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Category Archives: Truck Accident

Should I Accept the Insurance Company’s First Settlement Offer After a New Mexico Truck Accident?

By Samuel Kane |

At the Law Office of Samuel I. Kane, P.A., our Las Cruces truck accident attorneys know that when someone is hurt in a traffic collision with a semi-truck, the negligent party’s insurance company is going to reach out to the injured person right away. They do this for several reasons, with the first being… Read More »

Incorrectly Secured Cargo Truck Accident Attorneys In New Mexico

By Samuel Kane |

Last year, nearly 4,800 people were killed in accidents involving large trucks throughout the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, that reflects a 9% increase from the previous year. Sadly, 14.7% of all fatal truck accidents in the U.S. occur in New Mexico. When tens of thousands of pounds of… Read More »

When Will You Need a New Mexico Truck Accident Attorney?

By Samuel Kane |

If you have been injured in a New Mexico truck crash, hiring an experienced truck accident attorney to ensure your rights are protected throughout the legal process is always a good idea. The insurance company is not going to provide the guidance or financial relief you need to get your life back — even… Read More »

Who Can Be Held Responsible For A Truck Accident Caused By Defective Tires?

By Samuel Kane |

When a passenger vehicle experiences a tire blowout, the car or SUV may shift suddenly, causing the driver to lose control. When a large semi-truck experiences a tire blowout, the consequences can be disastrous. A truck tire blowout is caused by a sudden loss of pressure to the tire, which can be caused by… Read More »

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 »

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