What Makes Truck Accident Injury Claims Different?

It’s easy to assume that personal injury cases are all handled the same way. After all, your injuries occurred due to an accident with someone driving a sports car or an 18-wheeler, you’re still hurt. However, cases involving trucks and trucking companies can proceed dif...

5 Reasons Why Truck Accidents Cause Worse Injuries Than Car Accidents

Driving next to a towering big rig can make even the most seasoned driver nervous. These trucks’ sheer size is enough to make you want to throw on your brakes. It’s because of their size, among other factors, that truck accidents often cause worse injuries than run-of-the-mil...

Why Thorough Investigations Win Truck Accident Injury Cases

As hard as it may be to believe, the chaotic aftermath of a truck wreck is also the starting point of accident investigation. What happens in the minutes, hours, days and weeks to follow is crucial for an injured person, because the results of an accident investigation will have ...

Nationwide Trucker Shortage Makes Roads More Dangerous

The trucking industry has struggled with a shortage of truck drivers for most of the 21st century. The American Trucking Association (ATA) first documented the problem in 2005, tracking it ever since. Their most recent report, the 2019 Truck Driver Shortage Analysis, shows the in...

Can Trucking Companies Be Held Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuits?

Hundreds of truck accidents occur on Texas roads every year, causing serious injuries and fatalities on a regular basis. As injured people and grieving families become overwhelmed by medical bills, funeral expenses, and other costs, they begin seeking to hold someone accountable ...

Key Evidence in Truck Accident Injury Cases

When injuries result from a commercial truck wreck, the subsequent legal claims tend to be handled in ways that are significantly different from claims involving regular passenger vehicles. Truck accident cases often have many parties involved, some of whom have very sophisticate...

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 federal regulations that add com...

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 accident this past summer sho...

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 alleviate some of the stress, some t...

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words—and Can Make Your Truck Crash Case

"A picture is worth a thousand words."  This phrase became part of the English language before most of us were born. Its meaning is clear: Pictures are powerful, especially when describing complex, emotional, life-changing events. And there are some things that require a pict...