The truck driver was inattentive and reckless, and our client suffered harm as a result. He experienced severe back and head injuries in the collision and other trauma as well. Some of his injuries have already required invasive, extensive medical treatment.
Truck drivers are held to a high standard, and rightfully so, when it comes to roadway safety. They operate immense vehicles that may weigh 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. They are difficult to maneuver and require special commercial driver’s licenses to operate. They must also be properly maintained and inspected in accordance with state and federal guidelines. There are even strict regulations regarding driving hours and mandatory rest breaks.
When trucking companies hire inexperienced, reckless, or distracted truck drivers, they put everyone at risk. We look forward to investigating this incident and building a compelling case on our client’s behalf in order to seek the full and fair compensation he deserves. We filed this case in Harris County, Texas.