Truck Accidents can be among the most serious and deadly types of personal injury cases. Trucking companies provide services that come with high risk of causing or being involved in an accident. Trucking companies also go to great lengths to avoid liability. There are many legal obstacles when trying to prove the driver, or the equipment, is at fault for having caused an accident. You need an experienced, caring, dependable attorney to handle your truck accident claim.
Semi-trucks can be up to six times larger than passenger vehicles in terms of size, weight, and engine size. While most cars weigh approximately 5,000 pounds, big rigs can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. This size disparity highlights the risk large commercial vehicles pose.
Trucking companies have risk managers that are immediately contacted by the driver, and they go to great lengths to avoid liability for for your injuries and damages. Contact David immediately if you are involved in a truck accident.
By law, truckers are required to follow guidelines such as:
- Taking regular rest breaks
- Not driving over the maximum number of miles allowed
- Maintaining the vehicle according to standards
- Observing weight and loading restrictions
- Strictly following the zero drug and alcohol policy for drivers
If you or someone you love was hurt in a truck accident, taking the first step to protect your rights is as simple as calling David. He is passionate about protecting the rights of the injured and holding irresponsible truck drivers accountable.
Arlington Attorney David E. Williams, II
David is based in Arlington, Texas. He strives to provide the highest level of legal service with professionalism and a persistent focus on client service and satisfaction. He has lived in the DFW his entire life (except for the two and half years in law school), and personally meets each client that walks in his office.
Contact David to schedule an appointment. His knowledge of Texas laws and legal system has been developed over a lifetime of experiences representing the people of north Texas.