Did you suffer serious injuries in a Laredo 18-wheeler truck accident?
Laredo 18-wheeler truck accident attorney serving southwest Texas
When you sustain serious injuries in a trucking accident, you need an experienced and aggressive Laredo truck accident attorney to help you obtain fair compensation for your injuries. The Law Offices of Michael R. De La Paz is a personal injury law firm that has protected the rights of accident victims since 1996.
Holding insurance companies accountable in trucking accidents
Often insurance company adjusters do everything possible to minimize the value of a big rig trucking accident claim. Mr. De La Paz, a veteran Laredo tuck accident attorney understands how insurance adjusters work and will ensure that the insurance company covers the full extent of your injuries and damages including:
- Pain and suffering
- Property damages
- Past and future medical costs
- Past and future lost wages
- Permanent disabilities
Proving negligence in Laredo 18-wheeler truck accidents
Proving negligence is the basis of all personal injury lawsuits, including commercial truck accidents. Some of the most common causes for truck accidents include:
- Driver fatigue
- distracted driving
- Aggressive driving
- Drugs and alcohol
- Mechanical failure due to poor maintenance
Truck safety law
Before getting behind the wheel, the law requires a truck driver to perform a pre-trip inspection to ensure the vehicle safety. The purpose of the pre-trip inspection is to protect the driver and other drivers on the road and is meant to detect problems before heading out on the highway. The pre-trip inspection may include:
- Brake checks
- caliper settings
- air brakes
- Adequate driver sleep and rest time
- Properly secured, loaded and manageable load
Time is of the essence—contact a Laredo truck accident attorney
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a 18-wheeler truck accident in Laredo, Texas you have a limited time in which to file. And it is vital that you consult an experienced Laredo truck accident attorney who can help you obtain the compensation to which you are legally entitled. Call the Law Offices of Michael R. De La Paz at (210) 225-HURT (4878) or toll free (800) 645-8553 to schedule a free consultation today. Spanish speaking clients, se habla español.
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The Law Office of Michael R. De La Paz has its principal office in San Antonio, Texas, however, we can represent your personal injury case no matter where you live in Texas, the U.S., or Mexico.