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...

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 Wrecks Across Texas: Here’s What You Should Know

It can be hard to get a clear picture of the state of truck accidents in Texas without looking at the data. Fortunately, there are several places to look. The Texas Department of Transportation collects and reports on motor vehicle accident facts ann...

Notable Truck Accidents of 2016

2016 was a notoriously bad year that was so notably full of bad news that it was mocked in internet memes. The year was marked by celebrity deaths ranging from David Bowie to Prince. It brought terrorist acts, natural disasters and high levels of pol...

Fall hazards present real risk to those 65 and older

Anyone can end up severely injured from a slip and fall accident. From kids breaking bones on playgrounds to middle-aged men slipping in the grocery store, no one is immune to the possibility of hurting themselves by taking a tumble. In this post, th...

Employers are responsible for maintaining safe working conditions

Employers have a legal obligation to keep their workplaces safe. When they do not, they can end up with not only citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but could also end up facing personal injury lawsuits from injured empl...

Are third-party claims possible in Texas after a work injury?

As we mentioned in a previous blog post, not all employers in Texas are required to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage. However, for those who are hurt on the job, there are still compensation options. In this post, we are going to focus ...