Semi Truck Accidents

18 Wheeler Accident Injuries

Driving down Texas roads can sometimes be terrifying. Drivers are often faced with two lane roads with 18 wheeler vehicle which often seem to stray from their lane of traffic.  These massive vehicles can tear through any civilian vehicle, causing fatal and catastrophic injuries. 

Every year, there are approximately half a million accidents involving these monstrous vehicles. The sheer number of these accidents is bound to grow in South Texas due to the huge boom in the Eagle Ford Region.  

18 Wheeler can cause accidents for a number of reasons, including driver blind spots, driver fatigue, vehicle defects, or driver inattention. 18 wheeler accidents are different than a regular car accident case.  The drivers in these cases need to be held to a higher standard because of the incredible damage these accidents cause.  These cases demand: 
  1. An intricate and thorough investigation, including the driver’s background, inspection of vehicle equipment and the companies training history;  
  2. Experience and understanding of Federal and State regulations;  
  3. The resources and experience to hold the Commercial Insurance company responsible. 
The injuries and damages sustained in 18 wheeler accidents are devastating. Make sure you call the right attorneys to take care of you and your family in this critical time.