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18-Wheeler Truck Accidents
A fully loaded semi tractor trailer can legally weigh up to 80,000 pounds. When it is traveling at highway speed and collides with a passenger vehicle weighing about 3,000 pounds, you do not have to be math wizard to understand that the people in the smaller vehicle are at high risk of injury and death.
The attorneys of Daly Campbell understand truck accidents and the trucking industry. We help people injured in semi truck crashes receive compensation for their injuries, medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, property damage, lost wages and other damages.
Evening the Odds
The trucking industry is big business. Accidents are seen as a cost of doing business. Big trucking firms and their insurance companies have formed rapid response units that can get to the scene of an 18-wheeler wreck within hours of the accident. They take photos, interview witnesses, and gather evidence to support their version of the case.
For this reason, it is extremely important for injured people to find a lawyer who knows how to even the odds — and to do so as quickly as possible. Our lawyers will work with investigators and accident reconstructionists, as necessary, to obtain and preserve important evidence. This includes:
- GPS records
- Information from the truck’s event data recorder — the black box module
- Drivers’ logs
- Statements from witnesses
- Photos of the scene
Identifying Regulatory Violations
We will analyze this evidence, looking for discrepancies between, for example, the driver’s log and the black box data. Our knowledge of the trucking industry allows us to recognize when trucking companies or truck drivers violate one or more of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations, including:
- Hours of service
- Driver training and licensing
- Use of controlled substances
- Safety equipment
- Size and weight of vehicle
- Inspection, repair and maintenance
- Transportation of hazardous material
Our lawyers have obtained significant verdicts and settlements for clients injured in semi truck accidents. We have taken on big insurance companies on behalf of injured people, and won. You can rely on us to help you obtain fair compensation for the full extent of personal injuries from accidents.
Contact the Houston 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Injury Lawyers
To arrange a free initial consultation with one of our lawyers, please contact Daly & Campbell Law Firm by e-mail, or call 281-488-1500. From our office in Houston, we represent clients in southeast Texas, throughout the state and nationwide
From Personal Injury to Personal Triumph
Imagine that you are driving to your job when all of a sudden you hear an 18-wheeler trying to screech to a stop behind you. You try to get out of his way, but you are too late. You have just been involved in a high-speed traffic collision. Thoughts immediately start racing through your head: your car, your job, paying for damages, paying for doctor’s bills, and the fact that this could potentially lead to a personal injury lawsuit. The Daly & Campbell Law Firm’s founders, Brendan Daly and Reese Campbell are personal injury lawyers who are here to get you the proper compensation for your injuries and your property. All you need to worry about is resting and healing.
Why Daly Campbell?
Passion for People
Daly & Campbell is led by trial attorneys Brendan M. Daly and J. Reese Campbell who have a passion for helping people. After serving the community and representing the State of Texas as prosecutors, Brendan Daly and Reese Campbell utilize their civil experience and trial expertise to guide their clients through whatever challenges life may bring them.
Clients find comfort knowing that “Trial Lawyers” is not a marketing gimmick. In the modern age of mediation and arbitration, that vast majority of civil litigation attorneys have little courtroom experience. As prosecutors, Brendan Daly and Reese Campbell gained experience trying countless jury trials ranging from white collar crime to murder. Now they utilize these skills on behalf of clients involved in civil litigation.
Daly & Campbell are able to offer their clients legal services in a full range of areas due to their wide ranging experience. To get a better idea of the spectrum of their legal expertise, see their current list of 2018 cases below. Their academic approach to the study of allow not only allows them to help a broader group of clients but also allows them to offer legal services to those who are facing unique and complicated challenges.