Truck Accident

More Car Accidents Are Caused By Rain Than Any Other Weather Condition

by Steve Fleschner | April 10th, 2018

Spring showers may bring May flowers – but they also bring far too many wrecks. Learn how to keep yourself safe while driving in the rain. According to the US Department of Transportation, on average there are 1 million vehicular crashes each year due to wet pavement. These crashes unfortunately result in the death of…

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Am I personally liable for my child’s car accident?

by Caleb Fleschner | April 3rd, 2018

Am I personally liable for my child’s car accident? As a parent, one of the scariest moments is when your child is gets behind the wheel of a car for the first time. One of the many things that are probably running through your head as they pull out of the driveway is whether you…

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Operation Truck Stop Curbs Unsafe Tractor-Trailers and Truck Drivers

by Staff | September 4th, 2015

Many contributing factors can play a part in a commercial truck accident, but the Terre Haute truck accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin point out that some of the most common and preventable causes of these crashes include safety violations. From worn tires and braking systems to fatigued drivers behind the wheel, unmaintained…

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Indiana Chain Reaction Crash Claims Three Lives and Injures 22 Others

by Staff | January 29th, 2014

The sheer size and weight of a commercial tractor-trailer can make it an extremely deadly piece of machinery in the event of a motor vehicle collision. The Indiana Truck Accident Lawyers with the law firm of Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain this fact was underscored by the recent chain reaction crash along I-94 that…

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Indianapolis Fined $80,000 For Safety Violations That Led To Fatal Indiana Truck Accident

by Staff | October 9th, 2013

October 9, 2013 Companies and other entities that operate commercial trucks have a responsibility under the law to protect those around and operating such vehicles. Failure to do so could lead to the parties responsible for an accident facing claims of liability. The Indiana Truck Accident Lawyers with the law firm of Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos…

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Investigation Launched Into The Cause Of A Fatal Indiana Truck Accident

by Staff | September 4th, 2013

August 28, 2013 The Terre Haute Truck Accident Lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin explain there are numerous factors that can cause an accident involving a commercial vehicle. Investigators are currently looking into factors contributing to a crash that claimed seven lives less than two weeks ago. An article released by the Post-Tribune stated…

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Terre Haute Truck Accident Claims Life Of A Local Woman

by Staff | March 27th, 2013

March 27, 2013 A Terre Haute Truck Accident that occurred last week was responsible for claiming the life of an 80-year-old woman. A spokesman for the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Greg Ewing, stated investigators believe distracted driving may be a contributing factor to the fatal collision. According to Channel 14 News, the crash happened just after…

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Indiana Highway Worker Injured In Lawrence County Truck Accident

by Staff | January 30th, 2013

January 30, 2013 A 57-year-old employee of the Lawrence County Highway Department was seriously injured in an Indiana truck accident. According to WBIW News, the incident occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 9 along Huron-Williams Road, just outside of Fayetteville, Indiana. Reports show the man was driving a 2010 Kenworth dump truck northbound when…

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Terre Haute Truck Accident Leaves Two People Seriously Injured

by Staff | January 16th, 2013

January 16, 2013 Two motorists were left seriously injured as the result of an accident that occurred earlier this week between a car and a tractor-trailer. According to WTHITV 10 News, the crash happened just before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of 3rd and Chestnut Streets near downtown Terre Haute, Indiana. Reports from Officers with…

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Fatal Indiana Truck Accident Causes Chain Reaction Crashes That Injure Seven

by Staff | June 27th, 2012

June 27, 2012 A series of Indiana auto accidents along I-70 Tuesday was responsible for injuring seven people and killing another. According to WTHITV 10 News, the initial crash occurred at the highway’s 30-mile marker, in Putnam County, around 4:00 p.m. Police say that a 70-year-old man, driving a 2002 Ford Explorer, was stopped in the left-most…

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