Should I File a Police Report After An Accident Involving an 18-Wheeler?

2020-05-25T16:41:41+00:00, |

I think people need to file an accident report, whether it be with an 18-wheeler accident or a car accident. It is very important to establish that an accident happened and have the police officers, thoroughly investigate the accident. I am finding more and more people are not reporting car accidents and 18-wheeler accidents [...]

How Do You Prove The Commercial Trucking Company is Liable in Truck Accident?

2020-05-25T16:41:45+00:00, |

One of the biggest things is to show that the person who works for them is, in fact, actually working for them and not an independent contractor. If you can establish that they, were not properly trained or didn't get adequate rest or the vehicle was not properly maintained. These are all the types [...]

How is The Legal Process Different With Accidents Involving Big Rigs?

2020-05-25T16:41:51+00:00, |

The difference in the legal process is you are dealing usually with big companies that can have their own adjustors on a case, or they can have outside insurance adjusters. A lot of times these big companies monitor what is paid out on a claim because they have what's called the “self-insured retention” were [...]

What Are The Laws Governing Truck Accident Claims in Houston, Texas?

2020-05-25T16:41:55+00:00, |

The laws governing truck accident claims are very similar to people who are driving cars. The major differences are that in trucking accidents, it is very important to have a Houston truck accident lawyer who understands how to win these cases. Most companies are required to keep a log with the truck, which includes [...]

Claims Against Careless or Negligently-Trained Truck Drivers

2020-05-25T16:42:00+00:00, |

When truck drivers don't have the requisite training to safely maneuver their vehicle in dangerous conditions, they and their employers can become liable for injuries to victims of these major accidents. Truck drivers and trucking companies have a much higher standard of care that they are expected to follow than other drivers on the [...]

What Happens When an 18-Wheeler Jackknifes on The Highway?

2020-05-25T16:42:03+00:00, |

Tractor-trailer jackknife accidents are a common cause of large truck injury accidents. Jackknife accidents can happen when the powered front wheels of a large truck or 18-wheeler lock up, but the rear wheels of the trailer continue traveling forward toward the front of the truck. This can cause the truck driver to lose control [...]

Should I File a Police Report After An Accident Involving an 18-Wheeler?

2020-05-25T16:42:08+00:00, |

Yes. A police report should always be filed whether it involves an 18-wheeler accident, trucking accident or even an ordinary auto accident. It is very important to establish that an accident happened and have the police officers, thoroughly investigate the accident. It is a mistake to not report an 18-wheeler accident, trucking accident or [...]

How Do You Prove The Commercial Trucking Company is Liable in Truck Accident?

2020-05-25T16:42:11+00:00, |

Truck drivers and trucking companies have a much higher standard of care that they are expected to follow than other drivers on the road. Although the laws governing truck accident claims are very similar to people who are driving cars, there are many state and federal guidelines that they must follow. Truck drivers and [...]

How is The Legal Process Different With Accidents Involving Big Rigs?

2020-05-25T16:42:15+00:00, |

Truck drivers and trucking companies have a much higher standard of care that they are expected to follow than other drivers on the road. Although the laws governing truck accident claims are very similar to people who are driving cars, there are many state and federal guidelines that they must follow. Truck drivers and [...]

What Are The Laws Governing Truck Accident Claims in Houston, Texas?

2020-05-25T16:42:20+00:00, |

Truck drivers and trucking companies have a much higher standard of care that they are expected to follow than other drivers on the road. Although the laws governing truck accident claims are very similar to people who are driving cars, there are many state and federal guidelines that they must follow. Truck drivers and [...]

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