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Truck Accidents

Who Is Responsible for Cargo Falling Off a Semi-Truck?

Semi-trucks move millions of tons of cargo across America each year. Unfortunately, not every truck makes it safely to its destination. In 2018 alone, data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reported 4,862 fatal accidents and 112,000 injury accidents involving large trucks. Some of these trucking accidents involved cargo falling off the semi-truck….

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Truck Accidents

Is a Trucking Company Liable for Your Injuries?

Liability for an auto accident refers to legal and financial responsibility. If someone is liable for an accident, it means that person has a responsibility to pay for victims’ injuries and losses. If you get injured in a trucking accident in Texas, you will need to determine liability before you can recover financial compensation for…

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Truck Accidents

Common Types of Truck Accidents

A truck accident can be physically, emotionally and financially devastating. Before you can recover financial compensation for your injuries and property repairs, however, you or your San Antonio truck accident lawyer will need to determine the cause of the wreck. This is the only way to correctly identify the at-fault party. In many cases, the…

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Truck Accidents

What to Do If You Are Hit by a Commercial Truck

Getting into an accident with a commercial truck is a nightmare. These collisions are often catastrophic for the people in the smaller passenger vehicles. In the immediate aftermath of a truck accident, the last thing on your mind might be taking legal action against the at-fault party. It is important, however, to protect your legal…

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Truck Accidents

Why Do So Many Truck Accidents Happen at Night?

Most truck drivers are professionals who usually operate their rigs safely. In most cases, they cover hundreds of miles over many hours per day, and they do so safely. That said, however, over the years, have been a rather continual increase in the number of truck accidents on Texas roads and beyond. Why Truck Drivers…

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Truck Accidents, Vehicle Safety

Self-Driving Trucks Are Here, But People May Not be Ready

The promise of self-driving cars should seem like a dream come true for many drivers. After all, owning a self-driving car should sound like an incredible experience, making travel more convenient, reducing traffic and making a commute much more leisurely. In fact, the number of companies putting millions of dollars into the development of the…

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Auto Accidents, Automotive Defects, Truck Accidents, Vehicle Safety

Might COVID-19 Lead to More Truck Accidents?

We truly hope this isn’t a lasting legacy of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a decision by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FCMSA) to ease regulations on the trucking industry is potentially very troubling. As a way to get needed supplies to emergency departments at hospitals and urgent care clinics,…

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Truck Accidents

In San Antonio, 18-Wheelers Crash More Than You Think

When you drive on Texas roads, especially the highways, you are likely confronted with the potential threat of a crash with an 18-wheeler on a constant basis. Such nervousness when driving near such huge machines is understandable; given their size and weight differences, the potential for disaster if an 18-wheeler slams into a sedan is…

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Truck Accidents

Blind Spot Safety Tips for Texas Drivers

Blind spots are areas of the road a driver cannot see from inside the vehicle, usually to the right and left of the car. The driver is effectively blind in these areas and will be unable to see an approaching vehicle. Blind spots cause many traffic accidents in Texas, including sideswipes and lane-change accidents. They…

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Auto Accidents, Truck Accidents

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