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Icy Weather Causes Onslaught Of Semi-Truck Accidents In New Hampshire

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

The winter roads can become seriously icy, and semi-trucks can cause accidents as a result. These heavy, cumbersome vehicles are not very maneuverable at the best of times, but icy weather means that maintaining control is almost impossible. This winter there have been a number of new semi-truck accidents – some of which have… Read More »

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6 Tricks Insurance Companies Use After A Truck Accident To Devalue Or Deny Your Claim

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

Being involved in a truck accident can be a traumatizing and overwhelming process. While the worst is over, you still have things to do before you can put the incident behind you and move on with your life. We are talking about the insurance claims process following a truck crash. Seeking compensation after a… Read More »

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How Can You Prove That A Truck Driver Was Fatigued In Your Accident?

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

Most truck drivers understand the importance of driving safely when operating a truck. However, some drivers endanger themselves and others on the road by pushing the limits of their physical capability. Specifically, we are talking about truck driver fatigue. Fatigue is one of the leading causes of truck accidents that comes from the lack… Read More »

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Who’s Liable For A Truck Accident In New Hampshire?

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

Being injured in a truck accident is always stressful and intimidating because these crashes cause more devastating injuries than car accidents. If you were involved in a collision with an 18-wheeler, semi-truck, tractor-trailer, or any other large truck, you might wonder, “Who can be held liable for the accident?” Unfortunately, it is not always… Read More »

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New Hampshire’s 2021 Law Ramps Up Penalties for Truck Drivers Who Get DWIs

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

A new law, which took effect on Jan. 1, 2021, has ramped up penalties for commercial truck drivers who get caught driving while impaired (DWI). The new law in New Hampshire requires commercial truck drivers who get DWIs to face jail time. What is New Hampshire’s 2021 law for drunk truck drivers? According to… Read More »

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COVID-19 and Truck Accidents: The FMCSA Suspends Trucking Regulations

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

The demand for certain medical supplies, especially disinfectants and personal protective equipment, has been booming during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, many Americans have been stocking up on food and supplies, emptying the shelves of some grocery stores. In response to COVID-19 panic buying, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) decided to temporarily suspend… Read More »

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Accidents or Injuries Resulting from Trucks Reversing

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

Truck accidents are sometimes caused by errors in judgment by truck drivers reversing their trucks and/or trailers. Most trucks have blind spots that make reversing difficult, especially when backing up with a trailer connected. In a recent case, a truck driver on foot was literally run over by a backing up truck, leaving the… Read More »

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Liability for Cargo Spills

By Law Office of Manning Zimmerman & Oliveira PLLC |

The commercial trucking industry provides a critical link in the process of transporting cargo across the nation. Unfortunately, because the trucks that make this possible are so much larger than passenger cars and are also responsible for carrying potentially hazardous cargo, they also pose a serious risk to other drivers on the road. Collisions… Read More »

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