Truck Laws in New Mexico and Texas
Truck drivers are required to know the trucking laws of each state they plan to drive through. While they may very well know the laws of the state in which their trip originated, those laws may differ from their surrounding state’s laws. This is equally important for drivers and truck companies to know. For […]
Malpractice vs. Negligence
When we delve deeper into the world of medical malpractice, there is a significant difference in whether a case is actually medical malpractice or medical negligence. Malpractice occurs when a medical professional fails to follow through with their services based on the standards set out by a governing entity. Negligence is more so an act […]
Truck Companies and Technology
The amount of deaths and injuries incurred by trucking accidents each year is on the rise. Big-rig truck accidents are not fender benders by any means. Any vehicle or person that comes into contact with a large, 18-wheeler vehicle is in for a life-shaking event. Cargo trucks and trucks of similar size can weigh […]
Can Robots Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?
We live in an era of fast-moving technology. Every day scientists and doctors alike discover new ways of treating and diagnosing people. With our ever-growing scope of care, it’s only a matter of time before diagnoses and surgeries are left to machines. Artificial intelligence may seem like a daunting, present and suspicious new addition to […]
Seedy Trucking Companies
People often wonder why they should hire an attorney for their truck wreck accident. They claim that the trucking company ensures that they will take care of them without a lawsuit, offering up a pretty penny as bait. Unfortunately, many truck companies have ruined the reputation of all truck companies. They are known for being […]
Imprisonment Does Not Exclude Right to Medical Care
An ex-inmate’s family in Hartford, Connecticut filed a medical malpractice claim for $1.3 million after three years of their son being treated for psoriasis when he, in fact, had subcutaneous lymphoma. The Department of Corrections anticipates more lawsuits and medical malpractice cases to come their way. The care that has been received by their contracted […]
Dangers of Jackknifing Trucks
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?
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
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?
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 […]