Truck Accident Evidence

The Significance Of Evidence In Truck Accident Claims  With more trucks on Louisiana and Texas roads and highways than ever before, the possibility of truck accidents resulting in fatal and catastrophic injuries is all too real.  Truck accidents are devastation unfolding on highways, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.  The aftermath of a […]

Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial Truck Accident

Types Of Commercial Truck Accidents Texas and Louisiana have specific traffic laws regarding the operation of commercial trucks on their public roadways.  Commercial trucks in Texas and Louisiana must comply with all vehicle size, weight, and load regulations before operation. Truck drivers must also obey all laws, including age requirements, health certifications, and insurance.  However, […]

Truck Accident in Louisiana

Truck Accident in Louisiana

Injured In a Truck Accident in Louisiana? The Benefits of Hiring a Louisiana Truck Accident Lawyer  Truck drivers are responsible for transporting seventy percent of the United States freight. Most US communities depend on trucks for their medicine, food, raw materials, and other essentials. When accidents in Louisiana involve a truck, the risk of catastrophic […]

How Truck Accident and Car Accident Claims Differ

Injury claims involving common passenger vehicles are handled much differently than those involving large trucks such as 18-wheelers and semis. From understanding laws governing drivers and their responsibilities, to producing the necessary documentation to pursue compensation, there is much to be gained by retaining an experienced truck accident lawyer. Trucking accident cases are often more […]

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

In the aftermath of a truck accident, you may find yourself burdened with injuries, medical bills, lost time from work, and, in the tragic case of the loss of a loved one, funeral costs. If the insurance company is dragging its heels or pressuring you to accept a lowball offer, you may also be considering […]

How Long Do Truck Drivers Stay on the Road Without a Break?

Truck drivers move products all over the country. Long-haul trucks often drive all night to get the cargo where it needs to go. But if truckers stay on the road too long without a break, the consequences can be disastrous.  Big rigs and tractor-trailers are known to cause some of the most dangerous accidents on […]

What Are the No Zones of a Truck?

Trucks, tractor-trailers, semis, and buses can be more dangerous to each other and to other vehicles than cars can. Why? Because they have “no zones.” No zones are the blind spots where even the most attentive truck driver cannot see other vehicles. As a result, the drivers have no idea that another vehicle is there. […]

Five Tips for Driving in Gusty Winds

Most drivers are well aware of the hazards posed by inclement weather conditions such as heavy rains, snow, and ice. But what about gusty winds? Winds of even 30 to 45 mph can make driving significantly more dangerous. First, they can actually blow your car off course. Second, they can blow other vehicles, including big […]

What Are Truck Underride Crashes, and What Can Be Done About Them?

So far this year, there have been reports of at least 25 truck underride accidents in 20 different states. These gruesome collisions have claimed the lives of 20 people and seriously injured scores more. Every year, hundreds of people are killed in underride crashes, when a passenger vehicle slides under the back or side of […]

Why 18 Wheelers Crash: Common Causes and Statistics

The size of semi trucks or 18-wheelers makes them dangerous on the road, especially for smaller passenger cars. A collision with an 18-wheeler can wreck a car or send it spinning into traffic. In some cases, passenger cars can get crushed under the carriage. In the most recent year for which statistics are available, 4,213 […]