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Common Injuries From Truck/Big Rig Accidents

By Gilbert Adams |

Collisions involving semi-trailers, tractor-trailers, eighteen-wheelers, big rigs, and other large trucks are extremely dangerous. Accident victims are likely to suffer severe injuries because of the weight, speed and force involved. Below, we discuss some of the common injuries suffered by truck accident victims in Texas. If you or someone you love has been hurt… Read More »

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Common Types of Truck Accidents

By Gilbert Adams |

The transportation industry is a vital part of the U.S. economy. We need truck drivers to ferry our goods across the state, country and North America. Tractor-trailers, semi-trailers, eighteen-wheelers and other commercial trucks are a common sight on Texas roads, but they present an enormous risk to other motorists. When these trucks are operated… Read More »

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Your Car’s Event Recorder Following a Crash

By Gilbert Adams |

Vehicles on the road today come with all manner of bells and whistles. One little-known feature of most late-model vehicles can be extremely important to obtaining fair and reasonable compensation after a car crash, often referred to as an. event data recorder that can gather important data following a car crash. To learn about… Read More »

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Wide Right-Turns by Tractor-Trailers Often Cause Collisions Resulting in Serious Personal Injuries and Wrongful Death

By Gilbert Adams |

18-wheelers are massive, long and unwieldy vehicles. When tractor-trailer drivers make turns, they often lack adequate training that causes their turns to be operated in a dangerous manner. Often, they initially steer their vehicle in the opposite direction which sends the wrong signals to other motorists in the vicinity about the truck’s next direction… Read More »

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Why You Should Never Give a Recorded Statement Without Legal Advice

By Gilbert Adams |

If you’ve been in a car crash or another incident in which you were injured, insurance companies may try to reach out to you early on in an effort to obtain your statement that is recorded. You may need to file a claim with your own insurance company or the other driver’s insurance company…. Read More »

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What to Do Following an Auto Collision

By Gilbert Adams |

An auto collision and the injuries that result can be a scary and complicated process, especially if the collision involves multiple vehicles or a commercial vehicle. It is important to understand what you should do if you are involved in an auto collision. Here are some tips to keep in mind in order to… Read More »

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Third-Party Claims Arising From On-the-Job Injuries

By Gilbert Adams |

Unlike many states, Texas law does not require employers to carry workers’ compensation. If you are injured on the job and your employer does not have workers’ comp, you will likely need to present your claim to demonstrate their negligence just as you would any other personal injury defendant. If your employer does have… Read More »

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Left Turn Accidents in Texas: Who is at Fault?

By Gilbert Adams |

Sometimes, the circumstances leading up to car accidents are clear, e.g. a drunk driver ran through a red light, hitting drivers or pedestrians who were following the rules. In other cases, reconstructing the accident and appropriately apportioning fault can be more complex. With rear-end accidents, it’s typically the driver in the back who is… Read More »

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Reasons You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

By Gilbert Adams |

If you’ve been injured in a car collision, a fall, or in any other manner for which someone else may be liable, you’ve probably asked yourself: Should I hire a lawyer? Can I handle the case myself and save the cost of hiring an attorney? While you are legally allowed to represent yourself in… Read More »

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Interstate vs. Intrastate Trucking

By Gilbert Adams |

The two terms look and sound nearly identical: interstate trucking and intrastate trucking. However, they are different and the distinction matters. If you’ve been in an accident involving a commercial vehicle, the difference between whether the at-fault driver was engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce driving can be a vital factor in your personal… Read More »

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