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Truck Accidents

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident it’s important to seek the help of a personal injury attorney. At Westbrook Law, we can help you navigate the legal system and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Here are some of the services we provide for a person injured in a truck accident:

Legal Representation: Our attorney will represent you and protect your legal rights after a truck accident. We will handle all communication with insurance companies, negotiate a settlement, and represent you in court if necessary.

Investigation: Your attorney will conduct a thorough investigation of the truck accident, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and consulting with experts. This will help determine liability and strengthen your case.

Medical Care: Your attorney will work with medical professionals to ensure that you receive the proper medical care and treatment for your injuries. We can also help you document your injuries and medical expenses for your case.

Compensation: Your attorney will fight to recover compensation for your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. We will negotiate with the insurance company to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries.

Trial Representation: If necessary, your attorney will represent you in court to fight for the compensation you deserve. He will present your case to a jury and fight for your rights.

In conclusion, if you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident in Texas, it’s important to seek the help of a personal injury attorney experienced in handling trucking accident, and that  can provide legal representation, investigate the accident, coordinate medical care, and fight for your compensation in court. Contact Westbrook Law today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your legal options.

How Truck Accidents Are Different

In Texas, truck accident personal injury cases are different than regular car accident cases due to several reasons. These differences include:

  1. Increased Severity of Injuries: Due to their size and weight, trucks are much larger and heavier than regular cars. This means that when a truck is involved in an accident, the injuries sustained by the occupants of the other vehicle are usually much more severe. As a result, the damages awarded in a truck accident case tend to be much higher than those in a regular car accident case.

  2. More Complex Liability Issues: Truck accidents often involve multiple parties, including the truck driver, the trucking company, and potentially even the manufacturer of the truck or its parts. Determining liability in these cases can be more complex than in a regular car accident case, and it may require extensive investigation and expert testimony.

  3. Federal Regulations: Trucking companies and their drivers are subject to federal regulations that do not apply to regular car drivers. These regulations cover areas such as hours of service, maintenance and inspection of the truck, and the qualifications of the driver. Violations of these regulations can be used as evidence of negligence in a truck accident case.

  4. Different Insurance Policies: Trucking companies are required to carry higher insurance policies than regular car drivers, in order to cover the increased risk associated with operating large trucks. This means that the insurance companies involved in a truck accident case may have more resources available to fight the claim, which can make the case more challenging for the plaintiff.

In summary, truck accident personal injury cases are often more complex than regular car accident cases in Texas, due to the increased severity of injuries, more complex liability issues, federal regulations, and different insurance policies. It is important to work with an experienced attorney who understands the unique challenges of these cases in order to maximize your chances of obtaining fair compensation for your injuries.

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