Dallas Types of 18 Wheeler Accident Injuries
Statistics indicate that 18-wheeler accidents are much more likely to cause catastrophic injury or death, due to the weight and bulk of a truck or 18-wheeler which create a disproportionate safety issue, making the surrounding cars at-risk of serious injuries and damage if there is an accident.
Some of the most common causes of trucking accidents that cause injuries to victims are lack of training, overloaded trucks, brake defects or failures, poor driving conditions, driver fatigue or inexperience, speeding, failure to yield, dangerous or reckless driving, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and mechanical failure.
If you or a loved one has been victim of a truck accident you may be faced with damages including, but may not be limited to, medical expenses, lost wages, and funeral expenses. You or your loved one is entitled to recover for the pain and suffering caused by their injuries and treatment. The spouse of the injured person can also be entitled to recover for the loss of consortium or services his or her spouse. At Carabin & Shaw we understand that no amount of compensation-recovered front the 18-wheeler or trucking accident can ever repair the damage that is done to the individual, but it can help with the financial burdens incurred by the accident.
The attorneys at Carabin & Shaw have over 22 years of experience with 18-wheeler accidents. Call us today and we can guide you thru the legal process and answers all of your questions regarding your accident. There are many issues that can arise from these types of accidents and you need someone experience on your side to deal with insurance companies and trucking companies.
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We will aggressively protect your rights if you have been injured in an 18-wheeler accident. Contact us today via email, or by phone at 800-862-1260 day or night.