Hallman Law Office

Interstate Trucking Collisions

Each year over 110,000 people are injured in trucking collisions on our highways. Over 5,000 more are killed. Many of these collisions are avoidable - the result of truck drivers driving beyond their allowed hours of service or other safety violations. Driver fatigue has been proven to increase the likelihood of accidents which hurt and kill innocent people.  Add to this unsafe equipment and other violations, and you have a recipe for disaster, playing out on our highways every day.

Hallman Law Office is experienced in all areas of interstate trucking law. We know what to look for when investigating a trucking collision, and what to do with that information. W. Eugene Hallman has represented victims of trucking company negligence throughout Oregon.

These cases have included:

  • driver fatigue
  • inspection and equipment violations
  • truck underride
  • drug and alcohol impaired drivers
  • failure to properly train drivers

Mr. Hallman has worked extensively with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) governing the operation of trucks on our highways and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) governing truck design and equipment.

Caution

If you believe that you or a loved one has been hurt as a result of the negligence of an interstate trucking company don't sign anything until you have talked to an experienced lawyer such as Mr. Hallman. He will help you make the right decision.

Mr. Hallman is a member of the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. He has attended seminars and received advanced training in interstate trucking litigation in Boston, Las Vegas and Seattle. In addition to trying truck collision cases throughout Oregon, he has represented victims of truck collisions in the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court.

Links Related to Trucking Collisions

www.fmcsa.dot.gov Information on government regulations including hours of service, inspections, moving violations and driver qualifications for trucking companies.

www.safersys.org Information on all trucking companies registered with the Department of Transportation including their safety record.

www.ntsb.gov National Transportation Safety Board, which investigates and makes recommendations on truck safety.

www.dot.gov/affairs/nhtsain.htmStatistics on motor vehicle accidents, standards for truck design and defects in trucks.

www.truckaccidents.com A summary of federal regulations applicable to interstate trucking.

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Hallman Law Office
104 Southeast 5th St.
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541-276-3857
Email:office@hallman.pro


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