Tractor trailer accidents are some of the most deadly collisions on our nation’s highways, causing many fatalities every year. When a fatality occurs in semi truck accidents, the families of those victims are often entitled to file a wrongful death claim against the parties responsible. This type of claim must be […]
Some of the most common reasons for semi truck wrecks are mechanical trouble, brake failure, and tire blowouts. Defective tires, or tires that are misused until they fail, are responsible for a significant number of accidents. Safety organizations and
Accidents involving semi trucks are different than most other traffic accidents. This is because tractor trailer wrecks present a number of specific legal issues that must be considered. Unlike most auto accidents, which generally occur between privately owned passenger vehicles,
One common cause of big rig crashes is another vehicle driving in the blind spot of a truck driver. Aptly named, blind spots leave drivers essentially “blinded” to having another vehicle next to them. Of course, this makes the safe operation of an 18-wheeler even more […]
When interpreting injury law in Texas, tort law must always be taken into consideration. Tort law – and the determination of fault – applies to trucking accidents and many other types of injury accidents. In some instances, this law may limit the amount of compensation to which […]
Crashes involving tractor-trailer rigs and passenger cars can be deadly, and unfortunately happen more than anyone cares to think about. Preventing such incidents involves skilled driving by those who drive big rigs as well as the careful attention of other drivers on the roads.