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Category Archives: truck accidents


Proposed Legislation Targets Underride Truck Crashes

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), many deadly truck collisions occur as a result of “smaller vehicles which underride trucks in crashes”.  An underride occurs when a passenger vehicle runs under a truck, sometimes sheering off the roof of the vehicle and killing its occupants.  Underride collisions occur because semi-trucks are… Read More »


Reducing Trucking Accidents and Fatalities on Florida Highways

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Whether you are driving on I-95 in West Palm Beach or along the Florida Turnpike, chances are you often pass large trucks. Trucking accidents are a serious problem in South Florida and throughout the country. As a fact sheet from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) explains, about one out of every 10… Read More »


Who Can Be Liable In A Truck Accident?

By Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC |

Have you been involved in an accident with a heavy truck? You know just how scary that experience can be.  Truck accidents can be more deadly and cause greater injury and damage because of the significant weight difference between trucks and passenger cars.  Litigation resulting from a truck accident can be complex because a… Read More »

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