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Dangers of Jackknifing Trucks

Published on Aug 27, 2018 at 10:52 pm in Truck Accidents.

Any contact with a large, semi or big rig truck can be a catastrophic, if not fatal, encounter. In 2016, heavy trucks accounted for 3% of all crashes in New Mexico, and 7.1% of fatal crashes. On average, a crash occurred every four hours. A semi-truck accident is no minor collision, however jackknifing is one […]

What is My Medical Malpractice Case Worth?

Published on Aug 27, 2018 at 10:50 pm in Medical Malpractice.

There are many factors that come into play when determining how much money a person will be rewarded for a medical malpractice claim. Without any details of a case, it is nearly impossible to even give a ballpark number. Personal injury attorneys and claim examiners work together, with very specific formulas, to calculate what they […]

Truck Rollover Accidents

Published on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:49 pm in Truck Accidents.

Whenever a car or truck is in a rollover accident, the outcome is often catastrophic. Especially with large, big-rig trucks and 18-wheelers, the sheer size of their vehicles is enough to cause a devastating result. There are a few main causes of rollover trucking accidents, outlined below. If you or a loved one are involved […]

What’s the Point of Suing for Wrongful Death?

Published on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:31 pm in Wrongful Death.

For many people, the thought of suing after a wrongful death case can be confusing. After they’ve already suffered the loss of a loved one, having one more thing to handle can seem overwhelming. While, in general, people believe that filing a wrongful death claim is only helpful for medical expenses, there is much more […]

Semi-Truck Collision Statistics

Published on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:29 pm in Truck Accidents.

On June 5, 2018 a semi-truck transporting milk in Clovis, New Mexico collided with an oncoming train. The semi-truck was overturned onto its side, and the driver was flown to nearby Lubbock Hospital quickly after the incident. The drivers’ wife expressed she couldn’t believe her husband was still alive after seeing the condition the truck […]

Can A Business File a Medical Malpractice Case?

Published on Jul 19, 2018 at 10:28 pm in Medical Malpractice.

When the Ebola crisis hit Texas in 2014, people feared for themselves and their families. Health was of top concern in the nation. It didn’t cross many people’s minds, if any, that they would also need to worry about their businesses or financial standing. However, after a nurse who treated the first U.S. Ebola patient […]

Texas Trucking Companies Avoid Claims

Published on Jul 7, 2018 at 10:12 pm in Truck Accidents.

Texas Trucking companies are notorious for avoiding claims and refusing to be held liable in cases. They are essentially a large business that doesn’t want to lose money, whether they are at fault or not. First and foremost, when dealing with trucking-related accidents, do not try to handle it on your own. Even if you […]

About the Federal Tort Claims Act

Published on Jun 28, 2018 at 10:25 pm in Truck Accidents.

The Federal Tort Claims Act was established as a federal statute in 1946. This act allows private parties, or citizens, to file lawsuits against the United States of America in a federal court. Prior the FTCA, government officials and employees were under what was called “sovereign immunity”, disallowing anyone from filing lawsuits against them. However, […]

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