Truck Accident Investigations
Uncovering the Causes of 18-Wheeler Accidents in Houston, Texas
Trucking accidents can result in some of the most catastrophic injuries of any accident on the road. The size and weight of trucks are enough in themselves to make for total disaster when an 18-wheeler or semi collides with other vehicles. However, it is not merely a truck's size and weight that cause an accident. More often than not, these types of collisions are the result of negligence—negligence on behalf of the truck driver himself, negligence on behalf of the trucking company, and sometimes even negligence on behalf of truck product manufacturers.
After any crash involving a large vehicle it is imperative that investigation of the accident is conducted by someone with a thorough understanding of truck operating procedures and trucking laws. When the specific causes of an accident are being assessed, more than just the authority of an on-the-scene police officer will be required. Houston truck accident lawyers from Arnold & Itkin are more than qualified to provide legal help.
An on-site Texas truck accident attorney can help by:
- Investigating the scene
- Having access to black box contents
- Obtaining interviews with those involved
Interviews & Depositions
It will take only a few hours before the trucking company associated with an accident has its own attorney at the scene. Therefore, is imperative that victims of these accidents also have an attorney at the scene equally as quick. At Arnold & Itkin LLP, you can rely on the services of our legal team. Immediately after an accident, one of our attorneys can be there to investigate and conduct interviews with on-the-scene individuals. The testimonies given by the truck driver, law enforcement officers, and witnesses could prove to be essential in your case. Therefore, we act quickly in retrieving this information and recording it for use during court trials. Furthermore, connecting with witnesses and officers at the time of the accident could prove to be beneficial for future court proceedings which may require that we call upon them for sworn depositions.
Have You Been Injured? Contact Arnold & Itkin Today: (888) 493-1629!
The breadth of an investigation encompasses assessments, intimate interviews, and attentive skill. We know this, and we aim for nothing less. Only when the causes of a truck accident are fully investigated and brought to light in court do truck insurance companies stand a chance of being taken down by the defense. It is our goal to ensure that each and every truck accident victim we represent is given the full possibility for recovery.
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