look for a law firm that is familiar with these concepts and can fight for your case.

The attorneys at Eric J. Hertz P.C. are familiar with the issues that can arise in these situations and will handle your lawsuit with attentive care.

What do I do After My Accident?

Right after your accident, it is first and foremost always a priority to call 911. You should cooperate with police to get an accurate report of the accident. You should also make sure that you get the medical care that you need if you are injured. After that, it is important to contact an attorney as soon as you can.

FMCSA Regulations?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) publishes certain regulations with the purpose of preventing “commercial motor-vehicle related fatalities and injuries” ( One of the important jobs of the FMCSA is developing the standards for Commercial Driving Licenses (CDLs). Every truck driver is required to have a certified CDL and must comply with its regulations and rules. If you were left injured in a Trucking Accident, there’s a good possibility that the trucker violated a FMCSA regulation.

Learn more about the FMCSA Regulations

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