Category: Trucking Negligence
Who is at Fault in a Rental Truck Injury?
Rental trucks are everywhere, and they provide a wide range of services for individuals. In general, individuals rent trucks to help move various types of cargo from place to place. However, what happens when an accident involving a rental truck occurs? Who will be held liable for the collision? Here, we want to discuss liability… read more
What is an Underride Truck Accident?
Accidents involving large commercial trucks are often severe. In general, the severity of these accidents revolves around the size and weight discrepancy between the larger trucks and smaller passenger vehicles on the roadway. However, underride accidents are particularly devastating. These incidents occur when the smaller passenger car rides under the larger commercial truck, which often… read more
I know Your Pain
I’m Margaret Branch. I have practiced law for over forty years dealing with car accidents and medical malpractice. I am definitely a car accident attorney. I have personally been in three car accidents in my life. The first car accident involved a drunk driver who was going the wrong way on an exit ramp onto… read more
Car, Motorcycle & Trucking Accidents
Car, Motorcycle, and Trucking Accidents A car accident can happen in a matter of seconds, but an injury from a car accident can last a lifetime. At the Branch Law Firm, our Albuquerque car accident lawyers understand the needs of people who suffer from injuries. We know the difficulty of dealing with a loss and… read more
Trucks, trucks, and more trucks.
If you are a repeat commuter of the big-eye, also known as Interstate 40 and Interstate 25, then you know that the highway is filled with big rigs. Semi-trucks are large and take up a big portion of the road. Even if you drive carefully a collision may occur and often do because of the… read more
New Mexico Man Killed In Colorado/New Mexico Border Truck Accident
News reports indicate that a New Mexico man was killed in an 18-wheeler crash near the border of Colorado/New Mexico. According to reports, Ruben Gomez was traveling northbound on U.S. 550, just past the New Mexico-Colorado state line when his tanker truck veered off the road. Gomez attempted to correct and steer the big rig… read more
New Mexico Trucking Accidents And Fatigue – A Dangerous Combination
Transportation safety – on roadways and highways in New Mexico and throughout the country is a concern to most Americans. When truck collisions occur, the results often include serious injuries and fatalities, many times the fault of a negligent truck driver or the company that hires them, with drivers forced to work excessive hours with… read more
New Mexico Trucking Accidents – Excessive Hours Of Service and Log Book Violations Put Too Much At Risk
Driving a truck can be a dangerous job. In the last few weeks, weather conditions have created hazardous driving conditions all across New Mexico. Drivers need to be alert and focused to handle the perils of the road. Unfortunately, in an effort to increase profits, some trucking companies push their drivers to exhaustion, violating hours… read more