Category: Truck Wrecks

Hanna Law Firm, Abilene

What to Do If You’re Hit by an Oil Tanker Truck

April 20, 2021 / Truck Wrecks

As Texans know, the state’s roadways are filled with oil tanker trucks. With so many on the road, frightening accidents with them are not uncommon. In fact, Texas leads the country when it comes to commercial large truck accidents that result in serious injuries and death. In a recent single year, 658 people were killed in cras

How Much Does a Semi-Truck Weigh?

December 24, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

When you are passing a massive big-rig on the road, do you ever wonder “just how much does a semi-truck weigh? Here are some answers:

  • A semi-tractor without a trailer can weigh up to 25,000 pounds.
  • A semi-truck with an empty trailer weighs around 35,000 pounds.
  • An 18-wheeler with a loaded trailer c

Can You Sue a Trucking Company After an Accident?

December 3, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

The answer to this question is often “yes.” You can sue a trucking company after an accident in some cases. Here are the reasons you may be able to sue, depending on your case:

  • Many truck drivers are employees of trucking companies. When drivers drive negligently and cause crashes, the companies they work for can be h

How Much Will a Truck Accident Lawsuit Cost Me?

June 3, 2020 / Truck Wrecks

If you have been hurt in a wreck with a commercial truck, you may be wondering, “How much will a truck accident lawsuit cost me?” Truck drivers have to obey the same traffic laws we all do, of course. But they and their employers are also required to follow state and federal rules specific to the industry. If they fail to do so,