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Truck Blind Spots Trucker Blind Spot Accidents The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the governmental agency tasked with regulating the trucking industry, estimates approximately one-third of collisions between passenger vehicles and trucks occur in truck blind spots. To reduce the startling statistic, the FMSCA continues to educate the public about the... Read More

The Patel Firm PLLC sponsors Petey’s Back to School Bash The Patel Firm PLLC is proud to be a sponsor of Petey’s Back to School Bash 2019! Petey’s Back to School Bash is an annual event held by Project Turnaround of the Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation, a multi-facet organization that provides substance abuse treatment services and youth wellness programs... Read More

Causes of Truck Accidents Main Causes of Trucking Accidents Large commercial trucks were involved in 37,515 accidents in Texas in 2018, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. In Texas, those accidents caused 536 deaths, 1,367 serious injuries, and 4,880 non-incapacitating injuries. In Nueces County, where Corpus Christi is located, commercial trucks were... Read More

Five mistakes to avoid after a Texas truck accident The aftermath of a Texas trucking accident is as much scary as it is confusing. Victims often have to deal with a new reality- the injuries sustained in from the truck accident may require urgent medical treatment. This can all be overwhelming, and lead to mistakes that may not... Read More

Why you need a truck accident lawyer after an 18-wheeler accident Hundreds, if not thousands of auto accidents happen in Texas every day. A large number of these car accidents involves passenger vehicles and can result injuries and damages. However, if a commercial vehicle like a big rig or an 18 wheeler is involved in the auto accident, can be... Read More

Who is liable after a commercial car accident in Texas? Whether you were involved in a car accident in Corpus Christi with a company vehicle, or a car accident with a company vehicle anywhere else in Texas, you should immediately seek the counsel of a qualified company vehicle accident lawyer in Corpus Christi, Texas at The Patel Firm PLLC.... Read More

How truck drivers can avoid 18-wheeler accidents Driving trucks and big rigs is very demanding work. This job requires the utmost expertise and alertness. Trucks can be difficult to control and can pose serious risks to its driver and the occupants of smaller vehicles on the road. As Texas truck accident attorneys, we understand that in... Read More

Common Truck Maintenance Violations & Texas Truck Accidents Commercial Trucks travel all over Texas, covering thousands of miles throughout their lifetime and should be kept in the best condition possible to avoid devastating accidents. To drastically reduce the occurrence of truck accidents in Texas and all over the country caused by poor maintenance, certain truck maintenance requirements... Read More

4 errors that can lead to Texas trucking accidents Driver errors account for a large percentage of all trucking accidents on US roads. Operating big rigs safely requires a high level of expertise and skill. This because even the slightest mistakes can result in a fatal trucking accident in Texas or anywhere else in the country. Below are... Read More

The Patel Firm PLLC Recognized as a 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Texas For Client Satisfaction The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Texas’s Personal Injury Attorney Minesh J. Patel as 2019 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of... Read More