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Common Mistakes Drivers Make After Car Accidents

April 17th, 2019|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amarillo Car Accident Attorneys Can Help You Navigate the Legal SystemNumerous people have made costly mistakes after a car accident that caused them to receive little or no compensation. In some cases, victims are unaware of how each decision they make can impact their claim. However, you don’t have to make similar errors.  Seeking compensation for injuries and property damage has its difficulties and the legal system is not always simple to comprehend without legal guidance.   If you or a loved one were involved in an automobile accident and

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Amarillo Vehicle Accident Report: February 2019

March 27th, 2019|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

At Tormey & McConnell, we are passionate about serving our community. For this reason, we have put together a vehicle accident report that reviews some of the crashes that occurred in Amarillo throughout the month of February.Our team hopes that this report will bring awareness to the community about the devastating effects of car accidents. Furthermore, we hope to encourage drivers to implement safety when they are behind the wheel.If you or a loved one sustained injuries that were directly caused by the negligent actions of another driver,

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Amarillo Vehicle Accident Report: January 2019

March 1st, 2019|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amarillo experienced many automobile accidents in the month of January. At Tormey & McConnell, P.C., we believe in bringing awareness to our community about previous automobile accidents that have transpired. If residents are informed about local collisions, it may encourage motorists to use additional caution when operating their vehicles.  If you or a loved one sustained injuries and property damage caused by the careless actions of another driver, our Amarillo car accident lawyers can advise you on your claim. In order to conclude whether or not you are eligible

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Amarillo’s Most Dangerous Roads And Intersections For Auto Drivers

January 16th, 2019|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Allow Our Amarillo Car Accident Lawyers To Go To Bat For You Texas, the second largest state in the country, is home to almost 30 million people. This population density makes the roads and intersections busy for both residents and tourists.If you or a loved one have been injured in a car wreck, our Amarillo car accident lawyers are ready to help you through the legal process. At Tormey & McConnell, we believe injured victims should receive the compensation they deserve.Accident Statistics In TexasThe Texas Department of Transportation

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What Causes Semi-Trucks To Jackknife?

December 12th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Injured In A Wreck? Call A Texas Truck Accident Lawyer TodayTruck accidents happen for multiple reasons and, oftentimes, have catastrophic results due to their immense weight and size.“Jackknifing” is a common cause of truck collisions. Jackknifing happens when the trailer and cab of a truck both fold into a 90-degree angle. This type of truck collision gets its name from the blade and protective handle of a pocket knife that form an acute angle, similar to the truck and its cab.In October 2018, a minivan in Texas crashed

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Largest Truck Accident Settlement In U.S. History Awarded By Texas Jury

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Truck Accident Lawyers Building Strong Cases For Injured VictimsThe largest truck settlement in U.S. history, worth $101 million, was awarded in a Texas courtroom in July 2018. A driver for FTS International, an oil company that carries sand and other materials necessary to frack a well, collided with a driver in a full-size pickup in 2013.The driver of the full-size vehicle survived the crash, but underwent back surgery and had to receive chiropractic care amongst other medical treatments as a result of the accident.Although FTS has strict policies

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How To Calculate Your Personal Injury Settlement

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Speak with a Personal Injury Lawyer in Amarillo to Calculate Your Injury CaseIf you have suffered an injury due to the negligent acts of another person, you could receive compensation for your injuries. Whether the injury was caused by professional malpractice, a slip and fall, or traffic collisions, you should not suffer without being compensated for the pain you’ve experienced. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “There were 146,571 unintentional injury deaths and 30.8 million emergency department visits for unintentional injuries.” If you or

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Why Do Big Truck Accidents Lead To Big Settlements?

November 21st, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Author: Jay Kennamer, Esq., Chattanooga, Tennessee Did Your Accident Involve a Big Truck? Contact a Truck Accident Attorney in AmarilloWhile accidents involving motor vehicles are more frequent, semi-trucks and vehicles can also collide causing dangerous accidents. Due to the size and weight of these large trucks, the results of these accidents tend to be more devastating than regular car accidents. Since accidents involving trucks cause greater injuries and damages, they usually have much higher settlement amounts.An article by CBS Local channel in Texas shared a casualty regarding a

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What Are The Most Common Causes Of Trucking Accidents?

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Truck Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amarillo Truck Accident Lawyers Who Represent Victims Injured in 18-Wheeler Accidents“Did you know that trucks move about 71% of the nation’s freight?” according to the American Trucking Association. Trucks are essential to our economy because they are able to deliver heavy loads of materials across the United States.Although trucks play an important role in our economy, they can also be dangerous to other drivers on the roadways.If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, our Amarillo truck accident lawyers at Tormey & McConnell

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When Do You Need A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?

August 15th, 2018|Categories: Motorcycle Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Author: Mitchell Williams, Esq., Harris & GravesWhen you get injured in an accident with another vehicle, you may think the process of getting compensated for your injuries is simple, especially when the insurance company offers you a settlement right up front. Accepting this initial offer, however, can be a critical mistake that can cost you everything.Many people wonder after they get hurt whether they need a lawyer to pursue their case at all. In most cases, it’s a good idea to at least speak with an attorney. Getting

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Do I Need To File A Police Report After A Car Accident?

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Car Accidents|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By: Mitch Grissim, Mitch Grissim & AssociatesAfter you’re in a car accident, you’re confused, scared, and you feel angry and betrayed. It can be very hard to keep your head about you and figure out what to do next. You know that you deserve to be compensated and you know the other driver should be held accountable. Your first thought is to call the police, but then you wonder if that will do any good.In truth, while you don’t necessarily need a police report after an accident, it’s

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How Long Do I Have To File My Amarillo Personal Injury Lawsuit?

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In the wake of an accident that leaves you injured, your primary focus is recovery. Getting back into working order is our primary instinct, leading many people to put off filing a personal injury lawsuit to collect compensation for the ordeal. You need to be careful when waiting, however, as Texas has a statute of limitations for civil suits that you can’t afford to miss.When you miss the deadline for filing a personal injury lawsuit in Amarillo, Texas, you’re essentially out of luck. The court isn’t going to