Accidents involving 18-wheelers typically leave victims suffering serious injuries that affect their lives in ways that they could not have previously imagined. Medical bills they can’t pay. Job duties they can no longer perform. Pain and suffering that don’t go away. These consequences just scratch the surface of what life is often like for individuals who suffer catastrophic truck accident injuries.
If you have been injured in the Houston, TX area, an 18-wheeler accident lawyer is here to help. With decades of combined legal experience, Morrow & Sheppard has successfully handled matters involving in excess of $1 billion. We know what it takes to hold trucking companies accountable, and we have the skills, resources and determination to make sure you recover the compensation you deserve. Securing just compensation requires a prompt investigation and the ability to avoid mistakes that could jeopardize your rights. To make sure you have the best chance to secure maximum compensation, contact us online for a free consultation today, or call us now at (800) 489-2216.
The purpose of investigating is to determine the cause of the accident. Why did the 18-wheeler lose control? Was the driver drunk or distracted? Was he or she asleep behind the wheel? These are just a few of the most-common reasons for these accidents.
Once we determine the cause of the accident, then we can identify the party (or parties) that are responsible. In most cases the trucking company will be to blame, but there are a number of other parties that could be financially liable as well. An Houston 18-wheeler accident lawyer at Morrow & Sheppard will seek to identify all of the responsible parties so that we can improve your chances of securing maximum compensation as quickly as possible.
While it is important that an attorney investigate the accident, there are a number of key steps that victims can (and should) take personally in the aftermath of a collision involving an 18-wheeler. As soon as possible after the accident, you should:
To speak with a lawyer at Morrow & Sheppard LLP about your 18-wheeler accident, contact our office and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation as soon as possible. You can reach us by phone or online 24/7, so call (800) 489-2216 or submit our consultation request form now.
Don’t let your rights be jeopardized.