Trujillo & Sanchez Law Firm

Truck Accidents


Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in truck crashes in the United States. In 2019, Texas was named the third-leading state for truck and bus accident fatalities, with more than 400 crashes that resulted in 462 deaths and 7,399 injured victims.

Abogados de accidentes de trabajo en Texas

If you or a loved one was injured in a truck accident, contact our truck accident lawyers in Texas at the Law Offices of Trujillo Sanchez. They will thoroughly investigate the accident and if the evidence shows someone else’s negligence, we’ll file your claim and work to get you the greatest compensation possible.

Types of truck accidents

Trucks are significantly larger than passenger vehicles. As a result, drivers must be vigilant at all times to avoid losing control. Speeding, being distracted or neglecting regular vehicle maintenance can lead to disastrous accidents that may injure other drivers or passengers.

Learn about the most common types of truck accidents below.

Rollover accidents

These accidents occur when the weight of a truck or 18-wheeler shifts too much to one side, causing the entire vehicle to overturn. 

Rear-end collisions

If a driver isn’t paying enough attention or if a truck’s brakes are defective, the truck can easily crash into other vehicles in front of it.

Sideswipe collisions

This happens when two vehicles are going in the same direction and the side of one hits the side of the other.

Types of truck accident injuries in Texas 

Truck accidents can cause catastrophic damage to the vehicles involved and the passengers inside them. Common injuries may include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries.
  • Spinal cord injuries.
  • Orthopedic injuries, such as broken bones, fractures or amputations.
  • Crush injuries.
  • Severe lacerations.
  • Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back.

After a truck accident in Texas, make sure you get all the medical care you need to recover from your injuries. In addition, you should get in touch with an expert truck accident lawyer who will help you get financial compensation.

Why do you need a truck accident lawyer?

Between medical expenses and lost wages, you may need financial support to cover your bills. Filing a personal injury claim or lawsuit can help you secure these payments. Ultimately, hiring an attorney will help you get the maximum compensation you deserve.

A qualified personal injury lawyer can determine liability and establish whether negligence was a contributing factor. This is a complicated task that may require the testimony of accident reconstructionists, forensic experts and other experts to help lend credibility to your claim for compensation. 

At the Law Offices of Trujillo Sanchez, you’ll find the truck accident lawyer you need to file your compensation claim and get excellent results.

What compensation can we get for you?

All truck accident cases are unique. Therefore, the amount of compensation granted in each case varies. The amount is determined by considering two specific factors: general damages and special damages.

  • General damages: The pain and suffering that your injuries have caused is the primary factor for determining the amount of compensation you’re owed. This will usually be determined by a medical examination, which is then used to create a report describing how long the injuries will take to heal, as well as their severity.
  • Special damages: Compensation also takes into account economic losses incurred as a result of your injuries, such as loss of income due to not being able to return to work. If you had to pay for medical treatment or travel for treatment, compensation may also cover this.

At the Law Offices of Trujillo Sanchez, we’ll fight to get you the maximum truck accident compensation benefits possible. We have recovered over $500 million in damages for our clients. The expenses associated with an accident can be high, so you don’t have to pay us unless we win your case.

Call now for a free consultation. If we don’t win, you don’t pay us!

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