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If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a commercial truck, including those owned by Swift Transportation, it’s important to understand that these type of accidents should NOT be handled like a normal, passenger car accident.
Swift Transportation truck drivers must adhere not only to the traffic laws that passenger cars do, but also to federal regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
Unlike other types of drivers, commercial truckers are barred from even touching a cell phone while driving, or even when stopped at a red light. Truck drivers are also limited on the amount of hours that they can drive in a certain period of time (hours of service rules).
Additionally, interstate semi trucks are often insured for over a million dollars, and...
It is very difficult to come to terms with the loss of a loved one. Families go through a terrible phase while coping with such a huge tragedy in their lives. When a person's life is lost to due to the careless and negligent action of others, it can become even more difficult to deal with the pain and loss. Even when families do come out of the grief, the sense of unfairness and injustice to their lost member prevails. But it doesn't have to be that way. With some legal help, one can expect to get relief to some extent by suing the responsible party. Read on to know more.
What is Wrongful Death?When a person loses his/her life due to the negligent and wrongful actions of another person or entity (defendant), it is said to be a wrongful death. In such cases, the surviving family members of the deceased...