Commercial trucks are prevalent on highways throughout the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. As you well know, sleep deprived truck drivers speed at dangerous rates while their trucks may also be too heavy or not properly maintained, all of which are highly regulated under Texas law. The negligent operation of a tractor trailer, semi, or bobtail on Dallas area roadways leads to dangerous accidents.
1. Pay close attention to your doctor’s orders for treatment. Lawyers for the trucking company often use every available opportunity to blame the victim for the severity of the injuries by arguing that the victim did not follow doctor’s orders.
2. Contact Carrollton Injury Law as soon as you are physically able. While you are in the hospital, commercial truck companies will usually have investigators on the site of the accident within hours of the wreck collecting evidence. Thus, it is important to your attorney at Carrollton Injury Law involved as soon as possible.
3. Finally, do not talk to an insurance company or legal representative of the commercial trucking company without the presence of your lawyer. You may be pressured to make statements or approve a settlement offer that are not in your best interest.