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Workplace Injury Frequently Asked Questions

WARNING: All of the information provided here is of a general nature only. The specific facts of your case may require a completely different answer. Do not base any decision with respect to your case solely on any of the answers found herein. Prior to making any decision with respect to your case, you should speak with a competent attorney who is familiar with the laws that relate to your case.

What are hours of service regulations?

Federal laws require truckers to work no more than a certain amount of time in any given period. These laws, known as hours of service regulations, are in place to help ensure that truckers don’t become excessively fatigued while operating their vehicles, making them a danger to themselves and others on the road. Unfortunately, many truckers and trucking companies disregard these regulations, putting others at risk of suffering a serious injury in a truck accident.

If you would like to learn more about hours of service regulations or filing a personal injury claim, call (888) 694-1671. Our legal team at Joe Miller Law can evaluate your situation and help you understand your legal options for pursuing compensation.

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5500-B Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Elizabeth City Office
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507 E Main St #K
Elizabeth City, NC 27907

If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.