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March 13, 2019

Texas Trucker Files Lawsuit in Refinery Accident


What are the grounds for a personal injury lawsuit in a refinery accident?

In Texas and Louisiana, refineries play an integral role in the Gulf Coast economy, and these outfits are often drive by profits at the expense of worker safety. Avoidable accidents often occur when hazards and safety issues are overlooked. This appears to be the case in a refinery explosion at a Shreveport-based refinery in April 2015.

March 13, 2019

Cell Phone Use Involved In Texas Crash Leading To Jury Award


Can you be awarded damages if you were injured in an auto accident that involved call phone use?

Automobile accidents are one of the most common causes of injury and death in the United States. The use of cell phones has made driving much more dangerous activity than it once was.  It is estimated that drivers distracted by cell phones cause as many as one quarter of the country’s car crashes every year.

March 13, 2019

Ask a Car Accident Lawyer: Are Senior Drivers More Likely to Cause a Collision?


Being able to drive gives senior citizens autonomy and allows them to remain active longer in their communities. Retaining a valid Texas driver's license lets elderly citizens get to and from medical appointments, the grocery store, worship services and other activities. Driving not only keeps them from burdening friends or family members in order to get where they need to go, but it is an integral part of their identity — a competent, licensed driver.

But are older drivers more of a

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March 13, 2019

Crash Facts Involving Large Trucks — A Texas Truck Accident Lawyer is Your Ally


Statistics show that the majority of fatalities in 18-wheeler collisions occur to those driving or riding in passenger cars. The size and weight disparity between the two is simply too great for the outcome to be favorable for the smaller vehicle. A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 30 times as much as a 4-door sedan.

March 13, 2019

Injured by a big rig? Contact an East Texas Truck Accident Lawyer


If you have ever traveled on a Texas highway with 80,000 pounds of 18-wheeler bearing down on your bumper, you know that it can be quite intimidating to share the road with the big rig behemoths. Because commercial trucks need extra time to both speed up and slow down, it is imperative that they allow enough room between them and any passenger cars. When factoring in the blind spots inherent in the design of all 18-wheelers, motorists can find themselves at considerable risk from negligent truck drivers. 

The life you save may be your own

There are certain driving behaviors motorists can adopt to help give them an edge on highway safety. Taking these tips and suggestions into consideration when behind the wheel may help you avoid a deadly accident and injuries.

March 13, 2019

What to Look For When Hiring a Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer


If you (or a loved one) have been injured and need to hire a Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer, there are important things you should consider before making the final selection. After all, when these large vehicles collide with your passenger vehicle, extensive damage can happen--the type of damage that can not only destroy your vehicle but can also alter your life. While you will undoubtedly be presented with many options for a Personal Injury Lawyer, not all attorneys or law firms are created equal.
March 13, 2019

The Sooner You Consult With A Semi Truck Accident Attorney From Chandler, Mathis, & Zivley The Better

Making the mistake of not contacting a Semi truck accident attorney following the incident is a decision that often comes back to cost victims in these […]
March 13, 2019

Don’t Hesitate In Speaking To an 18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer for Legal Advice

Victims in automobile accidents don’t always get the justice they deserve but that can be the result of their failure to take action when it is […]
March 13, 2019

ANGELINA JURY AWARDS $2.7 MILLION TO 6-YEAR OLD BOY

By Christine S. Diamond – Lufkin Daily News An Angelina County jury on Thursday night awarded $2.7 million to the 6-year-old son of a man who […]