Because Your Victory Is Our Victory
When a massive commercial truck or 18-wheeler rear-ends a smaller vehicle, the consequences can be devastating. The size and weight of these vehicles when traveling at any speed causes a huge force of impact. This may lead to death or injury for the car's occupants and the destruction of their vehicle.
Pain, suffering, mounting medical bills, vehicle expenses, loss of work, and more may follow. Add to this a protracted battle with the commercial trucking company or their insurers and the stress can put a strain on your recovery. At a time like this, you need a strong legal advocate in your corner, someone who can build a strategy to help you restore your life.
How & Why Rear-End Truck Accidents Occur
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), trucks accounted for only 4 percent of all registered vehicles in 2012. Yet they were credited with 8 percent of all the traffic accidents that involved fatalities.
Rear-end truck accidents leading to injury and death can result from a number of factors including:
Why You Need a Tough, Dedicated Beaumont Truck Accident Lawyer
Trucking accident claims can be very complex, involving numerous agencies such as the trucking company itself, the company that contracted with them to move their goods, and the insurers. Trucking companies work vigorously to reduce their liability in an accident due to the heavy cost of paying out damages. Therefore you need someone who will match them in intensity. Our firm has the knowledge and drive to go to bat for you and follow through to litigation if necessary. Attorney Clay Dugas has been in the business of protecting people in the wake of personal injuries and wrongful deaths for 40+ years. We truly care about you and your family and how you will get through the rest of your life after such a devastating event.
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