Texas trucking laws, rules, and regulations differ from those applying to car drivers. For example, there are limits on the number of hours a truck driver can be on the road. That is one of the reasons you need an attorney who is not only experienced in personal injury, but in handling trucking accidents as well.
Top-rated Fort Worth truck accident lawyer Bill Berenson has 40 years of experience assisting injured victims and their families throughout Texas. He only handles motor vehicle accident cases and strives to obtain fair and just compensation for his clients’ injuries. He is a Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization whose practice is limited to motor vehicle accidents, including trucking accidents. For additional information about our qualifications and the level of service you can expect, please visit our Firm Overview page.
Texas trucking accident experience is important because there are many factors that must be understood in order to pursue full recovery, including the following:
It is important to understand how the accident happened, who was responsible, and to establish liability or fault. The most common causes of truck accidents include:
This focuses on the parties who are potentially liable for the accident. The failure to include a partially responsible party in your lawsuit could affect your ability to receive full compensation for your injuries or loss. Your Fort Worth truck accident lawyer will ensure every possible avenue for compensation is explored.
Because they differ from the rules of the road governing cars, it is important to know if any of the parties involved in a trucking accident were not in compliance with the trucking laws, rules, and regulations, including those governing loads, driving, inspections, etc.
We recently recovered a sizable six-figure settlement for a client who was injured in a trucking accident. She was side-swiped by an 18-wheeler negligently changing lanes on I-35 in Fort Worth. Although the property damage to her vehicle appeared relatively minor, her doctor testified that she would need surgery. The case settled just before trial and our client was extremely happy with the results.
If you were involved in a trucking accident on one of Texas’ major highways or interstates (e.g., I-35E, I-35W, I-20, I-30, I-75, I-45, I-35, Hwy 183, Hwy 360, or Hwy 81), our top-rated truck accident attorney can provide Fort Worth residents with experienced representation and aggressively pursue maximum compensation. We handle all types of trucking accidents, including the following:
If you were involved in a trucking accident, chances are we have handled a similar claim for another client. For more information about Texas trucking laws, or to discuss your injury claim with an experienced Fort Worth truck accident lawyer and personal injury specialist, please schedule a free consultation and case evaluation by giving us a call. You may also e-mail us or fill out our accident intake form. We understand, and we can help.
Begin with a free case review
Collect all records and evidence regarding your case
The other party will either accept or reject the demand, or provide a counteroffer
If they refuse to pay what you deserve, we’ll go to court
Each party will compile and submit evidence to be used in the trial
Before trial, an informal proceeding will take place to see if both parties can come to an agreement
If a settlement cannot be reached, we will fight for you in trial
While we are proud to call Fort Worth home, we are also more than happy to help injured people living all throughout Texas. Whether it's a car accident on the interstate or a backcountry road, we have years of experience and will fight tirelessly until our clients get what they deserve!