Truck Accident FAQs
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Statistically, trucks cause a lot of accidents every single year. In fact, 12% of traffic-related deaths and 4% of traffic-related injuries involve an 18 wheeler or a tractor-trailer. Because of their sheer size, when a truck is involved in an accident, it usually puts other people in danger and causes significantly more damage than other passenger vehicle-related accidents. Driving a truck is risky as well. Trucks are more prone to blind-spot related accidents, as well as accidents involving fatigue. Truckers are often under pressure to make deadlines, and drive over their legally permitted time limit, which causes drowsiness, fatigued driving, or even falling asleep at the wheel.
Whatever the cause, the damage of a truck accident will not be minor.
You may be left with a lot of questions after your truck accident. Every question you are likely to have is complicated and will differ from case to case. It is best to seek the help of a legal professional in these situations because they are familiar with trucking regulations and dealing with trucking companies.
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Our Texas 18-Wheeler Accident Attorneys Can Assist You
At Arnold & Itkin LLP, a Houston truck accident attorney from our firm will know how to answer any and all questions you may have. Our attorneys deal with cases not only in Houston, but nationwide, and will be able to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trucking accidents are serious, and should be dealt with seriously. If you are still wondering whether or not you should file a claim, it would be best to seek the help of one of our attorneys. We will be able to evaluate your trucking accident and guide you through the necessary steps you should take.
Whether you're a trucker or a person who was hit by a large truck, we're standing by to help. Our team has recovered billions of dollars for people wronged by negligent behavior. Call (888) 493-1629 to discover your options at no cost.