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Truck drivers risk accidents during bad holiday weather.

Commercial Truck Accidents During the Holidays: What You Need to Know

Bad weather during the holiday season can cause serious accidents as commercial truck drivers race to their delivery destinations. With 36% more vehicles on America’s roads during the holidays, drivers should beware, as commercial trucks are more likely to be involved in accidents during this time of year.  As we’re already in the midst of the holiday shopping frenzy, it is important to understand the dangers of being on the road alongside 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, big rigs, and other commercial

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When Can You Sue the Trucking Company After a Truck Accident in Texas?

Most truck drivers in Texas work for a trucking company, which is why it makes sense to wonder, “Should you sue the trucking company or the truck driver after an accident?” In many cases, you can recover damages from both the trucker and their employer, but doing so may require legal assistance from an experienced truck accident attorney in Texas. Suing a trucking company can significantly maximize the value of your personal injury claim after a truck accident because trucking

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