Truck News

Truck Accident Lawsuit Renews Calls for Underride Guard Legislation

June 27, 2019 – Cleveland, Ohio - - The national law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman filed a wrongful death lawsuit today against tanker trailer manufacturer Tremcar USA, Inc. on behalf of a grieving widow who lost her husband in a horrific underride truck accident. The incident, which involved multiple passenger [...]

By |2019-10-02T12:06:02-07:00June 27th, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News|

Underride Crash Report Suggests Officials Not Doing Enough to Stop Deaths

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) suggests the Department of Transportation (DOT) has not done enough to study and prevent semi-truck underride accidents. The crashes are among the most gruesome vehicle accidents and often render passenger vehicle safety features useless. Each year, hundreds of people die in [...]

By |2019-08-19T16:27:41-07:00April 23rd, 2019|Truck News|

Lawsuit Alleges Driver in Boise Truck Accident Had History of Violations

The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman filed a wrongful death lawsuit today on behalf of a California man who lost his son in a Boise, Idaho truck accident last June. Attorneys Ronald L. M. Goldman and Clay Robbins III filed the lawsuit today in U.S. District Court of the Fourth District [...]

By |2019-05-15T11:25:46-07:00April 16th, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Clay Robbins III|

Diane Marger Moore Board-Certified as Truck Accident Law Attorney

Jan. 22, 2019 – Los Angeles, California - - Diane Marger Moore from the national law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman is one of the first lawyers in the United States to receive board certification as a Truck Accident Law Advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy [...]

By |2019-02-04T14:17:03-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Diane Marger Moore|

11 Cars Involved in Truck Crash on Highway 249 | Harris County, TX

An 18-wheeler carrying a load of gasoline crashed through a retaining wall and into 11 vehicles, according to authorities in Harris County, Texas. Meanwhile, among the other truck accidents around Texas in a two-week period were a box truck that hit a pickup head-on; a truck carrying millions of bees [...]

By |2018-06-18T16:04:44-07:00June 11th, 2018|Truck News|

Senators Sponsor Underride Legislation to Stop Fatal Truck Accidents

Underride crashes are among the deadliest and most horrific crashes on U.S. roads. They occur when a passenger vehicle collides with a big rig and slides underneath the larger vehicle, becoming wedged. Occupants in the passenger vehicle are at risk of catastrophic injuries and fatalities in such accidents are common. [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:47:03-07:00May 17th, 2018|Truck News|

Trucking Groups Push to Put 18-Year-old Truck Drivers on The Roads

A significant shortage is looming in the trucking industry, and it has been for some time. The American Trucking Association says there is currently a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers across the country, and they predict that figure to grow to over 100,000 by 2022. It's created a potential disaster [...]

By |2018-05-18T09:16:51-07:00May 10th, 2018|Truck News|

Family of Four Passing Through Colorado Killed in Sterling Truck Crash

Colorado is associated with dangerous roads. Drivers face mountainous terrain with hairpin turns and icy conditions. Compounding those dangers are the multitude of semi-trucks that travel around Colorado every day, sometimes with drivers who are sleep-deprived, under the influence of dangerous substances, or engage in risky driving behavior. In 2016—the [...]

By |2018-05-10T14:42:48-07:00May 8th, 2018|Truck News|

Driver Killed After Fiery Old East Dallas Truck Crash

It was more days of frightening truck headlines for a state that is the worst in the nation when it comes to crashes involving large trucks. Texas, which is the second-most populated U.S. state, had the highest number of annual fatal accidents involving large trucks for any of the states, [...]

By |2018-04-19T14:29:39-07:00April 9th, 2018|Truck News|

Five Die in Mount Pleasant Truck Crash, Including Mother and Children

A father is without his family, and a small town in Illinois is mourning the loss of four of their community members following a fatal Texas truck crash. The Brokish family—father, mother and three children—was traveling through Texas when they were involved in the deadly accident that took not only [...]

By |2018-04-25T16:44:50-07:00March 27th, 2018|Truck News|