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Important Timelines in Truck Accident Claims

By Israel Garcia |

The aftermath of a truck accident is an extremely stressful time. You will have many questions and concerns during this time. You might think that now is the time to focus on recovering from your physical and mental injuries, and that there will be lots of time to file a claim. However, after a… Read More »

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How are Truck Accidents Different from Other Crashes?

By Israel Garcia |

Any crash on the road can be a traumatic and difficult experience. However, if you have been injured in a truck accident, the situation is often much more serious. There are many reasons truck accidents differ from other types of crashes. Trucks are much larger and heavier than passenger vehicles, which results in injuries… Read More »

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Do Truck Accident Cases Result in Larger Settlements?

By Israel Garcia |

When people are involved in an accident, they can often file a claim for financial compensation. One of the first questions people have when filing a claim is what type of damages they can claim and what amount of money are they entitled to in light of their injuries. Car accident claims can result… Read More »

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Why are Jackknife Truck Accidents So Dangerous?

By Israel Garcia |

Of all the different types of tractor-trailer accidents that happen on the roads, those involving a jackknifed truck are some of the most dangerous. Drivers can easily lose control of the vehicle when a truck jackknifes and this can possibly lead to a multi-vehicle accident. Tractor-trailer jackknife accidents have many different causes including equipment… Read More »

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The Danger of the Texas Truck Driver Shortage

By Israel Garcia |

All states rely on commercial trucks to deliver the goods consumers use every day. Texas is no different. Currently, the entire country is facing a shortage of drivers to operate these large vehicles and again, Texas is as well. While it may seem as though the truck driver shortage only impacts the trucking industry,… Read More »

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Determining when a Manufacturer is Liable for a Truck Accident

By Israel Garcia |

Thousands of  big rigs, transport trucks, and 18-wheelers are on the roads in Texas every day. It is not surprising then, that many of them are involved in accidents. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Texas is consistently among the top states for truck accidents, along with California and Florida. If you… Read More »

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How Do Inexperienced Truck Drivers Cause Accidents?

By Israel Garcia |

Commercial trucks transport approximately 72.6 percent of the freight in the nation by weight. While these vehicles are extremely important to the economy, they also pose certain dangers to other motorists on the road. This is particularly true when the person driving the truck does not have the necessary experience to do so. So,… Read More »

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How Much is the Average Truck Settlement in Texas?

By Israel Garcia |

A truck accident will leave you with some of the most serious injuries and recovering from them could take many years. If another person’s negligent actions caused your crash, you can file a claim against them for damages. One of the first questions our San Antonio truck accident lawyer hears from accident victims is… 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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What Factors Complicate Truck Accident Claims?

By Israel Garcia |

The days, weeks, and months following any auto accident are extremely stressful and confusing. Filing a claim afterward to obtain fair compensation can also become complicated. Truck accidents involving 18-wheelers, though, are particularly complex. Below, our San Antonio truck accident lawyer outlines the factors that complicate these claims. Catastrophic Injuries  The damage caused by… Read More »

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