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Truck Accident FAQ – What To Do If You Are In A Semi-Truck Accident

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Truck Accidents on May 24, 2022

Our nation’s economy relies on the swift movement of goods throughout the country, and much of this is by truck, with 72 percent of our freight hauled by large semis. But according to data from the American Trucking Association, we are now experiencing a significant shortage of truck drivers, causing large trucking companies to scramble…

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Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on April 29, 2022

After an accident, you may be facing medical bills, lost wages, and other accident-related damages. If someone else caused your accident, you might be entitled to compensation under a personal injury claim. A personal injury attorney can help you meet all filing deadlines and requirements and pursue the best possible outcome in your case. When…

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Why You Need A Motorcycle or Truck Accident Attorney

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Blog, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents on April 22, 2022

If you or a loved one has been involved in a motorcycle or truck accident, it is important to know that there are some significant differences between these accidents and regular automobile accidents. You need an attorney who understands the applicable laws and the common factors in these accidents and has experience handling these cases….

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What is a Typical Personal Injury Settlement?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on March 18, 2022

What Is A Typical Personal Injury Settlement? Knowing what other people typically receive for a personal injury settlement can help you figure out if you’ve been offered a fair amount. Unfortunately, this is less straightforward than you may expect since a range of factors influence payouts. Victims can receive anywhere from a couple thousand to…

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Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney?

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death on March 10, 2022

Do I Need A Personal Injury Attorney? Whether you have been in a car accident, were injured as a pedestrian, or suffered any other type of personal injury due to another person’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation. Often, people trust the insurance company to figure out compensation for them, and they forgo a…

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FMCSA encourages ADAS use, looks to revise HOS regulations

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Truck Accidents on October 14, 2019

Truck drivers in Louisiana should know that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is collaborating with several agencies and research institutes in the effort to raise awareness of the benefits of advanced driver assistance systems. ADAS, like automatic emergency braking and lane departure warning systems, have been proven to prevent collisions, and the FMCSA is…

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Study shows more truckers are being deprived of sleep

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Truck Accidents on October 02, 2019

In Louisiana and throughout the country, more and more commercial truckers are getting poor sleep. A study from Ball State University researchers ranked the industries that have the highest percentage of sleep-deprived workers, and the transportation and material moving industry was in the top four. The study involved some 150,000 adults. Overall, there has been…

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