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The trucking industry helps move our economy. In fact, trucks transport nearly 71 percent of all goods across the United States. While these trucks help us in many ways, they also increase the dangers on our roads. Large commercial trucks cause more than 148,000 injury accidents every year and more than 4,700 fatalities. These accidents occur in many different ways, but each can result in serious harm to everyone involved. Understanding the various types of…
Truck accidents are scary and traumatic. When an 80,000-pound fully loaded big rig gets into an accident with a 3,000-pound passenger car, the results are often devastating. Passenger vehicle occupants usually suffer serious and life-threatening injuries. Truck accidents are complex and often involve multiple negligent parties. That is why it is important to know what to do after a truck accident. The steps you take after a truck accident could have a significant impact on…
Texas is an “at-fault” insurance state when it comes to car accidents. This means that proving fault in an accident is important when filing a claim. Failing to prove the other party responsible for your car wreck injuries or damages can get your claim denied. There are many elements which all contribute to proving fault. One major element involves compiling and presenting all the relevant facts about the incident. A good source of this information…
Truck accidents are far more likely to cause catastrophic injuries or deaths than other types of accidents. Therefore, victims of truck accidents can suffer millions of dollars in damages. There are a couple of reasons why truck accidents are more destructive. The size and weight of commercial trucks ensure collisions cause more damage. When a commercial truck is fully loaded, it can weigh up to 80,000 pounds (40 tons). Truck trailers are also elevated. During…
Compared to an accident involving two passenger vehicles, a collision between a passenger vehicle and a truck can be catastrophic. A tractor-trailer, due to its size and structure, can inflict much more damage than a passenger vehicle. However, the good news is that the field of truck driving is highly regulated. As a result, there may be more evidence available when you are filing a truck accident claim. Evidence #1: Police Report You should always…
If you have spent any time on the road, you’ll know that semi-trucks are everywhere. The sheer size of these large trucks is intimidating, but reckless driving is downright scary. The damage that a semi-truck can cause is immense, and no one wants to be around for it. If you see a reckless semi-truck on the road, there are a few ways you can report an unsafe truck driver. Doing so may prevent an accident,…
If you have been injured in an accident, it can seem like your whole world is at a standstill. You may be suffering from unimaginable injuries and damages, and your future may be uncertain. During this difficult time, it is important to know that you are not alone. Working with an experienced lawyer can provide you with peace of mind, and secure your financial future after an accident. At David K. Wilson & Associates, Attorneys…
It is never a bad idea to contact an experienced car accident attorney after a car accident. At David K. Wilson & Associates, Attorneys at Law, our Sherman, TX personal injury lawyer offers a free initial case evaluation. This way you can examine your legal options. Fortunately, some car accidents may not require calling a lawyer. If you did not suffer any injuries, and the damage done to your vehicle is relatively minor, you…
In 2015, 3,852 people were killed in truck accidents across the United States, according to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. A fully-loaded big rig can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, while a typical passenger vehicle weighs about 3,000 pounds. Due to the sheer size and weight discrepancy between large commercial trucks and passenger cars, passenger car occupants sustain the majority of the injuries in a truck accident. Who Is at Fault After a…
In 2015, nearly 2.2 million motor vehicle occupants were injured in car accidents across the United States, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Car accidents can cause minor injuries, such as scrapes, burns, or fractures, or they can result in more serious and life-threatening injuries, such as brain or spinal cord injuries. As such, seeking medical attention after a car accident is one of the best ways you can protect…