Archive for the ‘Truck Accident’ Category

Do I Need to File a Police Report After an 18 Wheeler Accident? A Dallas Truck Accident Attorney Explains.

Do I Need to File a Police Report After an 18 Wheeler Accident

A fully loaded 18-wheeler can be more than 70 feet long and weigh up to 80,000 pounds. If one of these gigantic pieces of machinery impacts with a passenger vehicle, severe or even fatal injuries are likely to result. If you’re a surviving victim of one of these crashes, you…

How Can a Truck Accident Attorney Help You Get Compensation for Your Injuries Caused By Trucking Company Negligence Such as Hour of Service Violations?

How Can a Truck Accident Attorney Help You Get Compensation for Your Injuries Caused By Trucking Company Negligence Such as Hour of Service Violations

If you suspect that the truck driver who caused your accident was drowsy or fell asleep at the wheel, your suspicions could be right. Truckers are under pressure from trucking companies to deliver loads as fast as possible and to drive as long as possible. The trucker may have not…

What to know if an Amazon, UPS or other Delivery Truck has Caused You to be Injured in an Accident? See How A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help.

What to know if an Amazon, UPS or other Delivery Truck has Caused You to be Injured in an Accident

Delivery trucks are an extremely common sight. With more and more people opting to make their purchases online, the number of commercial delivery vehicles on our roadways has skyrocketed. Along with UPS, FedEx, DHL and other delivery companies we also see Amazon drivers commonly delivering all over Texas. As these…

What to Do If You’re Injured By a Large Truck or 18 Wheeler in a Rear End Accident? See How a Truck Accident Attorney can Help.

What to Do If You're Injured By a Large Truck or 18 Wheeler in a Rear End Accident

One of life’s nightmares is being involved in any road accident. Among the most dreaded of all accidents is a rear-end accident with a large truck or 18 wheeler. If you or a loved one is involved in a rear-end accident with a large truck, the harm suffered when compared…

Injured in a Accident with an UPS, FedEx or other Delivery Truck? See How A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help.

Injured in a Accident with an UPS, FedEx or other Delivery Truck

A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help You If You Have Been Hurt By A UPS or FedEx Driver More people are shopping online, which results in more UPS, FedEx and other delivery trucks on the road today than ever before. This increases the likelihood that you may be involved in…

Learn How a Semi-Truck Accident Attorney Can Use Accident Reconstruction to Get Better Settlements for Your Injury Claim.

Learn How a Semi-Truck Accident Attorney Can Use Accident Reconstruction to Get Better Settlements for Your Injury Claim

An accident involving a big truck, semi-truck or tractor trailer can be more serious and more complicated than an accident with other types of vehicles. These accidents often result in more serious injuries as well as significant property damage. A big truck accident will be the result of many different…

A Dallas Truck Accident Attorney Explains How Obtaining Information from a 18 Wheeler’s Black Box Can Help Your Case.

18 Wheeler’s Black Box Can Help Your Case

What are Black Boxes? Black boxes are also known as event data recorders or electronic control modules. Most commercial trucks have black boxes. These black boxes record all of a driver’s actions. This information can be critical to a personal injury case. If you have been hurt in a truck…

The Truck Driver Shortage and Problems Supervising Drivers Often Help Cause Auto Accidents. Learn How a Truck Accident Attorney Can Help.

The Truck Driver Shortage and Problems Supervising Drivers Often Help Cause Auto Accidents

For years, the American Trucking Association (ATA) has been sounding an alarm: the trucking industry is desperately short on qualified drivers. If the labor force isn’t strong enough to support that transportation network, it could have a devastating impact on our economy. However, there’s another way that the shortage could…

Was the Truck Accident You were Involved in Caused by a Drowsy Driver? See How a Truck Accident Attorney Can Help.

Was the Truck Accident You were Involved in Caused by a Drowsy Driver See How a Truck Accident Attorney Can Help

Commercial Truck Accidents Becoming More Common  Every year, thousands of people are injured each year due to a commercial driver. There were over 4,213 fatal commercial truck accident accidents in 2016. Fatal commercial truck accidents have risen by 28 percent over the past seven years. Because the number of fatal…

Why is it so Difficult to Win a Lawsuit Against a Trucking Company? A Truck Accident Attorney Explains.

Why is it so Difficult to Win a Lawsuit Against a Trucking Company

You do your best to keep a safe distance from trucks when on the road. You also keep your vehicle visible to truck drivers you may be near as a safety precaution. This is not always enough to avoid an accident. Truck drivers who are inattentive, careless, or reckless are…