Truck Accident Statistics

Published on Feb 6, 2024 in Truck Accidents.

Most of us share the road with commercial vehicles every time we get behind the wheel. But do you know just how dangerous it can be to drive alongside a tractor-trailer, delivery truck, or other big vehicle? A closer look at both nationwide and Kentucky truck accident statistics paints a grim picture of the risks […]

Why Are Overloaded Trucks So Dangerous?

Published on Jan 16, 2024 in Truck Accidents.

Truck safety is a serious issue on our roads, and one of the biggest hazards related to this issue is overloaded trucks. So, why are overloaded trucks so dangerous? Let’s take a look… Overloading a truck refers to the act of carrying more weight than a truck can safely handle, exceeding the weight limits set […]

What To Do After a Truck Accident

Published on Sep 28, 2022 in Truck Accidents.

A collision with a tractor-trailer is a traumatizing event. Knowing what to do after a truck accident is not easy, especially if you’ve never been exposed to a similar situation before. The good news is that this is not a journey that you have to take on your own. Peterson Law Office has compiled the […]

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How Are Noneconomic Damages for Mental Anguish Calculated?

Two assessments occur with any severe accident: Who is at fault, and what will the remedy be for the victim? That reward is where the concept of pain and suffering comes into play. Compensation for an injury encompasses physical and emotional trauma. It is easy to assess the medical expenses, but how are noneconomic damages […]

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The Importance of Safely Restraining Your Pet While Driving

When it comes time to travel on the road, you might want to bring along your pet. While having your dog, cat, or other animals roaming around the vehicle may seem fun, it can pose a great safety risk. Sometimes, animals behave unexpectedly when exposed to other vehicles, the noise of the car, or other […]

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