According to the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration), in Texas in 2021, there were 22,296 vehicles involved in accidents with large trucks. A total of 796 people were killed and another 11,355 were injured. The attorneys at Springer & Lyle are concerned about lives lost and persons injured due to trucking accidents. The driver and passengers in an ordinary 3,000-pound car have little defense when hit by a fully loaded semi-truck and tractor rig weighing about 80,000 pounds. FMCSA studies show that in 90 percent of trucking accidents, the truck driver is at … [Read more...]
What Are the Responsibilities of An Executor of An Estate?
If you have been named executor or administrator of an estate following the death of a friend or loved one, the law imposes upon you certain responsibilities. Texas law also requires you to be represented by an attorney to guide you to be sure you fulfill your executor duties and to help you as you strive to fulfill the wishes of the decedent. At Springer & Lyle, our estate planning attorneys stand ready to guide you through the complicated legal process of probate. Responsibilities of the Executor of an Estate After the will has been presented to the … [Read more...]