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McCutchen Sexton Napurano – The Law Firm Truck Accident Blog

August 1, 2022
How Does Fatigue Affect Truck Accidents?

Truck driver fatigue is one of the most frequent causes or contributing factors to truck crashes. Fatigue or drowsiness can significantly impact a truck driver’s ability to safely operate their vehicle. Driving a large truck or 18-wheeler requires a truck driver’s full attention and skill. Unfortunately, due to the demands of their jobs, truck drivers… Read More

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December 1, 2021
How Are Truck Accidents Different from Other Auto Accidents?

Whether you’re involved in an accident with a small car, SUV, or large truck, you could suffer injuries. However, commercial trucks often cause more significant property damage and physical injuries during collisions. The results of an accident involving a tractor-trailer or another large truck can be catastrophic. Many victims required emergency medical care and ongoing… Read More

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November 1, 2021
Why Is the Black Box Important in Truck Accidents?

Drivers and passengers in passenger vehicles don’t just share the road with other cars and SUVs, but also with tractor-trailers. Because tractor-trailers are larger vehicles, they present a greater risk to the occupants of the smaller vehicle when the two come together in a crash. If you were injured in a truck accident that was… Read More

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November 3, 2015
Dump truck crash driver takes plea agreement

Thirty-seven-year-old Pine Bluff, Arkansas resident Barney Wells, Sr., who was the driver of the dump truck that was involved in an accident at County Road 9 and State Highway 91 outside of Blair on October 9th, has accepted a plea deal after fleeing the scene of the accident. According to reports, the dump truck Wells… Read More

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September 25, 2015
Semi-truck accident outside of Fort Smith, one injured

An collision that occurred between Fort Smith, Arkansas and Moffett, Oklahoma resulted in the injury of a driver after a semi-truck struck him. A man was driving his Pontiac Sunfire on September 15 when a tractor-trailer crashed into his vehicle on Highway 64 over the Garrison Avenue Bridge. The Moffett Police Department responded to the… Read More

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November 14, 2014
Unsecured Cargo in Arkansas

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that out of a total of about 5,419,000 crashes in 2010, about one percent – 51,000 crashes – involved a vehicle striking an object that came off of another vehicle or a non-fixed object lying in the roadway. Of these 51,000 crashes, there were almost 10,000 people… Read More

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October 28, 2014
Trucks Take Tumble

As an experienced personal-injury lawyer, I know how dangerous eighteen-wheeler accidents can be. Recently in the news you may have heard about the three-car, dump truck pile-up on the Arkansas River Bridge that sent three motorists to the hospital with injuries. Those big trucks that operate on our roadways can weigh up to an astounding… Read More

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