From time to time, Whiting Law Group publishes blog posts on topics of interest to the firm’s clients and to the wider legal community.
The firm welcomes comments and feedback on its posts via email and will reply to legitimate submissions as and when possible.
October 11, 2011
The National Transportation Safety Board recently issued a proposal to ban truck drivers from use of both handheld and hands-free cellular telephones, except in cases of emergencies. This important trucking proposal came in the wake of an accident investigation in which the NTSB confirmed that a truck driver, Kenneth Laymon, was on the phone when he caused a crash that killed 11 people on a Kentucky interstate in 2010.
September 23, 2011
Arranging for daycare has always presented working parents and primary caregivers with a significant challenge. The difficult economy, rising childcare costs and inconvenient locations are making those challenges even more difficult for a notable number of families. The difficulties of childcare provision effect both two-income families and single parents alike.
June 10, 2011
When litigating complex truck crashed, preparation for trial includes establishing a team with a strong array of subject matter experts, technological analysis and years of experience in the litigation of trucking accident cases.
June 03, 2011
As a practical reality, injured clients often retain attorneys well after the truck companies’ lawyers have become involved in the case. This makes it the attorneys’ responsibility, once retained, to immediately begin preserving all the evidence needed to win your case.
May 27, 2011
Truck accident litigation allows trial lawyers the opportunity to combine a wide range of skills and trial techniques in working on a single case. Few areas of litigation compare with the complicated interplay of law and incident facts that exists in truck accident litigation.
May 20, 2011
Trucking accidents can be some of the most tragic and devastating collisions and constitute a national safety crisis for everyone who has to share the road with these giant machines. Too often trucks do not deliver goods, but rather damage, death and disaster. You may be surprised to learn just how often traffic accidents involving large trucks occur.