Insurance Companies – the unseen hand at trial

Posted on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 9:35 pm    

Although the insurance company isn’t mentioned at trial, it’s often the unseen puppet master pulling the strings of the defense attorney.  It selects and pays for the defense attorney and approves of the experts and all their travel and expenses.  Most importantly the insurance company decides what amount (if any) to offer to resolve the […]

Largest Trucking Companies in the United States

Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 at 7:58 pm    

Trucking companies move most of the freight in the United States.   18-wheelers and semis or tractor trailers are particularly prevalent in the southwestern U.S., including  Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Colorado.  Several massive trucking companies dominate the freight trade and are commonly seen on interstates and highways.   The largest trucking […]

Accidents involving 18-wheelers or Semi’s on I-10, I-35 and I-45 in Texas

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 8:01 pm    

Texas has major highways crisscrossing the state including interstate 10 (I-10), interstate 35 (I-35), interstate 45 (I-45).   Tremendous amounts of traffic flow in and out of San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Houston along these interstates.   Tractor trailers, also known as 18-wheelers or semi’s dominate these roadways and have lead to serious crashes and […]

Fracking Boom Costs Lives on the Highways

Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 8:07 pm    

Trucking companies pushed to the limit in the search for profit. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/05/fracking-boom-road-traffic_n_5267328.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000044

Insurance in Civil Lawsuits

Posted on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 9:35 pm    

An insurance company is involved in almost every lawsuit filed, but juries don’t get know about it.   Hiding the insurance policies from juries is a Texas rule (one of our neighboring states not only tells juries about insurance, but actually allows injured parties to sue the defendant’s insurance company directly). The Texas rule’s intention […]
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