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Colin Jones Wins $3,375,000+ Verdict in LA County Motorcycle Accident Case

August 14, 2019
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Colin Jones Honored in The Recorder’s Top Verdicts & Settlements 2019 Edition

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Navy Jet Crash Injures 7 in Death Valley

White Semi Trucks Lined Up For a Potential 17 Hour Day

Truckers Want Longer Hours. Is That A Good Idea?

Trucking industry interest groups may have finally gotten their way. The United States Department of Transportation is considering weakening current hours of service regulations to provide motor carriers and truck drivers with greater flexibility. The move comes at an interesting time, with the most-recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports indicating that fatal crashes…

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Crossing the street in Los Angeles hasn't improved much since 2015 when Vision Zero was implemented.

Pedestrians in the US are Dying, but Governments Have Been Slow to Respond

While cars have gotten safer over the last twenty years, being a pedestrian has actually become more dangerous. A recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report found that 5,987 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States in 2016, the highest figure since the early 1990s and a nine percent increase over…

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red commercial truck on road

What Is a Jackknife Truck Accident?

A common term in trucking, the term “jackknifing” refers to when either a semi-truck, tractor truck, or truck with attached trailer, skids and causes the trailer portion of the vehicle to swing out to one side and cause an accident. The position of the truck’s cab in relation to the trailer resembles a folding knife…

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