Texas has the highest number of fatal truck accidents in the nation.
The trucking industry is a vital component of the economy in the United States. Commercial trucks are responsible for transporting goods throughout the country as well as to and from Mexico & Canada.
Year after year, Texas earns the top spot for highest number of truck accidents in the U.S. Texas roads saw 621 fatal truck accidents in 2017 and 363,000 property damage truck accidents that same year.
The size and power of a truck can cause catastrophic damage to both humans and property. Truck accidents have the potential to inflict serious injury and death.
Family members of those killed in truck accidents suffer an unnecessary, traumatic loss and survivors are often left with debilitating injuries that can last a lifetime.
Truck accident cases can be complex, owing to the large size & magnitude of the vehicles involved, in addition to the industry regulations that have been put in place by governmental agencies. We understand these distinctions and have a dedicated legal team who has specialized experience fighting on behalf of truck accident victims. We will work tirelessly to obtain the maximum compensation to which you are entitled.
How long do I have to file a truck accident lawsuit in Texas?
In Texas, you must file your truck accident lawsuit within two years of the accident. There are exceptions to this rule, however, so we do recommend that you consult with a qualified truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. For example, you may be able to file a lawsuit past that two-year date if you experience a delayed onset injury.
The laws surrounding exceptions to the statute of limitations in truck accident cases can be complex and an experienced lawyer will be able to help you.