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Why a Truck Crash Isn’t the Same as a Car Crash (and You Need a Different Lawyer)

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on October 15, 2019

If you are looking for an attorney after a serious truck crash, you should know handling car accidents is an entirely different legal skill set than handling truck accident cases. You need a lawyer with experience, and a history of success, getting settlements and awards for clients who have been hurt by trucking companies and their drivers.

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What’s in a Name? That Which We Call Trucks

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on October 1, 2019

The U.S. government classifies trucks according to their maximum operating weight, which includes the maximum load the truck can carry and the weight of the truck itself. The Department of Transportation (US DOT) assigns trucks a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and classifies them accordingly, ranging from Class 1 (the smallest) to Class 8 (the largest). One thing we know about trucks is the bigger they are, the harder they crash.

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“Death Highway” in Texas – What You Need to Know

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on August 26, 2019

Truck on Highway

US Route 285 has gained the name “Death Highway,” a reflection of the staggering number of fatal accidents that occur on this stretch of road. Route 285 once provided access to small farming communities. But with the discovery of oil and gas fields in the Permian Basin, it became a major thoroughfare for oil and gas trucks.

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Permian Basin 18-Wheeler Accident Statistics

By Texas Personal Injury Attorney on August 19, 2019

Arid Region in Permian Basin

The booming oil and gas production in the Permian Basin comes with a cost: a shocking increase in tractor-trailer accidents. The staggering rise in 18-wheeler crashes has led to U.S. Route 285 being nicknamed “Death Highway.”

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