Accidents involving 18-wheelers are common and catastrophic. You need an attorney who understands the steps to get on the road to recovery.
Adept Handling Of Catastrophic Trucking Accident Cases
Trucking accidents are unfortunately common and can result in disastrous consequences. Because of the size of the vehicles, an 18-wheeler crash can result in catastrophic injuries involving a large number of victims. Such injuries can include head trauma and brain injury, paralysis, severe burns, broken bones, lacerations and death. Many crashes resulting in such injuries are entirely avoidable.
Attorney Rudy Rodriguez has extensive experience handling tractor-trailer accidents. In 25 years of personal injury representation, he has handled over 10,000 cases, so Rudy understands the court process and what steps you will need to take to recover compensation. In every matter he handles, he provides one-on-one representation for his clients.
How Truck Accidents Occur
Truck accidents usually happen due to a number of factors. Truck drivers may be untrained in operating such large vehicles. Speed often plays a role in crashes as trucks can be difficult to stop. Trucks are also difficult to maneuver while negotiating turns. Trucking companies may fail to maintain the vehicle properly. And employers sometimes ask their drivers to work long hours and drive hundreds of miles during shifts. This can lead to fatigue.
The law office of Raul “Rudy” Rodriguez, PC, understands how accidents occur. Having tried these cases for as long as we have, we also know the approach that trucking companies and insurers will take when defending such claims. We are not intimidated by taking on large companies when it comes to retrieving the maximum amount of compensation for you.
Establishing How Truck Accidents Occur
Any personal injury lawyer handling truck accident cases needs to thoroughly investigate what occurred. It is essential to pay close attention to the facts and review all the records and medical information to establish the type of injuries.
Our law firm pays close attention to every detail. We get to know the concerns of everyone we represent, and we find out what the doctors are telling you. As we understand what the medical records are saying, we also come to learn about your medical prognosis.
Our office also has access to experts, investigators and accident reconstructionists who can testify on your behalf. We will speak with witnesses and law enforcement officers to gather testimony to build your case. Most importantly, we will find all the parties at fault for the accident. This could include the truck driver, the trucking company that owns the truck, the manufacturer of the truck and possibly other drivers on the road.
Contact An Experienced Trucking Accident Lawyer
Raul “Rudy” Rodriguez, PC, has its office in Edinburg, Texas. We provide representation in Hidalgo County and throughout South Texas. To contact our law office, please call our law firm at 956-329-7170 for a free consultation. Se habla español.