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Houston Personal Injury Attorney Steven Lee P.C., frequently posts important information regarding rights for injured construction, refinery, longshoremen, seamen and maritime workers, as well as car and truck accident victims. We represent clients throughout Texas in Jefferson County, Montgomery County, Matagorda County, Liberty County and Wharton County. Check this webpage regularly to read our latest blogs.


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3/8/2019
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New Truck Safety Legislation in Texas

Proposals before the state legislature in Texas may impact truck safety. Regardless of the outcome, truck accident victims are still entitled to compensation.

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1/15/2019
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How Truck Crash Settlements are Disbursed to Injury Victims

When a truck accident victim settles with an insurance company, his attorney distributes funds to repay debts, cover legal fees, and to compensate the victim.

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1/14/2019
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Resolving Truck Accident Cases Through Mediation

Many truck accident claims are settled through a process known as mediation. A neutral third party, or mediator, attempts to resolve the case without a trial.

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12/13/2018
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Comprehensive Legal Strategies Used in Truck Accident Cases

Truck collision cases can be complicated, and an attorney must carefully craft a legal strategy to help his injured client receive the compensation he deserves.

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12/11/2018
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Truck Accidents Due to Rapid Growth of Online Shopping

The dramatic increase in the popularity of online shopping has resulted in more delivery trucks on the road. These trucks sometimes cause serious accidents.

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11/12/2018
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Common Insurance Company Defenses in a Truck Accident Case

When a truck accident results in serious injuries, trucking company insurance carriers will do everything they can to avoid liability and minimize paid claims.

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10/11/2018
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Common Myths About Truck Accidents and Why the Truth Matters

When you're injured in a truck accident, friends and family often provide advice. This may lead to the spread of truck collision myths, causing confusion.

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10/9/2018
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Texas Truck Accident Injury and Fatality Statistics

Interesting trends are revealed in the latest Texas collision statistics. The state made significant progress in some areas, while losing ground in others.

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9/11/2018
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Rest Stops and Trucker Fatigue Collisions

A new study indicates that longer distances between rest stops leads to increased truck driver fatigue. Exhausted truckers are more likely to cause collisions.

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8/30/2018
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Getting a Second Opinion About aTruck Accident Case

Personal injury attorneys sometimes turn down litigation that isn’t a good fit for their law firms. However, another lawyer may be a perfect match for the case.

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8/29/2018
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How Prior Health Conditions Impact Truck Accident Recovery

Truck collision victims deserve compensation, even when their injuries aggravate pre-existing conditions. Insurance companies often use these to deny claims.

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7/30/2018
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Chest Pain Symptoms and Injuries Following a Truck Collision

Chest pain resulting from a vehicle accident may simply be a response to the stress caused by the collision, but it can also be symptomatic of severe injuries.

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6/28/2018
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Photographs to Take at a Truck Accident Scene

Photographs are critical pieces of truck wreck evidence, since they can illustrate the extent of damages. It’s important to know what type of photos to take.

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6/27/2018
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Typical Insurance Company Defenses in Truck Collision Cases

Trucking company insurance carriers often do everything they can to avoid liability after a collision, including arguing that the truck driver wasn’t at fault.

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6/22/2018
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Commercial Truck Inspections Required by Law

Routine inspections of commercial trucks are required by law. Failure to perform these vital checks can lead to serious collisions caused by mechanical failure.

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4/13/2018
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Truck Crash Psychological Injuries

Most people associate truck accidents with physical injuries and property damage, but these collisions can also lead to long-lasting psychological problems.

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4/11/2018
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Truck Collisions Resulting From Negligent Hiring Practices

Trucking companies don’t always properly screen, train, and monitor the drivers they hire. This failure may result in a serious accident and employer liability.

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3/28/2018
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Trucking Company Liability for Accidents Caused by Drivers

Truckers are under tremendous pressure to meet delivery schedules, and sometimes sacrifice safety to meet employer demands. These companies can be held liable.

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3/14/2018
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Actions to Avoid After Your Truck Accident

When you’ve been injured due to a truck accident, there are serious mistakes you should take care to avoid in order to protect your rights.

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2/27/2018
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Gas and Oil Extraction Growth Increases Truck Accidents

The recent boom in Texas oil extraction operations has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of accidents caused by large trucks and drilling equipment.

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2/27/2018
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Telltale Signs of Sleep Apnea

Truck drivers are at high risk of developing sleep apnea, and they may not even know they have the condition until their sleep deficit results in a collision.

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2/14/2018
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Commercial Truck Collisions Caused by Making Wide Turns

Commercial trucks can be challenging to maneuver, particularly when making a wide turn. If a truck driver isn’t careful enough, he may cause a serious accident.

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2/13/2018
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Truck Collisions Caused by Drugged Drivers

Commercial vehicle driving is challenging, requiring truckers to work long hours under desolate conditions. Sadly, sometimes truckers turn to drug use to cope.

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2/9/2018
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Collisions Caused by Drivers of Leased Commercial Trucks

When a driver of a leased truck causes a collision, determining liability can be difficult. The lease agreement and the Graves Amendment may impact liability.

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1/23/2018
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Fatal Collisions Caused by Intoxicated Truck Drivers

Collisions involving drunk drivers of large commercial trucks often cause fatalities. Survivors need professional legal representation to receive compensation.

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