Semi Truck Accidents

More Deadly Trucking Accidents in McMullen County

The Downside of the Eagle Ford Shale Oil Boom

McMullen County has been significantly impacted by increased truck traffic as a consequence of the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom. And ever since the start of the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom, commercial truck accidents in the area have also been on the rise. If you or someone you love has recently experienced a trucking accident, call Carabin & Shaw as soon as possible. Our expert attorneys are focused on obtaining you the compensation you deserve.

The Texas Department of Transportation’s crash data reveals that local crashes involving commercial trucks have increased more than tenfold between 2008 and 2011, meaning that there are more deadly trucking accidents in McMullen County happening at higher rates than ever before. Neighboring LaSalle county has experienced more than a 400 percent increase in these wrecks as well.

In three separate major accidents in as many weeks, three oilfield workers have been killed in the Eagle Ford Shale located in South Texas in McMullen County. One of the more recent accidents occurred on Monday after a pickup driver reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel, causing his truck to veer into oncoming traffic.

While the Eagle Ford Shale has brought economic prosperity to the local economy, there’s no doubt that it has brought unintended consequences – including a massive spike in commercial truck accidents.

More Deadly Trucking Accidents in McMullen County = More Devastated Families. Let’s Hold Truck Drivers Accountable.

At Carabin & Shaw, we believe that truck drivers and trucking companies alike should be held accountable for these accidents and that victims should be fully compensated for any injuries or losses incurred due to truck driver negligence. If you or a loved one have been injured as the result of an 18-wheeler accident in McMullen County or the surrounding areas, we have the resources and the legal experience to help you build a strong case and win financial compensation.

Since there are more deadly trucking accidents in McMullen County occurring now than ever before, it’s likely that you or someone you know has been affected by one of these tragic wrecks. If you’re considering a personal injury claim after your accident, you should know that commercial vehicle accidents require specialized attorneys. And choosing the right lawyer can make the difference between winning and losing your case – so it’s crucial to choose wisely.

Why Choose Carabin & Shaw?

These commercial accident cases call for attorneys who know the ins and outs of trucking industry and all of its regulations, as well as all of your state’s statutes concerning commercial vehicles.

Our experienced legal team serving McMullen County has the knowledge base and skill set required to properly handle your accident case in order to get you the best possible outcome. You can count on Carabin & Shaw to pursue the maximum compensation for your injuries and to be there for you at every step of the way while we work on building your case. If you’ve been hurt by a negligent truck driver, we want to help you get justice.

If you choose us to represent you, our skilled attorneys can explain your options, answer your questions, and help you build the strongest possible case so that you can get the financial compensation you deserve. Your first consultation with us is free, so you have nothing to lose by giving us a call. Contact one of our experienced McMullen truck accident attorneys today at 956-333-3333 for your free consultation. For more information about semi-truck accidents (18-wheeler accidents), visit chat with us online or speak with us over the phone.

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