Category Archives: Truck Accidents

Cases involving truck accidents in Lufkin and throughout the state of Texas can be reviewed by our personal injury attorneys.

Federal Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Reduce Truck Underride Accidents

Several weeks ago, US Senators Marco Rubio and Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the Stop Underrides Act of 2017. Representatives Steve Cohen and Mark DeSaulnier introduced mirrored the legislation by introducing a bill in US House of Representatives on the same day. The Stop Underrides Act of 2017 seeks to prevent a type of truck accident that occurs when smaller vehicles run…
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New ELD Rule for Commercial Trucks Goes into Effect

A debate is ongoing over the recent mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs) on large commercial trucks. On December 18th, many commercial trucks were required to start using ELDs, devices that automatically record driving data from the engine. Some carriers have used ELDs for years, but now they are mandatory for a majority of commercial trucks. The rule was created…
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What Types of Evidence Could Be Used in a Truck Accident Case?

Truck accidents may be caused by one or more factors. Commercial trucking companies may hire unqualified drivers. In other cases, drivers were impaired or exceeded their hours of service limits. Therefore, an attorney could have multiple sources of evidence to pursue while litigating a truck accident claim. During a truck accident case, an attorney may pursue multiple types of evidence…
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