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Highway Hotspots: Identifying and Avoiding Common Truck Accident Zones

29th September 2023

Like everywhere else, truck accidents in Fargo, North Dakota, are devastating. These catastrophes tend to happen in certain areas, called truck accident zones. Knowing where a truck accident is more likely to occur is critical to avoiding a life-altering injury or a terrible tragedy. The attorneys with Sand Law will be ready to help if… Read more »

Causes of Truck Fires and Explosions in Fargo

26th July 2023

Being involved in any kind of accident with a huge commercial truck is terrifying. When that wreck involves truck fires and explosions, it’s even worse. The injuries that result can be devastating – in many cases, even fatal. The attorneys with Sand Law are standing by to help if you’ve suffered an injury or the… Read more »

Self-Driving Trucks in 2023

29th May 2023

Self-driving trucks, also known as autonomous or driverless trucks, have been advancing in recent years with the development of automation and artificial intelligence technologies. While they have yet to be fully widespread, there have been significant advancements in their use and testing in various parts of the country, including North Dakota. But as impressive as… Read more »

Average Truck Accident Settlement Amounts

31st March 2023

Truck accidents can be devastating. They cause significant injuries, property damage, and financial losses and can also have tragic outcomes. If you’ve suffered an injury in a truck accident, you may be wondering about your legal options. You’ll also probably be wondering about the potential settlement amount you may be entitled to receive. However, truck… Read more »

Types of Truck Accidents

18th November 2022

There are several different types of truck accidents, but they all have two things in common. They happen far too often, and they result in severe injuries and deaths far too often as well. North Dakota is actually one of the worst states in the nation for commercial track accident deaths, ranking No. 12. As… Read more »

What Happens if Your Truck Accident was Caused by a Defective Part - Sand Law ND What Happens if Your Truck Accident was Caused by a Defective Part?

9th March 2022

Truck accidents are, unfortunately, commonplace, not only in North Dakota but also in the rest of the United States. When this kind of accident occurs, the resulting injuries are often so devastating that victims and their families receive substantial sums of compensation. One of the reasons judgments tend to be much larger is that not… Read more »

Watch Out for an Increase in Truck Accidents Around the Holidays - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Personal Injury Attorneys Watch Out for an Increase in Truck Accidents Around the Holidays

15th November 2021

There’s always a risk for a devastating collision between a car and a commercial truck, no matter what time of the year it may be. But the risk gets even higher during the holiday season. Icy roads, hurried drivers and exhausted truckers trying to make deadlines can combine for disastrous results. The experienced truck accident… Read more »

Truck Accident Statistics How Common are Truck Accidents - Sand Law PLLC - North Dakota Personal Injury Attorney Truck Accident Statistics: How Common are Truck Accidents?

25th March 2021

How common are truck accidents in the U.S.? In 2018 there were 499,000 police-reported commercial truck accidents in the United States. That makes for an average of about 1,367 crashes every day. Truck accidents have increased in recent years, with traffic fatalities up 27% from 2010. How common are truck accidents in North Dakota? Pickup… Read more »

Compensation for Injuries from a Commercial Truck Accident 

26th January 2021

Contact a personal injury attorney if you’re injured in a Truck Accident in Bismarck, Minot, Williston, Watford City, or elsewhere in North Dakota. Commercial truck accidents are expensive, causing victims to rack up thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars in both economic and non-economic damages. After your accident, you may be concerned about the… Read more »

Third-Party Liability for Truck Accidents

23rd November 2020

If you’re involved in a truck accident, you should know that there may be more liable parties than just the driver. In 2018, there were 5,096 large trucks involved in fatal accidents. Large commercial trucks weigh 20-30 times more than the average passenger car, so injuries from these accidents can be catastrophic, causing traumatic brain… Read more »