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Who is Responsible for a Wide Turn Truck Accident?

Written by John D. Hawkins on . Posted in , .
Trucks often need to make wide turns to avoid falling over due to their weight and size. Just one slight wrong move can lead to disaster. If a trucker makes an error while turning, it puts other drivers at risk of a tip-over or rollover truck accident, which can cause devastating injuries. If you or a loved one experience a collision with a semi-truck or another commercial vehicle due to no fault of your own, the truck accident attorneys at HawkLaw, P.A. can help. Our legal team is well-equipped to provide you with sound legal advice as we prepare for your personal injury case. Give our South Carolina law firm a call at 888-HAWKLAW for a f…

What Are the Most Common Injuries in Truck Accidents?

Written by John D. Hawkins on . Posted in .
In 2020, South Carolina ranked 10th in the nation for truck accident fatalities. While 132 deaths may seem modest compared to the 643 deaths in the state topping the list, Texas, it is important to remember that South Carolina is much smaller in population and overall land mass. Likewise, our home state ranks 10th in truck accidents per capita. These truck accidents leave devastating injuries and involve multiple liable parties. If you are injured by a semi, learn how a South Carolina truck accident attorney with HawkLaw, P.A. can take care of your costly and time-consuming truck accident case. How Are Truck Accidents Different from Car Ac…

How Many Possible Liable Parties in Big Rig Truck Accidents?

Written by John D. Hawkins on . Posted in .
In an accident involving a big rig, people often raise questions about liability. Many different parties may bear partial or full responsibility in accidents involving professional driving companies. Since big rig trucking accidents tend to cause serious and catastrophic injuries, knowing who to hold liable in the aftermath may improve your ability to pursue full and fair compensation. Proving Liability in Big Rig Truck Accidents In all personal injury claims, the claimant must prove three main elements to establish responsibility and secure damages: The existence of a duty of care. Every time a driver pulls onto the roadway, he or she ca…
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