School bus accident calls to mind the common causes of 18 wheeler accidents

In recent Newark, New Jersey transit accident related news, 10 students and 2 adults were injured after a school bus crash. According to the reports, none of the injuries were considered to be life threatening. However further details have not been disclosed. The site of the crash was at Grove and Grain streets and it occurred around 8:25 am but the cause of the accident is still under investigation. Additionally, no charges or summons have been issued. See article here.

There are about 500,000 truck accidents that happen each year. One of the major causes of an 18 wheeler accident is driver fatigue. Some lesser causes include poorly maintained equipment, which can lead to tire blowouts and sideswiping another motor-vehicle when changing into another lane. After suffering from a car accident, an insurance company may ask you to sign away your rights in exchange for money. It is in your best interest not to sign anything for the insurance company without speaking first to an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Truck accidents wrecks can be more complex than Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, or Bicycle Accidents. This is because multiple parties such as the truck driver, the truck owner, the transportation company, the shipping company and their separate insurance carriers can be involved in the accident. Many parties will deflect blame from to one another. It is important to seek legal counsel from someone you can trust. The lawyers at Taylor & Boguski have over 30 years of experience and they can help you with your questions and your claims. Contact us online, or us at call 856-234-2233, or toll free at 1-800-404-5299, for a confidential, free of cost consultation.