Corporate Liability: When Employees Cause Traffic Accidents
May 15, 2017
When employees use company cars or trucks and then get into traffic accidents, what’s the corporate liability in that situation? In other words, is the employer liable, as well as the driver? If you’ve been in an accident with someone driving an employer’s car, that’s the question you want answered – who’s liable when an employee causes a vehicular accident while they’re working? The answer:...
The Surprising Cause of Truck Driver Accidents
May 14, 2017
As a truck accident law firm, we see a lot of cases involving commercial trucks and cars. Large truck accidents are incredibly dangerous and for many, can cause more long term problems than an accident between two similar sized cars. Truck drivers have to become licensed in order to drive across the state or across the country because the size of the trucks and trailers...
Six Great Tips for Motorcycle Safety on Texas Roads
May 13, 2017
Motorcycle drivers need more help in the state of Texas than in any other state. The Federal Highway Administration showed that there are 675,580 total lane miles in the state of Texas. That’s nearly twice as big as California, the state with the second-most total lane miles at 394,608, and almost as much as both California and Illinois (the second and third states) combined (just...
Debunking 5 Common Car Accident Myths
May 12, 2017
For the past several decades, we have all seen enough movies and TV shows to think we know how things work with a car accident, from the initial actions to the judicial proceedings when someone is eventually sued and taken to court. Hiring a Dallas auto accident lawyer is your best step toward knowing what is fact or fiction. Popular culture has actually skewed reality...
Three Ways to Avoid Parking Lot Accidents
May 11, 2017
Parking lots might be where you’re used to driving the slowest in your car, but you might be interested to find out that nearly 20 percent of all accidents happen in parking lots. If one in five accidents happen in a parking lot, then there’s much more going on there than just some slow driving. People driving around in parking lots are distracted, thinking about...
Should I Talk to an Attorney or Insurance Adjuster After a Truck Accident?
May 11, 2017
Getting into an accident of any kind can be a traumatic and frightening experience. We are shaken up and it’s tough to think clearly about next steps. For instance, we wonder, Should I talk to an attorney first, or should I call my insurance company?” Whether you were at fault or you were the victim of someone else’s negligent driving, you should call a truck...