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Strafford webinar for deposing truckers

Written by Steve Gursten Posted June 1st, 2018

Attorney Steve Gursten, TAAR co-founder, will share tips & strategies for truck accident lawyers on deposing truckers at Strafford nationwide legal CLE webinar

Attorney Steve Gursten, TAAR co-founder, discusses strategies for deposing truckers at Strafford webinarTruck Accident Attorneys Roundtable co-founder Steven M. Gursten will be teaching lawyers across the country how to depose truck drivers in serious injury truck accident cases on June 6, 2018, as a … Read More

Truck accident lawyer seminar boosts attorney know-how

Written by Steve Gursten Posted October 9th, 2017

Expert lawyers from across U.S. give insights on how to better litigate truck wreck cases

Truck accident law

America’s top trucking lawyers came together at the recent Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys 2017 Annual Symposium, held Sept. 17-19, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. The seminar was an enormous success.

The great sessions led by truck accident law attorneys and … Read More

Attorney Steven Gursten named to prestigious Trucking Trial Lawyers Top 10

Written by Steve Gursten Posted June 30th, 2017

Longtime truck accident lawyer Steve Gursten named to national invitation-only group comprised of the most successful trucking trial lawyers

Trucking Trial Lawyers

There are several reasons why I’m passionate about being a truck accident attorney.

The most important ones are the opportunities I’ve had to seek justice for those injured in trucking accidents, and while doing this to … Read More

Does ‘umbrella’ coverage on trailer extend to tractor?

Written by Steve Gursten Posted March 24th, 2017

Trailer’s umbrella coverage handles tractor damage because insurance policies covering both are applicable when tractor-trailer is involved in truck accident

Umbrella Coverage

One of the hugely important issues in trucking litigation — after liability and damages to the truck accident victims are determined — is figuring out what insurance coverage applies, such as umbrella coverage.

It frequently … Read More

Can trucking company J.B. Hunt keep details of its ‘preventability’ investigation secret?

Written by Steve Gursten Posted March 19th, 2017

Indiana Appeals Court rules motor carrier couldn’t use ‘subsequent remedial measures’ rule to hide investigation details about why its truck driver could have prevented a truck accident on I-65 in Indiana

Preventability investigation results, subsequent remedial measures

Trucking company J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., knew its truck driver could have prevented a truck accident that left a young mother with “serious, permanent … Read More

Who wrote the book on truck accident litigation? Roundtable attorney Joe Fried did

Written by Steve Gursten Posted January 18th, 2017

“Handling Trucking Cases” is now available to truck accident lawyers everywhere on Trial Guides

The Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable is comprised of some of the most experienced and respected trucking attorneys from around the nation — all working together to help people injured by trucks and to achieve the best possible results when a catastrophic … Read More

In a truck accident lawsuit, a picture is worth a thousand words

Written by Steve Gursten Posted September 20th, 2016

Litigation tip No. 4: Attorneys must obtain the photos and videos of a truck wreck

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In continuing our series of truck accident litigation tips for attorneys, today we’d like to cover why it can be so important to get photos and videos of the truck accident scene and the truck itself.

Why are photos of

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Why attorneys should always FOIA the FMSCA

Written by Steve Gursten Posted September 8th, 2016

Sending a Freedom of Information request can change your entire case

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Last week, we wrote about the great checklists provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA), that can help attorneys to uncover the key federal regulations and safety violations that lay behind every truck accident. Attorneys should do this right away, so no … Read More

Truck accident litigation tip No 2: Use the FMSCA checklist

Written by Steve Gursten Posted September 1st, 2016

When truck lawyers take advantage of several checklists provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, no safety violation will slip through the cracks

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Recently, we kicked off our series of truck accident litigation tips for injury attorneys with Truck Accident Attorneys Roundtable co-founder Steve Gursten’s primary piece of advice: Start the lawsuit with the … Read More

Truck accident litigation tips — and traps

Written by Steve Gursten Posted August 17th, 2016

Tip No. 1: Begin with the end of the in mind

As President of the Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association and as a Past President of the American Association for Justice Truck Accident Lawyer Litigation Group, I travel the country teaching other lawyers how to better litigate truck wreck cases. A founding principle of the … Read More

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