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Top 5 Causes for 18 Wheeler Accidents
With their enormous size and limited maneuverability, it doesn’t take much for an 18-wheeler to lose control. From hazardous road conditions to various forms of driver error, there are numerous factors that can cause dangerous collisions – and entitle collision victims to seek just compensation. Our 18-wheeler accident attorney Israel Garcia and his personal… Read More »
Construction Worker Injuries due to Negligence in Texas
Construction sites are dangerous places. The work is very physical. Construction workers also are often required to use powerful machinery, climb to great heights or work on roadsides where traffic accidents may occur. Unfortunately, because of the inherent nature of the work, construction workers face a serious risk of injuries on the job. Allow… Read More »
Should I Agree to Give a Statement or Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company Adjuster
Insurance adjusters are doing the work of the insurance companies which employ them. Insurance companies maximize their profits by paying out as little as possible in settlements. Their goal is to get you to settle for as little as possible (when it is too soon to know the full extent of your injuries), and… Read More »
Who is at fault in a rear-end accident in texas?
1.) Who is at fault in a rear-end collision? In most rear-end motor vehicle accidents, the rear driver is at fault for the accident. However, the rear driver is not always at fault in a rear-end collision. The lead driver or another vehicle could be the cause of the rear-end accident. In Texas, determining… Read More »
The United States Has Suspended Commercial Truck Drivers Limits to Speed Coronavirus Shipments
U.S. highway-safety regulators are suspending rules that limit daily driving hours for commercial truck drivers moving emergency supplies response to the nationwide coronavirus outbreak. The Transportation Department’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the nationwide exemption Late Friday, following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency over the pandemic. While we understand the emergency… Read More »
Should I CALL 911 After a Car Accident?
In the U.S., you’re taught to call 911 in case of emergency, but not for minor incidents. For instance, if you are hurt in an accident and you, a family member, or friend can drive to the emergency room, then there may not be a need to call 911. However, there are many gray… Read More »
Important things to do immediately following a car or truck crash
Steps that many people don’t know to do: When safe to do so, check for injuries. Call 911/police. Request that police be sent to the scene. Report any pain/discomfort to police officer(s). Get medical help immediately (report urgent care needs to 911 operators). Identify witnesses (obtain name, number, address) (investigating officers rarely include this… Read More »
Warehouse Injuries Amidst the Chaos of Demand in a Nation-wide Pandemic
“Apart from the fact that frontline workers are at high risk of exposure to the virus, there is also incredible pressure on them to double their efforts in the workplace despite health hazards,” says Slominski. “Already, some store workers and medical staff are wondering if their added physical exertions might give rise to a… Read More »
MOST Dangerous Weather Hazard to Drive Through: Are You Taking Proper Precautions?
Driving in fog is considered to be the most dangerous weather hazard, especially if it is exceptionally dense fog or combined with other adverse weather conditions. Foggy conditions are the number one cause of large multi-car pile ups. However, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of a crash. Drivers… Read More »
Truckers Worry. Will They Ultimately Be the Carriers of the Coronavirus?
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is beginning to affect US trucking, but its impact isn’t necessarily what was expected. Truck drivers who haul consumer goods, especially healthcare and cleaning products, are lining up to pick up loads, and getting better rates, as US consumers purchase toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and other emergency supplies en… Read More »