Any person who has spent any amount of time on Maryland highways and interstates has likely encountered multiple tractor-trailers. While many drivers are well-trained professionals, truck accidents with catastrophic consequences are often traced back to a single moment of negligence or distraction. If you are a victim of such an accident, the attorneys at Joel L. Katz, LLC may be able to help.
Some people spend so much time traveling they sometimes become complacent about safety. In order to maintain personal safety and the safety of others, it is imperative that all drivers remain constantly vigilant. This is especially the case for drivers of commercial vehicles as truck driver negligence can have devastating consequences. The family of one Maryland woman is all too aware of this after a fatal accident involving a box truck took her life.
Many people are involved in motor vehicle accidents every week. These accidents range in severity from minor to serious. For many, their worst fear would be involvement in an accident that leaves them trapped in a burning car. One Maryland man, who suffered serious injuries in a truck accident, remains hospitalized after such an accident.
With all the attention in the news recently about airplane crashes, many people might decide they would rather drive than fly. However, the truth remains that traveling by air is still safer than traveling by car. One major hazard while traveling by car is truck accidents. While most truck drivers are skilled and conscientious, these type of accidents still happen, with a large potential of causing death or serious injury. For example, one woman is in critical condition this morning after a collision with a tractor-trailer in Maryland.
Anyone who has driven on the interstate knows that they are filled with semi-trucks. The American economy largely relies on these types of trucks. While most drivers are well-trained and safe, the sheer size of the vehicle likely ensures that truck accidents are frequently dangerous, causing injury and damage. One young woman is recovering today after a collision with a semi-truck sent her over a bridge in Maryland.