How Do Truck Accidents Occur in Texas?

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Truck accidents can cause serious injuries and life-long burdens to those injured. Because of this, if you were injured in one, it is imperative that you retain the services of a Houston truck accident lawyer. We are on your side.

What are common ways that truck accidents occur in Texas?

Virtually all commercial truck accidents need additional investigations to determine the causes and negligent parties. It is important to seek legal representation as soon as you are able to after an accident because trucking carriers will try to cover up or eradicate any evidence that can be used against them. Our legal team has years of background and knowledge handling commercial truck crashes as a result of any of the following negligent acts:

  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driver Fatigue
  • Failure to Maintain
  • Driver Error
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding
  • Distracted Driving
  • Defective Parts
  • Overloaded Vehicle

It is in your best interest to reach out to our firm today if you were hurt in a truck accident as a result of the above-mentioned negligent acts. Our legal team is on your side and will help you protect yourself and your future. All you have to do is give us a call today.

What are the different kinds of truck accidents our firm has seen?

Recognize that there are numerous types of crashes that are limited to commercial vehicles. Many of the different types of accidents depend on the directions of commercial trucks and other vehicles that were traveling when collisions occurred, but some of the most common kinds of commercial truck collisions in Texas include:

  • Rollover Accidents
  • Jackknife Accidents
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Rear-End Accidents
  • T-Bone Collisions
  • Underride Accidents
  • Override Accidents
  • Lost Loads

If you were hurt in any of the above truck accidents, you may want to look into your legal options. Give our firm a call today to learn more about how we can best support you.

Who can be held responsible for a truck accident in Texas?

You will want to recognize that what sets apart a typical car accident from a commercial truck accident is who will be held responsible after the fact. A truck driver may have been at fault, but most drivers do not have the personal insurance limits or assets needed to produce the types of damages sought by most commercial truck accident-injured parties.

Just a few of the most common types of parties that can be held liable for a truck accident include the following:

  • Truck Part Manufacturers
  • Truck Driver Employers
  • Truck Owners
  • Maintenance Companies
  • Drivers and/or Owners of Other Vehicles
  • Freight Owners

If you have any additional questions or concerns or were injured in a truck crash, do not wait to give The Gonzalez Law Group a call today to discuss your options. We are on your side no matter what.