Causes of Sugar Land Truck Accidents
Sugar Land Truck Accident Lawyer
Truck accidents result from a wide variety of causes, and far too often they result in serious damage and major injuries. If you have been injured in a truck accident in Sugar Land, an experienced personal injury attorney can investigate what caused the crash and determine who was responsible.
Semi tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers are in constant motion all over Texas, many of them delivering goods to and from Mexico. When a truck accident occurs in the greater Houston metro area, The Leon Law Firm, P.C. is here to help the victims recover compensation for their injuries and losses.
If you have been involved in a truck accident or an 18 wheeler accident and have questions about pursuing a claim, contact us today to schedule a free consultation with a Sugar Land truck accident lawyer.
What are the most common causes of truck accidents?
Truck accidents can be the result of a wide variety of causes, such as:
- Improper maintenance
- Cargo not loaded properly
- Tire defects
- Brake failure
- Insufficient lights, reflectors and mirrors on the truck
- Violations of federal motor carrier safety regulations
Accidents can also be the result of negligence on the part of the driver, including:
- Sleep deprivation
- Driving while impaired by alcohol, drugs or prescription medication
- Improper lane changes or wide turns
- Aggressive or distracted driving
- Violating driving hours regulations
Working with well-trained investigators, Attorney Carlos A. Leon will collect and examine all the evidence available in your case. He skilled in accident reconstruction and will analyze the driver's logs, truck maintenance records, police reports, witness statements, and all other available evidence.
His goal is to discover exactly how the accident occurred, who was at fault, and what sources of insurance are available to compensate you for your medical bills, future medical needs, lost wages, pain, suffering and other damages. We will pursue your claim to trial, if necessary, and you will always have the final say about how to proceed with your case. We also handle wrongful death claims after fatal truck accidents.
Contact a Truck Accident Attorney
Our firm is designed to offer the convenience and intimacy of a small firm, while providing the resources of a big firm. We believe that once we take on your case, it is our duty to work hard for you and to keep you informed every step of the way.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, contact The Leon Law Firm, P.C. today for a free initial consultation.