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Who Is Liable for a Truck Accident With a Fatigued Driver?

Were You Hit by a Fatigued Driver? Our Amarillo Truck Accident Attorneys May Be Able to Help Texas is no stranger to long-haul truckers. According to RTS Financial, the trucking business is growing and is particularly prevalent in Texas. However, these massive vehicles can pose a great threat to our roadways, especially when truck drivers operate their vehicles while drowsy. Fatigued driving is extremely dangerous and can quickly lead to a serious or even fatal accident. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident due…
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Amarillo Vehicle Accident Report: July 2019

Vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of death in Texas, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. An accident can happen in the blink of an eye and lead to serious and life-changing injuries. In July alone, Amarillo saw a number of accidents on its busy roads.  Safety on the roadways is very important. For this reason, our Amarillo car accident lawyers at Tormey & McConnell have compiled a vehicle accident report to showcase the abundance of accidents in our city and promote safety behind…
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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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Why Do Big Truck Accidents Lead To Big Settlements?

Did Your Accident Involve a Big Truck? Contact a Truck Accident Attorney in Amarillo While 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 truck in June 2018,…
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What Are The Most Common Causes Of Trucking Accidents?

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…

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