Month: February 2017

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  • February
    28 2017

    Should Commercial Trucks Be Equipped with Cameras?

    Proving liability is often a major battle in trucking litigation cases.  Put simply, insurance companies for trucking companies will do whatever they can to avoid full compensation to the victims of horrific wrecks even when the facts are obvious as to the liability of the trucking company and driver.  However, a video of the wreck […]

  • February
    27 2017

    DOES UBER PROVIDE INSURANCE FOR CAR ACCIDENTS?

    Uber has increased in popularity as a taxi-cab alternative.  Questions regarding regulation and insurance arrive. So, what happens if your Uber is involved in a car accident or if you are hit by an Uber?  Will Uber cover your injuries or the damage to your car? The simple answer is yes, but the coverage can […]

  • February
    23 2017

    Does Texas Have Truck-Only Lanes?

    Truck-only lanes are highway lanes designated solely for the use of trucks in order to separate trucks from other traffic to improve safety and traffic flow.  Very few states have truck-only lanes.  Southern California has two truck-only lanes, North- and southbound I-5 in Los Angeles County and Southbound I-5 in Kern County.  Additionally, Georgia has […]

  • February
    20 2017

    The States with the Highest Rate of Trucking Fatalities

    The Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) collects data on fatal traffic crashes within the United States.  FARS only includes data of crashes involving a motor vehicle traveling on a public highway which results in the death of an occupant within 30 days of the crash. FARS obtains data from police reports, state […]

  • February
    20 2017

    Proving Causation in a Personal Injury Case

    Personal injury in the legal context is an injury caused to a person’s body, mind, or emotions.  Personal injuries can occur in a vast number of ways and/or circumstances from a slip and fall to chemical exposure and product liability, which make this area of law extremely complex.  The main legal theory of personal injury […]