Catastrophic Injuries in Virginia Truck Accidents

While any vehicle accident has the potential to cause severe to catastrophic injuries, truck accident victims are often left with life-threatening and life-altering injuries. These injuries not only leave victims physically and emotionally...

Virginia Truck Accidents Caused by Brake Failure

According to national statistics, mechanical failure is one of the leading causes of commercial truck accidents in the United States. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sites brake failure as one of the most common types of...

Proving Liability in a Virginia Truck Accident Case

Not every personal injury attorney has the experience and/or legal expertise to successfully represent truck accident victims. Truck accident lawsuits are often more complex than other types of vehicle accident cases and require the skill of an...

Dangers of Jackknife Truck Accidents

There are thousands of trucks that drive along and through Virginia roads every single day. Unfortunately, these massive vehicles often put other commuters at significant risk of being injured or killed in a trucking accident. Each year, there...

State Police: Speed Caused Driver to Lose Control of Truck Hauling 900 Live Turkeys

A tractor-trailer hauling almost 900 live turkeys overturned in Campbell County in an accident police say was caused by reckless driving on the part of the truck driver.

According to Virginia State Police, the crash occurred on Tuesday, March...

What Are the Most Common Causes of Virginia Truck Accidents?

At Shapiro, Appleton & Washburn, all we do is injury law. This means that the Virginia personal injury attorney who handles your case has extensive experience and legal knowledge of Virginia injury law. Our firm also only represents victims...

Virginia Truck Accident Attorney: Causes of Flatbed Truck Accidents

Flatbed trucks are one of the most popular choices to transport goods and equipment, whether across the country or across town. While other types of commercial trucks have enclosed trailers, flatbed trucks are wide open and transport companies...

Why You Should Hire a Virginia Truck Accident Attorney

Commercial trucks and commercial truck drivers are required to adhere to strict federal and state regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is the federal agency that oversees this regulation. Some of this oversight...