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November 19, 2021

Getting into an Accident with a USPS Mail Truck

Accidents involving United States Post Office vehicles occur all the time. But it’s important to understand that accidents involving the USPS are handled differently than a regular vehicle accident and special consideration must be given to its unique process and deadlines in order to successfully recover from the USPS for [...]
August 18, 2021

Why Hire a Lawyer for a Truck Accident?

Learn what injury attorneys say about hiring a lawyer for a commercial vehicle crash We asked 17 experienced accident attorneys the question: “Why hire a truck accident lawyer?” Crashes involving commercial vehicles cause some of the worst imaginable injuries. The size, speed, and mass of a semi-truck can do major damage [...]
March 05, 2021

Semi-Tractor-Trailer Accidents: FAQs

Semi-Tractor-Trailer Accidents: FAQs On Father’s Day weekend in Central Illinois, a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee was carrying two people. They were traveling northbound on I-55 north of Pontiac when the unthinkable happened and they collided with the back of a semi-tractor-trailer. Both vehicles were merging into the left lane on [...]
November 27, 2020

How Trucking Companies Can Violate the Law: FAQs

In our guide on hiring the right lawyer to handle your Illinois truck injury case,  we created a comprehensive list of the things that are important for you to know if you are in a trucking accident in Illinois. We are following up on this guide with more answers to [...]
October 09, 2020

Chicago Truck Accident 101: Everything You Need to Know

Why They Happen, Regulations that Apply, and a Guide to Hiring the Right Lawyer to Handle Your Illinois Truck Injury Case In this guide, we’ve made a comprehensive list of the things that are important for you to know if you are in a trucking accident in Illinois. Whether you [...]
June 18, 2020

Truck Accident FAQ

In the News: Two High School Students Killed in Carol Stream Truck Accident Tragically, on Friday June 12, two 17 year-old Wheaton North High School students were killed in an accident involving a large truck.  The friends were driving a vehicle when it was involved in an accident with a [...]
August 13, 2015

Complications with Crashes Involving Commercial Trucks

How Common Are Commercial Trucking Accidents Commercial Trucking accidents are not as common as car accidents. However, they do happen relatively often, especially in areas with heavy industries, like manufacturing, construction, or transportation hubs. These areas often have more trucks operating within the, so the chances of an accident are [...]
October 14, 2014

Elderly Man Kills Two People and Himself in Truck Accident

Oak Lawn, IL – On October 5, 2014 an 81 year old man lost control of his truck striking multiple vehicles. All told, three people were killed and eleven were injured, two in critical condition. The accident was reported by all major Chicago news outlets. The Kryder Law Group has [...]