Truck Accident Injury Claims Usually Involve Multiple Defendants

Personal injury cases stemming from heavy truck crashes (18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers, or other commercial trucks) involve issues that aren’t present in a typical car accident case. Governing the trucking industry is many state and fe...

Underride Truck Crashes Could Become Survivable

A bill currently in the U.S. Congress, the Stop Underride Act of 2017, would require interstate trucks to have guards on the front of trucks and sides of trailers to prevent smaller vehicles from going under trucks during accidents an "underride". If...

Truck Crashes Are Sometimes the Result of Bad Roads-Even in Texas!

Texas sometimes has a reputation for having good roads. After all, we don't get much snow or ice. Everyone knows that we love to drive and often take long trips—it's a very big state. Unfortunately, Texas is not immune from bad road conditions that...

Elevated Truck Beds Increase Risk of Catastrophic Injuries

We've all seen it: a gravel or dump truck barreling away from a sand pit or work site with its empty bed raised. Most people think nothing of it, except that perhaps the driver was anxious to get back to the next delivery. However, a Houston trucking...

Study set to examine truck driver fatigue due to commuting

Because large trucks are so prominent on the road and play a large role in the economy, they will always be part of the landscape. It is wise to give them significant room to operate not just because of their size, but also due to the possibility tha...

Deliveries of the Future: Self-Driving Technology and the Trucking Industry

The future is here. You've probably heard a lot about self-driving cars, so you won't be too surprised to learn that self-driving trucks have become a reality. Arguing that they are a cheaper and safer alternative to trucks driven by humans, some tru...

Truck Spills Add to Dangers of Crashes

Truck crashes wreak havoc. Truck accident statistics report deaths, dismemberment, burns, brain injuries and other catastrophic consequences. Less frequently reported are the stories of events that follow truck crashes. In particular, spills of produ...

Are long trucker commutes endangering the public?

In a state as large as Texas, sharing the road with commercial trucks and vehicles is a way of life. Truckers these days have tough jobs, however, with many of them facing tight schedules, minimal sleep, inclement weather and other hazards. To allevi...

Finding Enough Insurance After a Catastrophic Truck Accident

In most truck accident cases, the drivers are independent owner/drivers. They are with small carriers that have few assets. And they generally purchase the minimum amount of liability insurance required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrat...