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Passenger Dies as a Result of Water Truck Accident

November 28, 2018

The Exponent Telegram is reporting that a passenger taken to the hospital Sunday morning following a two-vehicle collision has died from injuries sustained in the accident. According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Scott Lattea, the incident was reported at 6:53 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 50 and Flinderation…

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TRUCKING INDUSTRY PROBLEMS ADMITTED BY NTSB

January 14, 2015

The National Transportation Safety Board has recognized the problems that exist with heavy trucks and truck fatalities in the United States. See http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2015/01/14/353976.htm. In fact, the NTSB has called for changes to improve truck safety, including more anti-collision technology, better limits on driver hours, and tighter regulations on some companies with higher…

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TRUCK ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN WEST VIRGINIA – CHOOSE GODDARD & WAGONER

January 7, 2015

Trucks are enormous. They pull trailers and tankers and can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Yet, they are driven by humans who sometimes fail to pay attention, fail to maintain safe stopping distances, and often become distracted with phones, texting, and other electronic devices. Choosing the right attorney when you…

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TRACTOR TRAILER DEATHS ON THE RISE FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT YEAR

December 26, 2014

Large commercial trucks create a hazard when the driver fails to act with extreme caution. Barreling down the highway weighing up to 80,000 pounds, these trucks wreak havoc when they are involved in an accident. What might be a fender bender with smaller vehicles can cause significant injuries or death…

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WHO IS AT FAULT IN A CAR OR TRUCK CRASH INVOLVING SNOW OR ICE?

December 5, 2014

Winter is coming and with it, car and truck collisions in which the road conditions are a contributing factor to the crash. Clients often ask, who is at fault in one of these car or truck accidents. At Goddard & Wagoner, our car, truck and motorcycle lawyers handle cases in…

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TIPS ON AVOIDING WINTER CAR AND TRUCK ACCIDENTS

December 4, 2014

It is that time of the year again as the season of snow, ice and (hopefully) road salt descends upon us. It seems that every year at this time of the year we see a rash of auto and truck accidents related to wintry road conditions. While some these are…

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WHAT TYPES OF MONEY DAMAGES CAN A MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK OR CAR CRASH VICTIM RECOVER?

September 30, 2014

We regularly represent individuals injured in truck, motorcycle and serious car accidents. Often, our clients are unaware of the nature and type of compensation available to those injured or killed in a collision as a result of another’s wrongdoing. As lawyers, we call this compensation, the measure of damages. Motor…

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