Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

Do Commercial Trucking Rules Apply to Small Business Trucks and Vans?

18-wheelers and their drivers are subject to many state and federal regulations designed to keep roadways as safe as possible. But what about the thousands of smaller trucks and vans that hit the road every day? Are the trucks, vans, and trailers use...

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...

How can I prove that I have been harmed by a defective product?

If you have been injured while using a product, you may have a cause of action against the manufacturer of that product. The general term for this theory of recovery is, "product liability." Product liability can be challenging to prove. There are...

What is “strict liability” in a case of product liability?

If you have been following the news lately, or have perused our blog in the past, you are probably aware of the large-scale vehicle recalls that General Motors has undertaken in connection with allegedly defective ignitions. These recalls can lead to...

After consumers find plastic in nuggets, Tyson issues recall

When you buy packaged food at any grocery store in Mesquite, you expect it to be safe for consumption -- especially when it is likely to be consumed by children. Food manufacturers are required to adhere to federal safety standards during the product...