Any motor vehicle crash can leave the victims with serious or even life-threatening injuries. Accidents involving trucks—including semi-trucks and 18-wheelers—often tend to cause even more damage than a crash involving only passenger vehicles. Trucks are larger, heavier, and more difficult to control, especially when high rates or speed and other challenging conditions are involved. In…

Car accidents cause many injuries and deaths in Wyoming. In fact, accidents are the fourth leading cause of death in the state. Driver negligence and dangerous conditions contribute to tragic accidents. From two decades of crash data, researchers found these common factors in Gillette fatal accidents: About half of all accidents occurred in the dark;…

Getting a Copy of Your Cheyenne Police Report as Soon as Possible Can Help You with Your Claim Cheyenne police reports contain a substantial amount of vital information to help you with your accident claim. For this reason, accident reports are usually the first piece of evidence insurance companies look for when evaluating a personal…

After a car accident, medical bills and other expenses can begin to pile up quickly. But who is responsible for paying your medical expenses after a car accident, and how do they get paid? At Platte River Injury Law in Casper, our office is here to help you navigate the complexities of your car accident…

In most lawsuits, there is a “discovery” stage where each side uncovers information about the dispute. One technique for finding out information is to ask questions in a deposition. If you were involved in a car accident, you will probably be deposed unless your case settles before then. Most depositions are held in attorneys’ offices…

Semi-trucks go by many different names—tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, big rig, etc. Whatever the name, it is hard to miss these vehicles when out on the road. Weighing up to 80,000 pounds, semi-trucks haul goods from one end of Wyoming to the other and across the entire nation. These big rigs are some of the largest and…