Injuries in Truck Accidents
Truck Accident Attorney
The injuries that a driver, pedestrian, cyclist or passenger may sustain in a
truck accident have the potential to be severe or life-threatening. The disparity in
the size and weight of the vehicles involved is the primary factor that
contributes to the dangerous nature of truck accidents. While the truck
driver may walk away with only minor scratches, the occupants of the other
vehicle may experience catastrophic injuries.
Have you been injured in a truck accident? Take a moment to involve a Houston
truck accident lawyer who can talk to you about the incident and can analyze
the nature and severity of your injuries to determine the fair value of
your claim. At the Doan Law Firm, P.C. our familiarity with these particular
cases and our access to medical professionals, economists and other expert
witnesses enables us to accurately determine and prove the worth of our
clients' trucking accident cases. Call our offices now to talk about
Why Truck Accidents Cause Serious Injuries
Any truck accident, even one that occurs at a relatively low speed, may
have the potential to cause serious injuries. Following are some of the
factors that contribute to this:
- The large size and weight of the truck increases the force of a collision
with another object.
- The smaller object in a collision will typically sustain more damage than
the larger object (hence the likelihood that the occupants of the other
vehicle will be injured as opposed to the driver of the large truck.)
The height of an
18-wheeler or semi truck's undercarriage makes it possible for a smaller vehicle
to be trapped underneath, increasing damage to the smaller vehicle and
delivery truck may be carrying hazardous material that can cause a fire or explosion,
such as gasoline, or may be carrying large objects that can spread on
the highway or fall on another vehicle.
Contact a truck accident attorney at our firm today if you've been seriously injured in an accident
with a large commercial truck. For a free consultation call the firm at
(800) 349-0000. We are always open!