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Stanley Law Group Wins Settlement For Family Of Truck Accident Victim

By The Stanley Law Group |

When a family member dies an untimely death, money is the farthest thing from your mind.  It is not possible to put a price tag on the companionship and emotional support of your mother, sister, wife, or other close relative.  Wrongful death lawsuits cannot bring back family members who are gone too soon, so… Read More »

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What Are Your Rights After An Accident Where One Commercial Truck Collides With Another?

By The Stanley Law Group |

You only need to recall the sense of trepidation you feel when you drive on a stretch of highway where there is more than one commercial truck in view to know how disastrous it can be when a passenger car collides with an 18-wheeler truck.  Collisions that involve a commercial truck account for a… Read More »

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Teen Pedestrian Struck By Tractor-Trailer While Crossing Road After School

By The Stanley Law Group |

For the incoming freshman class at Buford High School in Lancaster County, the school year began in tragedy.  After school one afternoon in September, a ninth grade student was struck by a tractor trailer as she attempted to cross the road near the intersection of Highway 9 and Potter Road.  The student died of… Read More »

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Was The Truck That Caused Your Accident Just Passing Through South Carolina?

By The Stanley Law Group |

One of the first things that lawyers learn in law school is that most of the laws that affect people’s daily lives are state laws.  This is why lawyers who move to another state must pass that state’s bar exam; their knowledge of the law does not automatically transfer, since state laws vary so… Read More »

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Do Speed Limiters Make Big Trucks Safer?

By The Stanley Law Group |

No matter what kind of vehicle you are driving, excessive speed increases your chances of losing control of the vehicle and crashing.  It also gives you less time to get out of the way to avoid a crash caused by another driver’s mistake.  Driving at a moderate speed is not, by itself, enough to… Read More »

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Parts Manufacturer Issues Recall Of Steering Gears Installed In More Than 100,000 Trucks

By The Stanley Law Group |

Safety recall notices for car parts may seem like just another piece of junk mail, but you should take them seriously.  Cars have been getting progressively safer for the past few decades, due to the invention of ever safer car parts, from the seatbelt to the airbag to the rear-facing camera.  Another reason why… Read More »

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18-Year-Old Truck Drivers Will Soon Be Allowed To Drive Semi Trucks Across State Lines

By The Stanley Law Group |

The COVID-19 pandemic has been going on for so long that some of the practices people have adopted to cope with it have become normal aspects of our lives.  We have become accustomed to wearing masks in crowded indoor areas and washing our hands for as long as it takes to sing “Happy Birthday”… Read More »

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Box Truck Causes Fatal Collision on I-20

By The Stanley Law Group |

If you have ever gone on a road trip or even commuted to work on the interstate, you know that feeling of fear when an 18-wheeler truck is nearby.  Even if there is not much traffic, you will not feel safe until you are a good distance away from the nearest truck.  Trucks are… Read More »

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Extended Hours for Truckers Will Continue Until September: Good News for Foodies, Bad News for Drivers Who Share the Road with Trucks

By The Stanley Law Group |

Unless you are a supermarket employee or a longtime practitioner of extreme couponing, you probably never thought much about what is in stock at the supermarket shelves until the COVID-19 pandemic hit.  Now that there is nothing to do but go to the supermarket or sit at home and daydream about going to the… Read More »

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Trucking Company Faces Lawsuits After Driver Crashes into Road Work Site, Killing Two Department of Transportation Employees

By The Stanley Law Group |

People who are fed up with their stressful jobs often say that they wish that they had gone to truck driving school, but driving a truck involves every bit as much vigilance and responsibility as the office job that is trying your patience.  Truck drivers must inspect and maintain their trucks before and after… Read More »

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