Is the Driver Behind Always Liable in a Rear-End Accident?

Rear-end collisions account for more than 25 percent of all auto accidents each year, making them one of the most common types of wrecks. While the trailing driver is often found at fault in rear-end accidents, that isn’t always the case. Does Texas Have a Law Stating Who Is ...

Can I File a Claim for Hearing Loss Due to an Auto Accident?

While everyone knows car and truck accidents cause obvious injuries like broken bones and serious lacerations, other injuries aren't so obvious to anyone except the victim. Hearing loss is one of those injuries, and it can be severe and permanent. Those who lose their hearing aft...

How Bad Weather Makes Truck Wrecks More Likely

One might think that the size and weight of big rigs would help these vehicles stay more stable in snow, rain and other weather conditions, but Mother Nature disagrees. Bad weather can make large trucks tougher to control and harder to stop, which poses a risk to everyone else on...

The Safest Place in the Car for Kids

An updated safety test recently revealed surprising dangers for rear-seat passengers in smaller cars. The data may have parents wondering where their children should sit to maximize their safety in the event of a car accident. While the testing did highlight the need for improved...

Government Works with Businesses to Reduce Driving Fatalities

Large-scale problems can rarely be solved by asking people to try harder. And tens of thousands of traffic deaths per year definitely qualify as a large-scale problem. The U.S. Department of Transportation is asking people to try harder, but they're also looking everywhere for p...

Improper Maintenance of Semi-Trucks

Truck accidents can have devastating consequences, and they’re caused by a range of factors, from driver error to road conditions and other vehicles on the road. However, one aspect that’s often overlooked in truck accident cases is the role of improper maintenance. Proper m...

Recent Trends in Truck Accident Law

The trucking industry is constantly evolving. As a result, the legal landscape surrounding truck accidents is also in a state of flux. In recent years, several significant developments and trends in truck accident law have had a significant impact on the rights of truck accident ...

Potential Parties to a Truck Accident Lawsuit

Truck accident cases can be tremendously complex. Among other complexities, these cases can involve multiple parties to the lawsuit. An injured victim may file a lawsuit against the trucking company, the driver and others. Here are some parties who may be involved in a truck ac...

Important Evidence in Truck Accident Cases

Truck accidents are often more serious than other types of motor vehicle accidents. The size and speed of a semi-truck, combined with often hazardous roadway conditions, can cause life-changing injuries and death. Accordingly, truck accident legal cases are more serious ...

Long Hours and Short-Haul Trucking Accidents

Long-haul truck drivers are responsible for transporting goods long distances. When we think about truck drivers, the long-haul driver is often who we picture. However, short-haul trucking, which involves transporting goods locally, makes up a significant portion of trucking jobs...