“trucking accident”

Georgia Truck Crash Due to Possible Brake Failure Nets $3.2 Million Verdict

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | January 21, 2014

A jury of 12 deliberated for 12 hours before returning to the courtroom with a favorable verdict for the plaintiffs, a husband and wife from Flowery Branch, Georgia who were the unfortunate victims of a horrendous truck accident. After almost three years and countless hours of preparation, the Parks received an award in the amount […]

Three-Year-Old Truck Accident Personal Injury Case Presents Additional Questions Regarding Liability

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 9, 2013

It was almost three years ago that Kevin Boyer of North Dakota was driving his three children home in the family van when they were suddenly struck by a tractor-trailer with a double-trailer rig. Two of his children perished in the crash, leaving both Boyer and the third child, a three-year-old son, critically injured. One […]

Truck Driver at Fault in Fatal Atlanta Truck Accident: Negligence to Blame

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | October 28, 2013

Even the most skilled motorists occasionally experience a modicum of nervousness when passing big rigs – also known as the behemoths of the road. The sheer size of trucks, tractor-trailers, 18 wheelers and semi-trucks has inspired the common belief that a truck accident with one of those vehicles necessarily results in a proportionally larger number […]

Federal Study on Motor Carriers and Trucking Accidents Suggests Link to CSA Violations

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 5, 2012

The American Trucking Associations have finally put enough pressure on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), compelling it to “make available a study of the links between Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) violations and crash risk used to develop its methodology for assigning carriers’ CSA scores,” says The Trucker. In a recent statement, FMCSA indicated […]

Women’s Hockey Team Bus Crash Lawsuit Results in $36 Million Dollar Settlement

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 23, 2011

On January 29, 2005, The Windsor Wildcats, a Canadian women’s youth hockey team from Windsor, Ontario, was traveling through New York, on their way to a ski resort for the holidays. As they traveled, it is likely that they never expected that their trip would end in anything but merriment. However, unfortunately for them, their […]