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Truck safety legal expert: ‘It’s going to get worse before it gets better’   FORT WORTH – The number of trucking accidents is steadily increasing nationwide, resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of serious injuries. Although winter weather conditions can be blamed for a portion of these incidents, some legal experts point the finger elsewhere. Attorney Seth D. McCloskey of the…
FORT WORTH – Fort Worth truck accident attorney Steve Laird of the Law Offices of Steven C. Laird, P.C. continues to earn recognition for his plaintiffs personal injury litigation work, earning repeat placement on the list of The Best Lawyers in America.   His selection to 2022 edition marks the 11th consecutive year he has been named in the prestigious legal guide, further solidifying…
FORT WORTH, TEXAS February 15, 2021—Driving in the snow and ice can be challenging, even for experienced local drivers. As the tragic 133-car and 18-wheeler pileup in Fort Worth on Thursday morning demonstrated, local motorists may have been unprepared to navigate the icy conditions. But what about professional truck drivers, who should have known what to expect that day…
NBTA Board Certification is the only Accreditation for Truck Accident Law that is recognized by the American Bar Association and the U.S. Supreme Court. This certification helps to safeguard the public interest by providing accident victims and their families with an objective measure to aid them in selecting qualified and experienced legal counsel. Steven C. Laird is 1 of…
The ability to send text messages on smartphones and other mobile electronic devices has connected the world in a way that few of us could imagine only a few short years ago. However, this game-changing advancement in technology also has brought a new level of danger to our highways for every driver, regardless of whether they are behind the…
The idea of installing speed-limiting devices on 18-wheelers and other heavy trucks has been discussed for many years, but the official proposal to make it happen has stagnated as a result of foot-dragging by government regulators. Fortunately, it appears we are much closer to seeing this life-saving technology put to use on our highways in the near future following…
The highway dangers that follow the International Roadcheck inspection period every year are now the focus of a new report from KTVT-CBS 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth. I spoke with reporter Joel Thomas about the many truck drivers who decide to take “Roadcheck vacations” every year in order to avoid critical safety inspections conducted by law enforcement agencies in Texas…