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December 12, 2019

Garland Truck Accident Lawyer

If you have suffered traumatic injuries in a collision with an 18-wheeler and are unsure of what your next steps should be, get in touch with an experienced truck accident lawyer in Garland for the legal help  you need. 

Trucking accidents are some of the most devastating collisions a person can be involved in. It is not uncommon for injury victims to suffer from traumatic brain damage, paralysis, post-traumatic stress disorder, amputations, broken bones, spine injuries, and other severe injuries due to their involvement in a big rig wreck. Often, these collisions result in one or more deaths

There are many parties involved in the safety, maintenance, and operation of a tractor-trailer, and when someone else is to blame for causing your accident, they should be held accountable. You can work with a regarded Garland truck accident lawyer at Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP and seek full repayment for your suffering when you choose to pursue a civil claim. 

Who’s to Blame for Your Big-Rig Collision?

Figuring out who is responsible for causing your tractor-trailer accident can be  a challenge, as there are so many different parties involved in building, operating, and maintaining a truck. The truck driver is the most usual suspect, as they are the ones operating the truck. Drunk driving, aggressive driving, drowsy driving, and distracted driving are all commonly seen in these types of collisions.

But that doesn’t necessarily mean that the trucker is always the first or only party who contributed to the cause of the accident. In fact, there are many other parties who can be held liable in your claim depending on the circumstances of the accident. They include the following: 

  • Safety inspectors
  • The owner of the tractor-trailer
  • Auto parts manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders
  • The trucking company
  • Maintenance technicians

It is more common than you might think for multiple parties to have played a part in the cause of a trucking accident, and you can be sure that your attorney’s investigation into the cause of your accident will result in the naming of all appropriate parties so you can get the most out of your claim.

Losses That Could Be Recovered

You may be wondering how much your claim is going to be worth or how much  you can expect to be awarded if you choose to pursue an injury claim. Every accident is different and will therefore have varying awards issued, but the different types of losses people endure are often the same. Some of the most frequently sought losses in a truck accident claim include the below:

  • Loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of household services
  • Mental anguish
  • Inconvenience
  • Medical expenses
  • Disfigurement and/or scarring
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Damage to earning capacity

Work with a Truck Accident Lawyer in Garland

If you are interested in discussing the individualized details of your collision with an experienced Garland truck accident lawyer at Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP, you can schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our firm. To do so, give our office a call at 214-522-9404 or fill out the convenient contact form we have provided below, and we’ll be in touch to set up yours.