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Best Investigative Practices Following a Truck Accident

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Prompt and comprehensive investigation following a truck accident is imperative.  It enables the defense to get an advantage on early claim analysis and evaluation and eliminates any future spoliation issues.  Any seasoned...more

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Insurance Provider Granted Summary Judgment Based on an “Aircraft Liability Exclusion” Within Its Policy

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Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of Am. v. H.E. Sutton Forwarding Co., LLC, No. 2:21-CV-719-JES-KCD, 2023 WL 5486746 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 24, 2023)  - This matter involved a petition by Travelers, seeking a declaration that it did not owe...more

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Federal Court Denies Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment After Further Analysis of “Corporate Liability”

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Jarka v. Holland, No. CV1301912GCTJB, 2023 WL 4551472 (D.N.J. Jul. 14, 2023) - This matter involved a collision between a train and a tractor-trailer. The plaintiff moved for summary judgement with respect to the defendants’...more

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Southern District Court Limits Admissibility of Statements Made to Plaintiff’s Physicians at the Time of Trial

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D.R. by Rodriguez v. Santos Bakery, Inc., No. 20-CV-3628 (KHP), 2023 WL 3736441 (S.D.N.Y. May 31, 2023) - This decision relates to several motions in limine and the Southern District Court’s determination as to what evidence...more

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Federal District Court Finds that Mental Health Records Are Not Discoverable Under Ohio State Law

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Jenkins v. Samuels, No. 3:21-CV-229, 2022 WL 20475979 (S.D. Ohio Nov. 17, 2022) - While the plaintiff claimed that, following his motor vehicle accident with the defendants’ semi-trailer truck, he suffered from “head pain,...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

How To Choose a Florida Truck Accident Attorney

A truck accident can have a devastating impact on the current state of your life as well as your future. Choosing the right lawyer to assist you can make the difference between you receiving the compensation you deserve and...more

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Identifying the Defendants in a Florida Truck Accident Case

Trucking accidents can have a devastating impact on the victim’s life. This is, in part, due to the fact that passenger cars are no match for an oncoming semi. While such accidents often result in greater injuries than a...more

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The Impact of Comparative Fault in Florida Truck Accident Cases

Florida is like most other states in that a victim can still receive compensation even if they were partially liable for a trucking accident. In early 2023, however, our state adopted a system that is known as “modified...more

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How to Protect Yourself and Your Rights After a Truck Accident in Florida

If you have been involved in a Florida truck accident, then your world has likely been turned upside down. It is understandable that you likely do not know what steps to take next. To make matters worse, you are likely to be...more

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Appellate Division Decision Finds Attorney-Verified Pleadings Insufficient From Both Parties, Highlighting Need to Support...

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Pemberton v. Montoya, 2023 N.Y. Slip Op. 02674, 2023 WL 3486551 (2d Dept May 17, 2023) - In a highly regular procedural development, the defendant in a vehicular accident failed to timely answer, and the plaintiff moved for a...more

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Appellate Court Affirmed Trial Court’s Determination That Erroneous Admission of Evidence That Defendant Was Terminated as a...

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The plaintiff, a nursing assistant, was sitting in the front seat of an ambulance that rear-ended a vehicle at a red light in poor weather conditions. The defendant maintained he was driving the speed limit, while the...more

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Tractor-trailer Slamming Into Traffic Stopped Due to Prior Accident Was a “Foreseeable Byproduct” of Initial Accident, Barring...

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This highly interesting decision claims to be in line with our jurisdictions, but it appears to carve out additional liability, even in situations where the party seeking summary judgment is not the proximate cause of the...more

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Accident Reconstruction, Electronic Data & Emerging Technology: Advanced Auto Features Expand Possibilities

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In the early 2000s, many accident reconstructionists believed that the emergence of event data recorders (EDRs) meant that EDRs would replace many of the traditional accident investigation techniques. These EDRs were commonly...more

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Understanding the Role of Negligence in Truck Accidents in Florida

Being hit by a semi-truck can leave a victim seriously injured and unsure as to what they should do next. Understanding how the law applies to your situation can quickly become complicated. This is, in part, due to the fact...more

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The Role of Insurance Companies in Truck Accident Cases in Florida

Insurance coverage is an important aspect of any personal injury case. The process of dealing with insurance adjusters can be complicated. This level of complication can be magnified for a number of reasons in truck accident...more

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Better Health Care Newsletter - August 2023

A Social Media prescription from America’s top doctor - Imagine sending your teen-aged kid or grandkid out every day to a full-time job in the tech industry. The hours are flexible, and they say they like it...sort of....more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Truck Accident Lawyer in Florida

Most people do not know what to do next after they have been involved in a truck accident. This is understandable given the extreme nature of such cases. Wisely, most victims immediately contact an attorney. It must be...more

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The Importance of Seeking Medical Attention After a Truck Accident in Florida

If you have been involved in a truck accident then you have likely suffered serious injuries. Even if your injuries are more minor, however, it is important that you seek immediate medical attention. Failing to do so can...more

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[Webinar] Handling Trucking Claims: A Primer on Common Liability and Coverage Issues - June 27th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

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Attorneys from Goldberg Segalla’s Global Insurance Services and Transportation practice groups will provide a free, interactive webinar on some of the common liability and coverage issues arising from claims involving...more

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Trucking Accidents on the Rise

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Last week, a tragedy occurred in Southern Delaware involving Freightliner tractor-trailer and a minivan: just after 10:30 PM the Freightliner failed to stop at a posted stop sign on Atlanta Road (Route 30) and drove into the...more

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The Worst Truck Accidents in the U.S.

The vast majority of traffic accidents are minor, with smaller amounts of damages and less serious injuries. However, every once in a while, there is an accident that garners national attention because of its size and/or...more

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Trucking Company Was Able to Rebut the Presumption of Ownership of a Vehicle Allegedly Involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident With...

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This matter involved an otherwise standard motor-vehicle action but with an alleged hit-and-run driver. The plaintiff, using a trailer license plate number, claimed the involved tractor-trailer belonged to the defendant,...more

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[Complimentary CLE Webinar] Defending Transportation Claims with a Focused and Coordinated Defense from Day One - April 27th, 2:00...

Join us for this complimentary CLE webinar on Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 2:00-3:00 pm ET. Topics for Discussion include: - The importance of counsel as soon as possible after the loss - Discovery coordination -...more

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What Kinds of Evidence Do You Need in a Trucking Accident Case?

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Trucking accidents are a common occurrence on America's roads, causing serious injuries, property damage, and loss of life. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,965 people were killed and...more


Keeping the Empire Intact: Five Critical Operational Tips on Preventing Nuclear Verdicts

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​​​​​​​Nuclear verdicts in catastrophic motor vehicle accidents litigation (and even not so catastrophic accidents) have been proliferating for motor carriers (and brokers) for the past several years, with no immediate letup...more

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