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Semi-Truck Accidents and Injuries Are Becoming Increasingly Common in the U.S.

By Samuel Kane |

Semi-truck accidents are some of the scariest crashes on our roadways, and for good reason. The size and weight of a semi-truck colliding with a much smaller passenger vehicle can cause serious injuries and are often fatal. At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., our Las Cruces truck accident lawyers know that… Read More »

Expanded Truck Driver Hours Can Lead to Serious Accidents in New Mexico

By Samuel Kane |

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded their hours of service guidelines to allow truck drivers carrying response resources for the COVID-19 pandemic — including fuel, healthcare supplies, food, cleaning, and safety resources — to operate beyond the standard hours of service to ensure the increased demands for delivery of these goods are… Read More »

New Mexico Truck Accident Attorneys for Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis Victims

By Samuel Kane |

A traumatic spinal cord injury stems from a sudden blow that compresses, crushes, dislocates, or fractures one or more of the vertebrae and causes damage to any part of the spinal cord or its nerves, which can lead to paralysis. According to the Centers for Disease Control, motor vehicle accidents, including those involving semi-trucks,… Read More »

The Importance of Obtaining a Police Report after a New Mexico Truck Accident

By Samuel Kane |

Because of the size and weight of a semi-truck, any accident involving oversized big rigs colliding with much smaller passenger vehicles can lead to serious property damage and even more severe injuries. Next is the incredible confusion regarding who is responsible: The truck driver, the trucking company, the truck manufacturer, or another third party…. Read More »

New Mexico Truck Accident Lawyer for Wrecks Caused by Distracted Driving

By Samuel Kane |

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 4,800 people were killed in crashes involving large trucks last year; 72% of those fatalities were occupants of the other vehicles. At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., our truck accident attorneys in Las Cruces, New Mexico understand it is no secret that… Read More »

How to Avoid New Mexico Big Rig Trucking Accidents

By Samuel Kane |

At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., our Las Cruces truck accident attorneys know that most truck drivers operate their large semi-trucks in a professional, legal, and responsible manner — and we appreciate them safely transporting goods throughout New Mexico and the rest of the country. We realize being a truck driver… Read More »

There Is Nothing Ordinary About Las Cruces Truck Accidents or Their Injuries

By Samuel Kane |

At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane, P.A., our Las Cruces, New Mexico truck accident attorneys often describe the details of devasting semi-crashes and their injuries using the word “common.” Like most attorneys, we use the word common to explain our experience in understanding the common causes of truck accidents — thereby knowing… Read More »

Is it Illegal for Truck Drivers to Text from Behind the Wheel in New Mexico?

By Samuel Kane |

Several years ago, our New Mexico Legislators enacted a law making it illegal to type on a mobile device, view text messages on a mobile device, or talk on a mobile device without using hands-free technology while operating a motor vehicle. That law also applies to all drivers, including truck drivers. The dangers of… Read More »

How Do Insurance Companies Value Truck Accident Claims in New Mexico?

By Samuel Kane |

At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., our truck accident lawyers in New Mexico have successfully represented hundreds of our Las Cruces and Dona Ana County residents after they have been hurt in a collision with a semi-truck or big rig. We explain to each of our clients just how complex truck… Read More »

How Do Truck Accident Claims Work in New Mexico?

By Samuel Kane |

At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane P.A., our Las Cruces truck accident attorneys understand that there is a lot of confusion involving a big rig, semi-trailer, or commercial truck crash. That’s because truck accidents involve many different factors, including that there may be more than one party involved in the negligence that… Read More »

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