Trucking & 18-Wheeler Accidents

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Houston Truck Accident Lawyer

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in the year 2000, around 457,000 large trucks were involved in collisions throughout the United States. These trucks had a gross vehicle weight rating over ten thousand pounds, with over four thousand of these accidents involving big-rigs resulting in death. Large truck accidents were responsible for one out of every eight highway deaths in 2000.

Trucking and transportation liability cases involve a complicated group of laws and large amounts of evidence. Because the industry is heavily regulated, an accident involving a truck is significantly more complex than an automobile accident case. Frequently, an action can be brought against both the driver and the insurance company. Consequently, you need a truck accident attorney that has the experience and specialized knowledge to lead the investigation into the cause of the accident and to help you collect the maximum amount allowed under the law.

Types of Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Auto accidents involving commercial vehicles are common in the Houston metro area. Individuals who are involved in an accident involving a commercial vehicle may be eligible for significant compensation if the accident was caused by another person or party’s negligence.

The Crim Law Firm, P.C., represents accident victims in Houston and throughout Texas. If you are interested in learning how we can help you pursue compensation for your damages and losses, please call us today. Your initial consultation is free of charge.

Types of Accidents

The Crim Law Firm represents people who have been injured in the following types of commercial vehicle accidents:

  • Semitruck/18-wheeler accidents
  • Company vehicle accidents
  • Delivery truck accidents
  • Taxi accidents
  • Airport shuttle vehicle accidents
  • Garbage truck accidents

When a commercial vehicle accident is caused by driver negligence — through distracted driving, drunk driving or driver error, for example — the accident victim(s) may have legal recourse. The lawyers at our firm help people seek maximum compensation to cover all expenses related to the accident, including medical bills, property damage, lost wages due to decreased ability to work and more.

If you or someone you care about has been grievously injured or died as the result of trucking accident, call 713-807-7800 for a free consultation with a semi truck crash lawyer at The Crim Law Firm in Houston, Texas.

Many personal injuries are the result of 18-wheeler accidents or collisions. Some examples of injuries that result from auto accidents are cervical and lumbar sprains, herniated and ruptured discs, fractures, knee injuries, brain damage and paralysis. Victims of 18-wheeler accidents may recover for pain and suffering, medical expenses, property damage, lost wages and loss of earning capacity.

The attorneys at The Crim Law Firm represent the victims of truck accidents. If you have been involved in a tractor trailer crash, and suffered injuries, contact the attorneys at The Crim Law Firm to help you receive compensation for the injuries you sustained from an 18-wheeler accident.

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