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Hazards That Cause Falling Cargo

By Israel Garcia |

Many people cannot fathom that cargo would ever fall off a tractor-trailer. After all, these commercial trucks, and the people who drive them, have a legal obligation to get their cargo to its destination safely and to secure it properly. Additionally, cargo is usually secured in the back of a truck, with doors that… Read More »

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Common Injuries Caused By Falling Cargo

By Israel Garcia |

Many people are nervous driving around big trucks on San Antonio’s roads and highways. It is easy to understand why. Tractor-trailers are immense, and they weigh thousands more times than a passenger vehicle. Unfortunately, 18-wheelers and other types of commercial trucks do not always have to collide into another vehicle or object to cause… Read More »

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Preventing Falling Cargo Accidents

By Israel Garcia |

When a truck’s cargo is properly secured, it will move with the truck as the vehicle moves. Most people pass many trucks on the roads and highways, sometimes a dozen a day, and take for granted that the cargo it is carrying will stay put. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and there are… Read More »

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Can Truck Drivers File A Claim For Improperly Secured Cargo?

By Israel Garcia |

When people think of truck accidents, they often first think of negligent truck drivers. It is true that any time a truck driver speeds, texts while driving, or otherwise acts carelessly, they can cause a crash that results in catastrophic injuries. However, it is not always only truckers who cause these serious crashes. Sometimes,… Read More »

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Who Is At Fault when Two Truckers Are Involved In A Crash?

By Israel Garcia |

When people think of truck accidents, they often first imagine a commercial truck, such as a transport, crashing into a smaller vehicle, such as a passenger car. These types of collisions are very common, and can cause serious injury. Another type of truck accident that results in equally serious injuries are those that involve… Read More »

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How Does Falling Truck Cargo Cause Accidents?

By Israel Garcia |

Shifting, falling, and spilling cargo causes approximately 3,000 truck accidents every year in the United States. Although these types of crashes do not rank as some of the most collisions involving trucks, as they make up fewer than one percent of all truck accidents, they can still be deadly. Improperly loaded or secured cargo… Read More »

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TLC Grad Gets Over $2.5 Million Verdict In Bexar County, Texas On ‘Minor Impact Soft Tissue’ Injury Case

By Israel Garcia |

“I used the methods I learned at Trial Lawyers College and from Psychodrama training workshops to show the jury at a true, deep emotional level what my client had in his life before the crash and what was taken away from him; how the crash happened; and the cover-up scene after they pulled over… Read More »

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What To Do After A Serious Truck Accident In San Antonio

By Israel Garcia |

Being involved in an accident with a commercial truck will leave you with catastrophic injuries. Broken bones, paralysis, and crushing injuries are just a few of these. As you try to understand and recover from your injuries, you may feel frustrated, confused, and angry. These feelings are natural, but the steps you take now… Read More »

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Injured In A Truck Accident? Here Are Four Reasons You Need A Lawyer

By Israel Garcia |

Truck accidents in San Antonio are very serious. Federal law allows for trucks to weigh up to 80,000 when they are fully loaded, and up to 40,000 pounds when they are not. Considering that the average passenger vehicle is only 4,000 pounds, it is easy to see how a crash will result in catastrophic… Read More »

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Who Is At Fault After An Accident With A Commercial Truck?

By Israel Garcia |

Accidents involving commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers vastly differ from car accidents in many ways. One of these ways is that it is much harder to determine who was liable for a crash. Unlike after a car accident, when the liable party is usually at the scene, this is not always the case after… Read More »

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