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Safety Technology to Combat Driver Distraction and Fatigue

Safety Technology to Combat Driver Distraction and Fatigue

July 18, 2016

Advances in technology are giving trucking companies increasingly sophisticated ways to combat distracted and drowsy driving – two of the biggest threats to fleet safety. Additional safety technology offers a video safety system designed to help motor carriers to tackle …

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Study Finds Additional Research Needed To Better Understand Driver Fatigue

July 12, 2016

While there is some evidence that fatigue among truck drivers increases the risk of crashes, questions remain about effective ways to minimize that risk, according to a new report from the National Academics of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report, …

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Scaffolding Accidents at Construction Sites

July 6, 2016

The construction accident lawyers at Whiting Law Group, Ltd. understand how difficult it can be to identify the right legal action if you are injured in a construction accident and unsure about what to do next. According to the Occupational …

What can cause debris to fall on a construction site

What can cause debris to fall on a construction site?

June 23, 2016

The construction accident lawyers at Whiting Law Group, Ltd. understand how difficult it can be to identify the right legal action if you are in a construction site accident and you’re unsure about what to do next. Top Causes of …

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How Can I Prove My Trucking Accident Case Using the Data from the Black Box?

June 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration[1] provides that of the approximately 411,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in 2014, 3,424 resulted in at least one fatality, and 82,000 resulted in at least one nonfatal injury. The …

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Litigating Against Uber

May 16, 2016

You’ve probably heard of Uber; its motto is “Tap a button, get a ride.”  Uber is an application that helps people find transportation from his or her smartphone.  It’s like hailing a cab from a smart phone.  However, Uber drivers …

Who Can Be at Fault for my Construction Accident

Who Can Be at Fault for my Construction Accident?

May 9, 2016

The construction accident lawyers at Whiting Law Group, Ltd. understand how difficult it can be to identify the right legal action if you are injured in a construction accident and unclear about what to do next. Common Mistakes Construction safety …

Who is Responsible for Keeping a Construction Site Safe

Who is Responsible for Keeping a Construction Site Safe?

May 2, 2016

The construction accident lawyers at Whiting Law Group, Ltd. understand how difficult it can be to identify the right legal action if you are injured in a construction accident and unclear what to do next. Construction Site Safety When it …

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The Growing Trend of Distracted Driving and its Negative Impact

April 27, 2016

Smartphones, cell phones, PDAs, and tablets are part of everyday life and it seems every person has one or more these items. The number of people who use cell phones in the United States grew nearly 7 times from 1996 …

I was in a truck accident will the trucking company be liable for my injuries

I Was In a Truck Accident – Will The Trucking Company Be Liable For My Injuries?

April 25, 2016

The truck accident lawyers at Whiting Law Group, Ltd. understand how difficult it can be to identify the right legal action if you are in a trucking accident. Let us help you receive the compensation you deserve. If you have …