Truck Accidents

When Would Punitive Damages be Awarded for a Truck Accident in Texas?

Truck Accidents

Punitive, or exemplary, damages are intended to set an example and may be awarded in very rare situations where a person is deemed grossly negligent for hurting somebody terribly and showing no...

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Why You Should Never Admit Fault after a Truck Accident

Truck Accidents

People tend to blame themselves at the scene of a trucking collision and for many reasons – nerves, panic, and a guilty conscious being only three. However, an experienced lawyer could advise...

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Causes and Prevention of Jackknife Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents

Bad weather, poor vehicle maintenance, and lack of safety checks can all contribute to a tractor-trailer jackknifing, which occurs when the front of the truck bends toward the trailer in the shape...

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New Phone Laws for CMV Drivers

Recent News, Truck Accidents

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) put out a new rule regarding the use of mobile phones while driving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The FMCSA is now restricting drivers from holding...

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Armored Trucks and Mayhem on the Roads

Truck Accidents

I recently read an article concerning an investigation into Garda, a national and international armored car group moving millions of dollars across our roads and highways.  The story is well written and...

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Deaths from Cars Running Red Lights are at a 10-Year High

Car Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the number of people killed in automobile and truck wrecks from drivers running red lights reached a 10 year high in 2017. Continual increasing...

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Update on the Unfair Insurance Tactic of Swoop and Settle in Texas

Bicycle Accident, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Earlier last month, I wrote about another reason not to talk to an insurance adjuster. In that blog, I wrote about testimony that I provided to the Texas House Insurance Committee on...

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Understanding Truck Blind Spots

Truck Accidents

I-35, Hwy 281, and I-20 are just a few of the dozens of major highways that run through Texas. While the transport trucks that use these routes deliver the goods and services...

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Truck Driver Hiring And Truck Accident Lawsuits In Texas

Truck Accidents

On average, 4,000 people are killed and 100,000 injured in trucking accidents every year in the U.S. Federal regulations regarding the hiring of truck drivers aim to keep truckers with poor records...

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Trucking Regulations For Hiring Drivers in Texas

Truck Accidents

Truck drivers play an incredibly important role in our economy, hauling billions of pounds of freight across the country every year. Safely operating a large commercial truck requires training and experience. When...

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