Commercial truck accidents can cause significant amounts of damage and can result in sever injuries or even the death of the victims involved. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a truck driver’s negligence, then you need an attorney who will fight on your behalf to make sure you don’t come up short.
How can an attorney help?
After the accident you’ll have legal options to hold the at-fault party liable for damages. But, determining liability for truck accidents can be difficult at times and a qualified attorney will be able to identify the best path forward for your claim.
After an accident, the trucking company or its insurer will descend upon you to investigate the accident for anything that may excuse them from liability. Or alternatively, they may play the sympathy card and try to buy you off with a lower dollar settlement on the condition you forfeit all current and future claims against them. Make no mistake, the trucking company that hit you is not your friend and is not interested in giving you the compensation you deserve.
To help you establish the fault of the trucking company, I’ll do everything in my power to get to the bottom of the accident, such as:
• Checking travel logs to determine how long the driver had been driving
• Analyzing the police and accident reports
• Interviewing witnesses
• Checking the truck’s internal log, the “black box”
• Gather and preserve evidence
• Ensuring your examined by qualified physicians
• Consulting state recognized experts
Who’s at fault?
Trucking is big business and with all big business, there are multiple parties involved. Each party is responsible for its own little link in the supply chain such as:
• The truck driver
• The manufacturer of the truck or its parts
• The company that leased the truck
• The driver’s employer
• The owner of the truck
• Shipper/loader of the truck’s cargo.
Dependent on the facts of your individual case you can recover against some or all of the above listed parties. I can discuss the events and details of your case during a free no obligation consultation.
How long do I have to file?
Texas imposes a 2-year statute of limitations on personal injury claims. This means that you must file your first claim in court within two years of the date of the accident. If you don’t then the courts will refuse to hear your case, no matter how strong it may be. An attorney will handle all the filing for you and ensure that the parties responsible for your injuries are never given the chance to hide behind the statute of limitations.
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a truck accident, contact truck accident attorney Benjamin Roberts today at 713-609-1898. You want an attorney that has experience handling truck accident claims and knows what you will need to do to recover not only from your injuries but also recover compensation from those who caused your injuries.
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