Personal Injury Blog

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Brakes are a critical component of any vehicle. If they fail, serious or fatal truck accidents may occur. Now picture one of the largest and heaviest vehicles on the road – an 18-wheeler – and imagine that its brakes are defective or poorly maintained. The damage that this vehicle inflicts...

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When making purchases, consumers should feel comfortable that they won’t be harmed by the products they buy. One of the greatest benefits of the American civil justice system is that consumers can hold manufacturers liable for dangerous or defective products. This, in turn, helps prevent others from unnecessary harm. The...

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Accidents involving 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, and other large commercial vehicles can have devastating consequences for the people involved, often due to the relative size of the vehicles involved. Large trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. When a truck of this size collides with a passenger vehicle, serious injuries or...

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If your vehicle is being repossessed, you may face a difficult confrontation that leaves you with serious injuries and damaged or taken property. Most consumers rely on some form of lending for big purchases, such as automobiles, boats, RVs, and motorcycles. Most creditors make you sign contracts where you agree...

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There is a deadly problem on East Texas roadways, and too many drivers are doing very little to avoid it. The problem is the ever-increasing epidemic of distracted driving. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 1 in 5 deadly crashes on Texas roads are caused by distracted driving....

Posted on | Categories: Truck Accidents

For any driver who has shared the road with a big rig or another large commercial truck, the sheer size and weight of these vehicles are staggering. When the unthinkable happens and an 18-wheeler collides with a passenger vehicle, serious injuries and severe property damage are likely to occur. In...

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Trucking companies put large, powerful and potentially dangerous vehicles on the roads every day. The companies owe a duty to everyone who shares the road with these massive commercial vehicles, including other motorists in passenger cars, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians. The trucking companies must take reasonable steps to ensure that...

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In an effort to help our neighbors who have been displaced from their homes due to Hurricane Harvey, Sloan Firm is donating more than 800 bottles of water. Donations will continue to be accepted at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church’s Family Center in Longview. Our thoughts and prayers remain with all...

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The Local MUDRUN On August 19th, we will be participating in the local MUDRUN. At this event, we will be passing out water, we will have a tent with attorneys working, and we will also be having our attorneys participating in the run! For more information, check out our Facebook...