Kaufman County Semi-Truck Collision Attorneys
Most truck accidents are the result of speeding, driver error, and driver fatigue. While federal regulations (enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA) limit the amount of hours a truck driver can drive all at once, the pressure to deliver cargo quickly and cheaply pushes drivers to work after inadequate sleep.
When you’re involved in a wreck with an eighteen-wheeler, you’re more concerned with recovering from your injuries than the science behind the crash itself. At the law firm of Clements & Clements, we believe that’s exactly how it should be. If you consult us after the accident, our personal injury attorneys will do the scientific legwork, investigating all types of truck accidents in and around Terrell using accident investigators and GPS technology. Working with the data, we expose negligence on the part of truck drivers and the violations of state and federal law that play a role in causing your injuries. This frees you to focus on recovering from those injuries.
To schedule a free consultation and discuss your case, contact Terrell, Texas, semi-truck accident attorneys at the personal injury law office of Clements & Clements today.
The Serious Nature of Truck Accident Injuries
The personal injury law office of Clements & Clements recovers monetary compensation for people suffering from the following kinds of injuries sustained in a truck accident:
Investigating the Cause of a Truck Accident
Under the Texas doctrine of modified comparative negligence, if you are 51 percent or more at fault in an accident, you aren’t eligible to receive compensation for your losses. If you are 50 percent or less at fault, your compensation will be reduced according to the percentage of your fault. This is why insurers of trucking companies will vehemently insist and try to prove that the entire accident was your fault--it mitigates their financial losses.
At the law office of Clements & Clements, we meticulously investigate the cause of truck accidents, using data to prove a truck was speeding at the time of the crash. We review fuel receipts and the driver’s log book to see if he or she exceeded the amount of drive time allowed under federal law. In conjunction with GPS data, we can determine if a truck driver executed sudden steering adjustments or drifted off the road, which indicate falling asleep at the wheel.
Clements & Clements — Terrell, Texas, Truck Accident Attorneys
There are unique issues that arise in relation to truck accident cases. We understand how to investigate, prepare, and present truck accident cases. If you’ve been seriously injured or have lost a family member in a fatal truck accident, Contact Texas truck accident attorneys at Clements & Clements today to schedule a free consultation.