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Washington Truck Accident Attorney

This October I will mark my 25th year practicing law in the State of Washington.  I became a member of the Oregon State Bar Association in 2002.  One area of the law that I have focused my practice in is Trucking Law and Trucking Accident cases.  I have handled numerous Truck collision cases over the [...]

Experience Matters

Trucking cases are often complex, involving multiple legal and practical issues.  I have extensive experience with accidents involving tractor trailers, large transport trucks, automobiles and other forms of transportation. Having practiced law for 25 years, I have successfully brought justice and significant results to those who have been wronged by the negligence and carelessness of [...]

Proper Speed for Semi Trucks

A commercial semi truck driver must maintain a proper speed at all times. Determining a safe speed for a heavy vehicle depends on many critical factors.   Proper speed factors for semi trucks: Traffic conditions; Road conditions and construction; Weather conditions, especially rain, snow or ice; Visibility that may be affected by weather and precipitation, [...]

More on Logging Trucks

On October 4th, 2005, Tony Qamar, a leading University of Washington seismologist, and Daniel Johnson, a University of Puget Sound geophysics professor, were killed by the driver of a Logging Truck.  At the time of the crash, the Truck driver was high on methamphetamine.  The Truck driver was also speeding and his Truck was overloaded. [...]

Unsafe Loads

Each day motorists share our public roadways with dangerously overloaded trucks and trucks that do not have properly secured loads.  The dangers these trucks present are numerous. The dangers include: Truck loads falling into the roadways or onto vehicles; Trucks and trailers tipping over; Truck drivers losing control of their vehicle; Truckers unable to stop [...]

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents

In 2008, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there were over 4,000 deaths caused by accidents involving large trucks.  Most of the deaths, approximately 2,760 were passenger vehicle occupants. Commons causes of large truck accidents include: *Speeding *Overloaded Trucks and Trailers * Sleep deprivation * Inadequte training * Failure to have a [...]

Truck Tire Retreads

With the summer months upon us, the hot weather can cause truck tire retreads to separate. Flying tire parts are commonly called "gators", because the shredded tire parts fly at vehicles behind the truck and "bite" at very high speeds. Heavy commercial motor vehicles are heavier, with more miles on the tires than most passenger vehicles. [...]

Keep Your Children Safe

Although this particular entry does not focus specifically on Trucking Law and Trucking collisions, I thought it was important to share with you the New Child Car Seat Guidelines.  Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children younger than 3 years of age, according to reports.  In additon, many young children are seriously injured [...]