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What do you do after a semi-truck crash in Texas?

San Antonio attorneys explain what to do if you're injured in a truck accident Dealing with a serious truck accident caused by a commercial truck driver in Texas can be overwhelming. Worst of all, accidents involving tractor-trailers, tanker trucks, and other large commercial vehicles are very common in the Lone Star State. Texas routinely has...

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Semi-truck rollover in San Antonio injures 3

A rollover accident involving a convenience store and a semi-truck carrying hot asphalt recently sent three people to the hospital with injuries. In June 2021, a big rig exiting from I-35 southbound at the O'Connor intersection in San Antonio failed to brake and crashed into a Circle K, according to a report by KSAT.com. The...

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San Antonio trucker gets probation for causing fatal crash

Every month, thousands of trucking accidents happen in Texas that cause dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. Crash data reveals that many of these "accidents" are due to truck driver negligence and are completely preventable, demonstrating yet again how the reckless actions of an irresponsible trucker can have a devastating impact on others. A...

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FMCSA: Rear impact guards should be inspected annually

You might think an important piece of safety equipment that is required on tractor-trailers would be subject to inspection. Well, you would be wrong. Fortunately, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is working to change the unusual oversight. Here's what you need to know. Rear impact guards are important, but not inspected Did you ever...

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TX truckers get temporary relief from HOS regs

Truckers, a key to the economy of Texas, also are playing the role of heroes these days. The federal government has waived certain regulations so truckers can more easily deliver much-needed supplies after a mid-February winter storm crippled much of the state. That action comes with risk, however. The upside: Truckers to the rescue The...

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How did your truck accident happen?

Our San Antonio attorneys discuss the most common types of truck accidents Crashes involving large commercial trucks are often far more devastating than car accidents. Additionally, they are far more complex. Trucking companies usually have a team of adjusters and investigators that they can deploy to the crash scene within hours. They may also try...

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What is a contingency fee and how does it work?

When you're hurt in a car wreck, you're potentially looking at a dire financial situation. You may have medical bills piling up. You might not be able to work or need help with household services. On top of that, you need to repair or replace your car. The insurance company is giving you the runaround...

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What makes 18-wheelers so dangerous?

We understand big wrecks and big cases They're an everyday sight on roads throughout the San Antonio area: 18-wheelers and other heavy commercial trucks. Everyone knows to drive carefully around them, and every driver's worst fear is a wreck involving one. What makes 18-wheelers so dangerous? The short answer is "they're really big." That sheer...

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Who pays for my medical bills after a truck accident?

If you were involved in a truck accident, you may be wondering who is responsible for paying for your medical expenses and other damages. The short answer is the insurance company representing the trucking company. Unfortunately, getting compensated isn't as simple as this sounds. Dealing with trucking companies and insurance adjusters First, it's critical that...

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