Asserting Your Rights After A 18-Wheeler Accident
Truckers and trucking companies are required to comply with federal and state trucking regulations. When these regulations are ignored, innocent motorists can be seriously injured in 18-wheeler accidents.
I am Manuel Gonzalez, and I provide skilled legal help to people throughout the greater Houston area who have been injured in truck accidents. Were you injured in an 18-wheeler accident? Was your loved one killed because of the negligence of a trucker or trucking company? You need a personal injury lawyer who can fight the insurance company for the money you deserve. Talk to me today. Call my firm, Manuel Gonzales, PC, at 866-517-1689 to arrange your free initial consultation.
I represent people injured in truck accidents that occur on I-10, I-45, US 59, the 610 Loop and all around Houston and the surrounding areas.
Common Causes of Trucking Accidents
I know what truckers and trucking companies should do, and I also know the ways in which safety regulations are overlooked. As your attorney, I can begin an immediate investigation into the cause of the truck accident. It is important to seek legal help as soon as you can after the accident – this gives me ample opportunity to investigate the accident scene. Truck crashes can be caused by the negligence of truck drivers and/or trucking companies. Examples of truck driver negligence include the following:
- Driver fatigue
- Driving too fast for road and/or weather conditions
- Driving under influence of drugs and/or alcohol
- Overloaded truck
- Improperly loaded truck
- Logbook violations
- Defective equipment
Examples of trucking company negligence include the following:
- Negligent hiring practices
- Improper truck maintenance
- Company procedures that do not comply with federal and state trucking regulations
Together, We Can Move Quickly To Protect Your Claim
If you or a family member has been injured in an 18-wheeler accident, you do not need to face this legal challenge alone. Call Manuel Gonzales, PC, to schedule your free initial consultation with me. You can reach my firm by calling 866-517-1689 or contacting me online.
My office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and phones are answered 24/7. If injuries prevent you from traveling to my office, I can come to you.