What Are Some Common Causes Of Truck Accidents?
Victims of truck accidents may wish to consider consulting with an attorney in order to learn what rights they might have in these situations. Contact Soloff & Zervanos, P.C..
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On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, February 26, 2016.

Although all types of motor vehicle accidents have the potential to be devastating, truck accidents are among the deadliest types of accidents. Commercial trucks can weigh thousands of pounds and that much weight travelling at high speeds can create a deadly force. Because trucks can pose such a threat to other vehicles on the road, […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, December 31, 2015.

Truck drivers in Pennsylvania and across the United States now have to be aware of new federal trucking regulations regarding the amount of time they spend on the road and their trucking log. A new rule has been implemented that requires truck drivers to keep their logbook electronically rather than by hand. This went into […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, November 13, 2015.

Truck accidents involve many unique facets that are absent in other types of motor vehicle accidents. Sometimes, a victim may be unsure as to what actions are appropriate following an accident with a large commercial truck. Some Philadelphia residents may wonder who is responsible in such an accident and who should provide compensation — in […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, November 5, 2015.

Semi-truck accidents can be more devastating than other accidents involving smaller vehicles. The reasons are obvious – commercial trucks can weigh thousands of pounds, and that much weight traveling at high speeds creates a highly destructive force. Philadelphia residents who have been involved in such accidents are likely aware of just how devastating these accidents […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, August 13, 2015.

Commercial truck drivers have to take skills tests to demonstrate that they can perform vehicle inspections. These tests also help show that they can safely operate a semi-truck on the roads. Without demonstrating their ability to safely operate a big rig, drivers may be more likely to cause damaging truck accidents and serious injuries. According to the […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, March 26, 2015.

It can be helpful for families facing the traumatic loss of a loved one to be familiar with legal protections available to them during a difficult time. In Pennsylvania, a truck driver recently surrendered to police after being charged in the death of a worker on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. One worker was killed in the […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, March 20, 2015.

Every commercial truck driver is legally required to pass driving tests that demonstrate they have the proper skills and knowledge to drive large trucks safely anywhere in the country, including Pennsylvania. Every driver should be able to navigate through unfamiliar territory and be capable of handling different road conditions and hazards. A driver also must […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Not getting enough sleep is a common problem for many people in Philadelphia. Distractions of every sort, including electronics such as smartphones and tablets, social media sites and everyday stress keeps many people from getting a full night of sleep, and more and more individuals suffer fatigue because of it. Truck drivers are no different. […]

On behalf of Soloff & Zervanos, P.C. On Friday, December 12, 2014.

Harsh winter weather can cause a lot of drivers, including Pennsylvania motorists, to alter their usual routes. However, as evidenced by a recent truck accident, it is not only their route that drivers should be altering but also their level of alertness. In Bethlehem, a couple who were on their way to another state lost […]