Truck Accident Defense

    By: Robert Fuentes &  David Helmey Links to the full opinion here and the amicus brief filed by The Fuentes Firm here. One of the biggest problems facing trucking companies and their liability insurers in personal injury suits is outrageously inflated medical bills. The rates “charged” by hospitals and doctors are generally several times more than the amounts these providers are…

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    The Fuentes Firm successfully defended a bus company in a personal injury lawsuit in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The plaintiff, her children and extended family were passengers on the passenger bus. The plaintiff, her children and extended family were all Houston residents. The Defendant was a transportation company based out of Texas that provides passenger…

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    The Fuentes Firm successfully defended a Houston-based trucking company in a personal injury lawsuit in Houston, Tx. The Plaintiff, a single mother with five children, was involved in an accident with one of the trucking company’s tractors. The facts of the accident were heavily disputed. The Plaintiff  was driving a non-commercial motor vehicle near downtown Houston when the collision…

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    The Fuentes Firm successfully defended an out-of-state trucking company in a personal injury lawsuit in Laredo, Tx. The Plaintiffs, a husband and wife, were involved in an accident with one of trucking company’s tractors and sought $750,000 at trial. The Plaintiffs’ attorney brought in 5 expert witnesses and personally spent over $100,000 on the case. However, the jury was persuaded by Robert…

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    Texas Supreme Court Holds Evidence of Seat-Belt Non-Use Admissible to Show Plaintiff’s Comparative Fault By David Helmey from The Fuentes Firm published on March 13, 2015. “We hold relevant evidence of use or nonuse of seat belts, and relevant evidence of a plaintiff’s pre-occurrence, injury-causing conduct generally, is admissible for the purpose of apportioning responsibility…

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