Steps to Take Following a Dallas Semi-Truck Accident Our Goal: Winning & Winning Big

Steps to Take Following a Dallas Semi-Truck Accident

A Dallas semi-truck accident has the potential for being the most catastrophic type of highway or roadway collision imaginable. The injuries, damages, and losses arising from a Dallas trucking accident can be truly life-altering, if not life-ending. With this in mind, there are certain key steps that need to be take (when at all possible) in the aftermath of a Texas semi accident:

  • Tend to immediate medical needs
  • Contact law enforcement and file a report
  • Document the accident scene with photos or videos
  • Document injuries, also with photos or videos
  • Identify witnesses to the Dallas truck accident
  • Contact a capable Doan Law Firm Dallas trucking accident lawyer

Address Medical Needs

Tending to immediate medical issues and making sure everyone is safe is the initial task following any type of roadway accident. This process necessarily involves calling emergency medical personnel, law enforcement, providing CPR or other lifesaving assistance (if trained and possible), and moving people and vehicles to a safe location (also, if possible).

Contact Law Enforcement and File Accident Report

Contact law enforcement from the accident scene. The reality is that a semi accident that results in only very minimal damages is hard to imagine. Unlike some car accidents, an immediate response is not likely to be forgoing contacting law enforcement.

You need to make certain that the police come to the scene of the accident. Moreover, you must be sure that a comprehensive police report has been filed in regard to a Dallas trucking accident.

Document Accident Scene

It is very important to document the accident scene as much as possible. This includes making videos, taking photos, or both. Consider making images of the accident scene from different vantage points. In addition, be sure that you focus in on making images of damage caused to vehicles as a result of a collision. Moreover, don’t overlook other elements of the accident scene like skid marks on the roadway.

The possibility exists that you will not be in a position to undertake the process of documenting a semi accident scene because you were injured in an accident. This is why you need to reach out to a person in your car who survived the accident without any immediately apparent medical issue. You might need to reach out to a person at the scene of the accident who was not involved in the collision to undertake certain evidence gathering and documentation tasks on your behalf.

Document Injuries

Document injuries sustained as a result of a Dallas trucking accident. This can also be accomplished with photos and videos of injuries.

Identify Witnesses

Obtain the names and complete contact information from any witnesses to any big-rig accident. This includes obtaining multiple ways of contacting witnesses in the future, including phone numbers and email addresses.

If possible, obtain a concise statement from each witness about what was observed at the time of the accident. If a particular witness is willing to do so, video his or her statement.

Contact an Experienced Doan Law Firm Dallas Trucking Accident Lawyer Today

The best course to take to protect your legal interests is to contact a capable, experienced, committed Dallas semi-truck accident lawyer promptly after a collision. You place yourself in a far more solid position to fully protect your vital legal rights by engaging a Dallas trucking accident lawyer directly following an 18-wheeler wreck. You can connect with the Dallas Doan Law Firm any time of the day or night by calling (214) 307-0000. Our telephone line is staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the year, including all major holidays.

Our offices are conveniently located at:

The Doan Law Firm

2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard

Suite 300

Dallas, Texas 75219

(214) 307-0000

Not only can we schedule an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm Dallas semi-truck accident lawyer at our offices but we can meet with you at your home or any other location that is convenient for you. We can schedule a virtual case evaluation online as well. There is no cost and no obligation with an initial consultation with our experienced legal team.

The Doan Law Firm makes an attorney fee promise to you. Our firm will never charge an attorney fee unless we win your case for you.

Client Testimonials

Hear From Our Clients
    Blown away by the exceptional service.

    “Jimmy is someone you need to have in your corner when fighting the insurance companies for the compensation you deserve!”

    - D.P.
    The Doan Law Firm staff was very kind and helpful throughout the whole process of my injury claim.

    “They worked really hard on my case and never gave up. They got me the amount I deserved. I would recommend any family member or friend without any doubt.”

    - S.T.
    I received AAA+ care from Jimmy Doan and the Doan Law Firm team.

    “He was always available to answer all my questions and ease my anxiety while going through this process. He was able to recover enough to cover all my medical expenses and much more.”

    - H.F.
    They always answered the phone when I needed an update and always kept me informed.

    “They always answered the phone when I needed an update and always kept me informed.”

    - T.V.
    He and his paralegals dealt with the insurance company, and we just worried about getting better and going to the doctor.

    “They were so nice and always answered the phone or text messages. I am thankful to them for helping my family and I. I highly recommend them.”

    - S.V.
/

What Sets Us Apart from Other Firms?

The Difference is Clear
  • Serving Clients Nationwide
  • We Utilize the Latest Technology
  • No Fee Owed Unless We Win
  • Open, Honest & Upfront Legal Advice
  • Se Habla Español
  • Recognized in the Media & News
  • Virtual Consultations, Online Chat & Video Conferencing Available
  • We Respond to Texts, Emails, Calls Within 1 Hour

Get to Know Us

Watch Our Firm Videos to Learn More
  • Introducing The Doan Law Firm

    Learn about what motivates Attorney Jimmy Doan.

  • Testimonial 1
  • Get to Know Jimmy Doan

    Learn about Attorney Jimmy Doan's background and ...

/
Contact Us 24/7/365 to Discuss Your Case Fast, Friendly, Free Case Evaluation

Submit Your Information & Our Lawyer Will Contact You Within 1 Hour