Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

One Killed in Madison County, Alabama Crash With 18-Wheeler

The driver of a passenger vehicle died Tuesday morning after being involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler truck in Madison County, Alabama. Exact details on the collision are not clear, but the crash took place near Winchester Road and County Lake Road at about 7:15 Tuesday morning, and involved an 18-wheeler and the passenger vehicle. Read More

Debbie Jewett, 61, Killed in Vermont 18-Wheeler Crash

61-year-old Debbie Jewett was killed Monday when an 18-wheeler and a car crashed at the intersection of Routes 15 and 104 in Cambridge, Vermont. Police stated that David Rosenhaus, 45, was driving a tractor-trailer south on Route 104 when he failed to yield at the intersection with Route 15. Theresa Williamson, 43, was driving west on… Read More

The Dangers of a Jackknife Accident

Jackknife accidents are among the most feared truck accidents, and while they are relatively rare, they often lead to catastrophic or fatal injuries. In a jackknife accident, the trailer on the back of a cab fails to stop when the cab stops, and momentum causes the trailer to swing out to the… Read More

Historically Significant Workplace Accidents

On Saturday, March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City caught fire. The blaze started in a rag bin while 600 workers sewed garments. Although the manager attempted to use the fire hose to extinguish it, the hose was rotten and the valve was rusted shut, so panic ensued. Read More

Meet Paralegal Cruz Andrade

My name is Cruz Andrade, and I’m the pre-litigation paralegal for the Lovins Trosclair Dallas office. I’ve been with the firm since August of 2016, and I’ve loved every second I’ve spent here. Before working for Lovins Trosclair, I  prepared taxes for H&R Block. After many  years, I decided that I wanted… Read More