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July 2013 Archives

Truck driver in fatal Chicago crash on the road too long

Back in May we posted about a state trooper who was killed in a Chicago accident after a truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel. Since then, it has come out that the truck driver had been working more than what is allowed under federal regulations. These long hours may have contributed to why he fell asleep behind the wheel.

Illness causes truck driver to lose control of semi

A recent accident highlights just how important it is for employers to make sure the truck drivers they hire are in good health. If not, and the health of the truck driver leads to an accident in Chicago, not only could the truck driver end up being held accountable, so could the company the driver works for. 

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  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Association For Justice