San Antonio Trucking Accident Basics

If you or someone you know has been injured in a truck accident, there are a few things that you need to know initially. The San Antonio Trucking Accident Lawyers at Carabin Shaw Law Firm help you understand the basics, and dive deeper into them to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Call 210.222.2288 today for more information.

Laws a Truck Driver must follow:

The laws for truck driver conduct are set by both state laws and federal laws. The following of these regulations could affect the parties who are responsible for your injuries. Some of the regulations trucks must follow include:

  • CDL Requirement
  • Driver Rest
  • Maximum Weight Permitted
  • Quality Control of Trucks
  • Hazardous Waste Restrictions

Violating these rules could affect liability and our San Antonio Trucking Lawyers are ready to find out. To win a case, you must prove that the driver and their employer are responsible for your injuries. The breaking of the rules may automatically prove negligence. This is not the only way to prove liability as there may be other methods depending on your case.

Damages that result from a Truck Accident

Truck accidents have the potential to be catastrophic, cause serious injuries to those involved and cause further expenses that flow as a result of the accident. This means that you may be entitled to compensation for some of these expenses in your case. These include:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Earning Capacity
  • Special Damages

Truck Accident cases can be complicated. At Carabin Shaw Law Firm, our San Antonio Trucking Lawyers have the skills and knowledge required for truck accident cases. They will find the parties liable for your injuries and ensure that you put the best foot forward in your case to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident with a large commercial vehicle or an 18 wheeler, call our San Antonio Trucking Accident Lawyers at Carabin Shaw Law Firm.  Our dedicated team of lawyers know the federal rules and regulations that truck drivers, and the trucking companies that employ them, must follow. Call us at 210.222.2288, day or night, for more information.

Visits with the Attorney are by appointment only. Main office San Antonio, Texas.

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