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 | 2019-08-02T09:33:32-07:00 June 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 | 2019-08-19T16:27:41-07:00 April 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 | 2019-05-15T11:25:46-07:00 April 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 | 2019-02-04T14:17:03-07:00 January 22nd, 2019|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Diane Marger Moore|

FMCSA Preempts California Trucking Rules

In late 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it would grant petitions to preempt California's break rules for truck drivers, which it said conflicted with federal regulations. While some in the industry applauded the move, others criticized it, saying it compromises public and truck driver safety. One [...]

By | 2019-02-21T14:34:49-07:00 January 18th, 2019|Truck News, California Truck News|

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

Man Charged with Murder in Allegedly Intentional Fillmore Truck Crash

Even more traffic is taking to California roads as summer approaches, and with the increase comes more dangerous and deadly incidents involving semi-trucks. One of those recent truck crashes had a darker element, with investigators saying that the accident was set off by the driver of a passenger vehicle who [...]

By | 2018-06-13T12:10:12-07:00 June 5th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|

Dump Truck Crash Report Reveals Inspection Was Skipped | Santa Rosa

Four months after the February 5, 2018, crash involving a dump truck and nine other vehicles in Santa Rosa, California, police in the area completed their investigation into the incident. Findings indicate the dump truck may have been overweight and that there was likely an issue with the brakes, but [...]

By | 2018-06-14T14:05:19-07:00 June 4th, 2018|Truck News, California 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 | 2018-05-22T15:47:03-07:00 May 17th, 2018|Truck News|

Truck Driver Trapped in Cab After Redding Truck Crash

California is known for its busy roads and infuriating traffic, but people don't always realize that it's also one of the deadliest places to drive in America. Some of these injury- and fatality-causing accidents are crashes between passenger vehicles, but California is also home to frequent incidents involving semi-trucks. It's [...]

By | 2018-05-18T11:26:17-07:00 May 14th, 2018|Truck News, California Truck News|