The truck accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several others and killed a person is spurring new interest in the national debate about how to improve truck safety and reduce truck driver fatigue in the United States. The accident happened when a truck driver slammed into the back of a limo bus that Morgan and several others were riding in on a New Jersey highway.
The Law Offices of Mathys & Schneid filed a lawsuit on behalf of a family who suffered the wrongful death of their two children during a truck accident in downstate Illinois on November 3, 2013. There were two trucks involved in the truck accident.
An Illinois state trooper was killed last year when a truck driver hit him as he was standing on the side of a highway. Now the defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit over the truck accident are asking to move the case to a different location.
A panel of five on the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that faulty brakes and an inattentive driver were the probable cause of an accident involving a truck and an Amtrak train which killed six last year out west. The truck driver, train conductor, and four passengers died while more than a dozen others suffered injuries in the accident.