Car Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) reported a significant post-pandemic increase in traffic deaths. Compared to 2019, in 2020: hit-and-run deaths jumped 29%; speeding-related crash deaths increased 17%; alcohol-related crash deaths escalated 14%; motorcyclist deaths rose 11%; and bicyclist deaths were up 9.2%. Mr. Waterman’s...

A tractor trailer truck pulling an empty trailer, weighs on average 35,000 lbs or 17.5 tons. Due to the sheer weight of trucks on the road, accidents involving trucks tend to be more serious than accidents involving smaller vehicles. Accidents involving large commercial trucks can...