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Fiery Crash in Eagle Ford Shale Area Adds to The Death Toll of Oilfield Related Motor Vehicle Accidents

By |2018-03-28T06:39:02+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

The latest in a multitude of motor vehicle accidents linked to the increased traffic caused by Eagle Ford Shale oil boom includes the death of five oil field workers that died as a result of a fiery four-vehicle pile up on Thursday. Similarly, the streets of Kenedy Texas are no stranger to similar accidents. In fact, [...]

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Deadly Prison Bus Crash in West Texas Leaves 10 Dead

By |2018-03-28T06:36:41+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

On Wednesday a prison bus slid off of an icy highway in west Texas, sliding down an embankment and colliding with a freight train, leaving 10 passengers dead, including 8 inmates and 2 corrections officers. According to authorities, an icy overpass on Interstate 20, led to the bus sliding off of the highway just west of [...]

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The No. 1 Thing Accident Victims Do to RUIN Their Injury Cases

By |2018-03-28T06:31:00+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you may feel like the right thing to do is to “be strong,” or “tough it out” when it comes to your injuries. While this may be a natural response, don’t let this inclination cause to you not be honest about your pain and symptoms. In my experience, the [...]

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Woman Killed by 18 Wheeler Driven by Texas Inmate

By |2018-03-28T06:24:35+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

UPDATE - The family of Brandy Sherman, the woman killed in a crash involving an inmate, has started a petition against the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. They want to end the program that allows offenders to drive state owned vehicles on public roadways. "It is a privilege to drive, and you lose that privilege when [...]

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Anna Collision Adds Another Casualty to Growing List of Texas Trucking Accidents

By |2018-03-28T06:23:01+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Texas recently saw another addition to a growing number of truck wrecks in the state. One motorist was killed on the afternoon of February 16, when a cement truck crashed into a car in Anna. According to Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson Lonny Haschel, the crash occurred roughly around 1:30 p.m. on the eastbound lane [...]

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Out of Control Gravel Truck Causes Major Road Accident—Highlights Need for Truck Accident Attorney

By |2018-03-28T06:20:10+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

An out of control dump truck carrying gravel caused a multi-vehicle accident along an intersection in Austin, Texas. According to authorities, the crash, which involved 4 vehicles, occurred around 9. a.m.. Initial investigation points to the dump truck, owned by Franco’s Trucking Sand and Gravel, veering off the road and falling into the grassy area beneath [...]

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4 Steps to Ensure You Win Cases Involving Trucking Accidents

By |2018-03-28T06:17:43+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Truck accidents aren’t like any other road accident involving ordinary cars. When it comes to truck accidents, what you say, what you do and don’t do, as well as who you talk to will affect the outcome of your injury claim and the compensation you may be entitled to. This is precisely why the assistance of [...]

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Austin Lawyer: Gravel Truck Involved in Accident “Never Should Have Been on the Road”

By |2018-03-28T06:13:54+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

After a violent crash involving a dump truck carrying gravel in February, a lawyer for one of the victims filed a civil lawsuit seeking $1 million in damages and a jury trial for the treatment, pain, and trauma of Delaney Nelson, a 19-year-old student who was on her way to class when the truck hit her [...]

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Why Should You Hire a Truck Accident Attorney?

By |2018-03-28T06:07:39+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

When hiring a lawyer—regardless of what case you’re dealing with—experience and skill will always play a critical role in obtaining a favorable resolution. Practicing law will always be different from knowing the law, and an attorney who fulfils both requirements will always be the better choice This is even more important when looking for a San [...]

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Three Houston Teenagers Killed in Tragic Car Accident—Texting Believed to Be Factor in Crash

By |2018-03-28T06:03:58+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|

Three Texas teenagers returning from a spring break excursion were killed in a car crash on U.S. 77 near the City of Corpus Christi. Distracted driving from using a cellphone is believed to have been the cause of the accident. 19-year-old Brianna Robinson, her 17-year-old sister Jade Robinson, and 18-year-old Brittanie Johnson, died at the scene [...]

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