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T. Thomas Metier

Can a Plaintiff File a Direct Negligence Claim in Addition to Vicarious Liability Claim Where Defendant Has Stipulated It Will Be Vicariously Liable for Plaintiff’s Negligence, If Any?

The Supreme Court of Wyoming answered this question in Bogdanski v. Budzik, No. S-17-0049, (2018 Wy. 7). Mariusz Bogdanski (“Bogdanski”) and Damian Budzik (“Budzik”) were codrivers of a commercial semi-truck that was involved in an accident on Interstate 80 east […]

T. Thomas Metier

Does An Underinsured Motorist Policy Also Cover Tractors?

State Farm moved to determine as a matter of law that the tractor is not a motor vehicle under the policy’s UIM coverage.

Chrissie Cole

Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Crashes

A trucking accident, on Wednesday, forced parts of I-76 between Bush and Fort Morgan, to close and evacuate.Colorado State Police say, a semi-truck, possibly carrying explosive or hazardous materials tumbled all over mile marker 100. Authorities say it was unclear if the truck was leaking any material on to the roadway.Authorities evacuated the area within half a mile of the accident scene as a…