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Category Archives: 18 Wheeler Accident

TireBlowout

Why are Tire Blowouts on Trucks So Dangerous?

By Israel Garcia |

Anyone who has seen large transport trucks on the road knows that they have many more tires than passenger vehicles. After all, they are known as 18-wheelers for a reason. It is easy to make the assumption that these additional tires are actually a safety measure, in case an issue with another tire causes… Read More »

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Avoiding an 18-Wheeler Blind Spot Accident

By Israel Garcia |

The blind spots on an 18-wheeler truck are called ‘no-zones’ for a reason. They are so large and so dangerous that other motorists should try to avoid them at all times. Unfortunately, as motorists travel alongside commercial trucks on the highways and roads, it is not always possible to avoid these huge blind spots…. Read More »

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Common Mechanical Failures on 18-Wheelers

By Israel Garcia |

When people are involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler truck, they often assume that the truck driver is to blame. Some may even assume the trucking company is at fault. While truck drivers and the companies they work for are often liable parties in truck accident claims, other parties may be liable as… Read More »

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18-Wheelers and Hitch Failure Accidents

By Israel Garcia |

Vehicle hitches are very convenient. They make it possible for people to tow storage units, small trailers, and boats. Hitches on 18-wheelers and other commercial vehicles are even more important, as they allow a trailer full of cargo to be attached to the truck’s cabin. Many people do not give a second thought to… Read More »

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Five Common Violations of FMCSA Truck Driving Laws

By Israel Garcia |

Transport-trailers, 18-wheelers, and other large commercial vehicles are very important to the economy, as they transport the many products consumers use every day. Unfortunately, these vehicles are extremely large and heavy, which poses a significant danger to other motorists on the road. It is for this reason that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration… Read More »

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What Must You Prove in an 18-Wheeler Accident Claim?

By Israel Garcia |

As a tort state, you can hold negligent parties liable for paying compensation after an auto accident in Texas. This is true after a truck accident, as well. In order to be successful with your case, you must be able to prove certain elements of your claim. Below, our San Antonio 18-wheeler accident lawyer… Read More »

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How to Protect Your Rights After an 18-Wheeler Accident

By Israel Garcia |

Of all the different types of crashes on the road, those involving 18-wheelers are the most serious. After suffering severe injuries, your first priority may be on your physical recovery, but there are other concerns, as well. It is critical that you protect your rights to make sure you obtain the full and fair… Read More »

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How Long to File a Truck Accident Claim?

By Israel Garcia |

Texas has more truck accidents every year than any other state in the country. These accidents result in thousands of serious injuries and tragically, hundreds of deaths. If another negligent party, such as a truck driver or trucking company, caused your accident, you can file a claim against them. It is important to know,… Read More »

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Did Negligent Hiring Cause Your Truck Accident?

By Israel Garcia |

After a truck accident, many people are very quick to blame the truck driver. Although it is true that truck driver negligence is to blame for many crashes on the road, that is not always the case. Even when the truck driver did violate traffic law or other rules of the road, it is… Read More »

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Thinking About Accepting a Settlement After a Truck Accident? Four Things to Know First

By Israel Garcia |

A truck accident will throw your life into chaos. You will suddenly have to attend many doctor’s appointments, repair your vehicle, and deal with calls from the insurance company. At this time, it can be tempting to accept the first settlement the insurance company offers. While the first settlement offer is typically not the… Read More »

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