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COULD A TRUCKING COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR A NM TRUCKING ACCIDENT BY SETTING UNREALISTIC DELIVERY SCHEDULES?

Trucking Companies May be Liable for Forcing Truck Drivers to Drive Faster than the Speed Limit

The trucking business is the class "time is money" type of industry. The faster the a truck driver makes a delivery, the faster that the truck driver and trucking company make money. The more deliveries done, the more money made. This kind of mentality is dangerous because it promotes behavior from trucking companies and truck drivers which cut corners on safety. This could result in a New Mexico trucking accident. One of the most obvious ways this happens is due to speeding. While truck drivers are required under New Mexico law and FMCSA regulations to comply with the speed limit on the roadway that they are driving, trucking companies want to earn more money and force more deliveries in a shorter timespan.

BURN INJURIES FROM ALBUQUERQUE TRUCKING ACCIDENT

Understanding Burn Injuries From Our Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer

Burn injuries may not be the first thing you think of when you hear about a New Mexico trucking accident. But our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyer will tell you that burn injuries are some of the most painful, debilitating, and devastating injuries that a victim of an 18 wheeler could sustain. This is because burn injuries damage nerves and destroy tissue to a level that is unsalvageable. Burn injuries are also quite common in big rig crashes with semi tractor trailers, double trailers, 18 wheelers, and other box trucks.

NM TRUCKING ACCIDENT CAUSED BY ILL OR FATIGUED TRUCK DRIVER: WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS?

Albuquerque Auto Accident Lawyer Explains Liability When a NM Trucking Accident is Caused by an Ill or Fatigued Driver

Even in the best of circumstances and situations, a large commercial vehicle like a big rig, semi tractor trailer, 18 wheeler, double trailer, or other box truck is just downright dangerous. This includes when a truck driver is in his or her best health and condition. But when a truck driver is ill or fatigued, it makes these large commercial vehicles significantly more dangerous and deadly. When an individual is injured in a NM trucking accident due to an ill or fatigued truck driver, federal regulations under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will apply and help to establish liability. This is a powerful tool for a victim of an 18 wheeler wreck and can help recover compensation for serious personal injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one.

NEW MEXICO TRUCKING ACCIDENT CAUSED BY DISTRACTED DRIVING

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Distracted Truck Drivers and 18 Wheeler Wrecks

Distracted driving is now more dangerous than drunk driving, according to research. The primary cause of distracted driving is electronic device use, particularly cell phone use. No matter the reason, cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle is not acceptable. This is particularly true for truck drivers of large commercial vehicles like big rigs, 18 wheelers, semi tractor trailers, and other large box trucks. When a truck driver causes a New Mexico trucking accident due to distracted driving, it turns an already dangerous motor vehicle into an unguided missile. Results can be catastrophic and likely to lead to serious personal injuries or the wrongful death of innocent people.

COULD TRUCK DRIVER FATIGUE HAVE CAUSED THE FATAL LORDSBURG TRUCKING ACCIDENT ON I-10?

Could the Fatal Lordsburg Trucking Accident on I-10 Been Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue?

We have been following a fatal Lordsburg trucking accident on I-10 that has been reported by several news agencies. A semi tractor trailer truck driver crossed the centerline median and hit another semi tractor trailer head on, and then hit a pickup truck. The 18 wheelers engulfed in flames. Both semi tractor trailer drivers died, as did an adult occupant of the pickup truck. A few days after the Lordsburg trucking accident, the second adult occupant of the pickup truck passed away. The only survivor is a 13-year-old girl in the pickup truck who was listed in critical condition. There are no updates on the condition of the brave, young girl. There are also no updates as to the investigation of the cause of the crash.

FATAL LORDSBURG, NM TRUCKING ACCIDENT: CAN A 13 YEAR OLD COMMENCE A WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION?

Can a Minor Commence a Wrongful Death Action in New Mexico? Lordsburg Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Using the Recent Fatal Lordsburg, NM Trucking Accident on I-10 as an Example

Early last week there was a horrible and fatal Lordsburg, NM trucking accident on I-10 involving two semi tractor trailers and one pickup truck. Four people were killed, including both truck drivers and both adults in the pickup truck, according to news sources. A brave 13-year-old girl was the sole survivor of the fiery wreck, but was listed in critical condition and no update has been released. The Lordsburg trucking crash occurred when one semi tractor trailer crossed the centerline median and struck another semi tractor trailer head on. The big rig that crossed the centerline median also hit the pickup truck. Both trucks erupted into a fiery blaze. Three people died at the scene or immediately when brought to the hospital. Another died a few days later.

Lordsburg Trucking Accident Caused by a Centerline Violation

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains Centerline Violation in Fatal Lordsburg Trucking Accident

One week ago there was a horrific Lordsburg trucking accident caused by a centerline violation. The crash ultimately resulted in four fatalities and one 13-year-old girl suffering critical injuries. News outlets are reporting that a tractor trailer crossed the centerline for unknown reasons and collided head on with another tractor trailer. The truck also blocked the roadway and collided with a pickup truck carrying three people. The collision between the trucks also caused a large fire. Both truck drivers and both front-seat passengers in the pickup truck were killed. The crash occurred in Lordsburg, NM on I-10, which has been a common stretch of roadway for serious New Mexico trucking accidents and wrongful deaths.

Fourth Person Dies in Lordsburg, NM Trucking Accident on I-10

I-10 Trucking Accident in Lordsburg, NM Causes Fourth Death: New Mexico Trucking Accident Lawyer Explains

Sunday there was a horrific trucking accident involving two tractor trailers and pickup truck on I-10 near Lordsburg, New Mexico. The crash had killed three people, Jose Apodaca of El Paso, Susan Rojo of Sierra Vista, Arizona, and Sean White, of West Covina, California. News sources are reporting that a fourth person, Arnold Rojo, of Sierra Vista, Arizona, has also passed away due to his injuries. There was also a 13-year-old passenger who is in critical condition, but there is no update as to her status. Our New Mexico trucking accident lawyer and entire staff at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. express their deepest condolences to all families, friends, and first responders in this catastrophic crash.

Deadly Lordsburg, NM Trucking Accident on I-10

Important Information on the Fatal Lordsburg, NM Trucking Accident on I-10: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyer Shares Important Information

News outlets are reporting a fatal Lordsburg, NM trucking accident on I-10. This is a horrible trucking accident in Lordsburg involving two semi tractor trailers and a pickup truck. Three people were killed and two people were critically injured in this fiery trucking accident on Interstate 10 near Lordsburg. According to initial reports, an eastbound tractor trailer crossed the central median and collided head on with a westbound tractor trailer. The trailer from the eastbound vehicle hit a pickup truck also traveling westbound. As a result of the collision, both semi tractor trailers caught on fire. The drivers of both trucks were killed, and one passenger from the pickup truck was killed.

Broken Leg from a New Mexico Trucking Accident

New Mexico Trucking Accidents Causing a Broken Leg

A broken leg or fractured leg is a very painful injury. And it will be painful for a long time, because the healing and recovery can take months. Some catastrophic injuries could still cause pain for years after a broken leg. This is because the bones in your leg are very strong. The femur is considered the strongest bone in your body, and it takes a lot of force to break a femur. While this is possible in any type of auto accident, it is incredibly more likely in a New Mexico trucking accident given the sheer size and forces generated in an 18 wheeler crash.

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