Category: Truck Wrecks

Hanna Law Firm, Abilene

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,