Teen Driver Hit By Truck Driver

Katlin J. Elam, a 16 year old from Bucklin, Missouri, was injured in a Linn County Missouri semi-truck accident on December 29, 2011. After the Missouri side impact truck accident, the Bucklin teen was transported to Pershing Hospital by Linn County Ambulance. Elam was attempting… read more

Rear End Truck Accident Sends Local Man To The Hospital

A Waynesville, Missouri man was hospitalized after a Missouri rear end truck accident at the intersection of MO-19 and MO-54 on March 20, 2011 at 11:15am. Alex W. Hause, 31, of Waynesville, Missouri was moderately injured in a Missouri truck accident. Hause drove a 2005… read more

FMCSA Administrator Asks Senate to Help Deter Missouri Truck Accidents

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is federal agency focused on increasing highway safety and preventing Missouri trucking accidents. The FMCSA Administrator, Anne S. Ferro, recently made an oral statement to a transportation committee of the United States Senate about reauthorizing its Motor Carrier… read more

FMCSA Makes Extension For Safety Measurement System

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced a sixty (60) day extension for motor carriers and other large truck or bus transportation companies to make comments and suggestions on the FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS). The SMS has been used… read more

Child Injured in Greene County Missouri Side Collision Truck Accident

12 year old Austin C. Tipton was injured in a Greene County Missouri side collision truck accident on September 13, 2011 at 3:20pm. 48 year old Lorie R. Tipton was also injured in the Missouri side collision truck accident. The accident occurred as Missouri truck… read more

Man Seriously Injured By Truck

A Cass County Missouri truck accident left a man from Shell Knob, Missouri seriously injured on July 18, 2011 at 2:50pm. The Cass County Missouri trucking accident occurred as a 2005 Kenworth and a 2005 Hyundai travelled on northbound U.S. Highway 71. Michael E. Finney… read more

Woman Injured In Rear End Truck Accident

Carolyn S. Levon, 69, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri was taken to Jefferson Regional Medical Center after a Jefferson County Missouri rear end trucking accident. Levon was injured when a 2012 Freightliner driven by out of state truck driver Linda M. Mendez rear ended her vehicle… read more

Combating Truck Accidents Caused By Driver Fatigue

We often discuss the causes of Missouri tractor trailer accidents on this blog and one of the major problems continues to be truck driver fatigue. Whether it comes from lack of sleep or just a driver exerting himself further than his body can handle, fatigue… read more

Dealing With Insurance Companies After An Accident

After a serious accident, all you will probably want to do is make sure you and anyone you were with are healthy and get back to your normal life. You’ll want to put the accident behind you as quickly as possible. Life, as we all… read more

Deadly Truck Accident In Results In Settlement For Family

This week, attorney E. Ryan Bradley, a St. Louis personal injury lawyer secured a confidential settlement for the family of a man who was killed after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer last year in New Madrid County. As part of the settlement, the family… read more