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Indiana Truck Accident Lawyer | A lot Of Truck Drivers Are Overweight

Posted by Guy DiMartino | Nov 04, 2014 | 0 Comments

Indiana truck accident lawyer discusses a recent article explaining that truck drivers are some over the most overweight workers.

Health Day reported a recent study showing that 39% of truck were overweight. All the issues that come with being overweight are prevalent. Including, high blood pressure, back problems, and type II diabetes. These conditions can cause truck driver's to lose their ability to drive because they are not medically qualified.

Additionally, it was noted that truck drivers were more likely to smoke and least likely to eat vegetables. Can these issues lead to truck accidents? – I think so. Why, because most people who are overweight have a tendency to be fatigued and develop chronic health conditions that can impact safety on the roadway.

When we investigate truck accidents, we always look at the health of the truck driver to see if their health in some way contributed to the accident.

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Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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