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Amarillo Vehicle Accident Report: February 2019



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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What Causes Semi-Trucks To Jackknife?



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



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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