Houston Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer
Were you recently involved in an accident with a commercial truck in Houston, Texas? Call Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers. You may have the right to file an insurance claim or lawsuit to seek damages for your medical expenses, lost earnings, and suffering.
Our Houston commercial truck accident lawyers can help you fight to get the substantial monetary award you deserve.
Led by Board Certified civil trial attorney Brian White, our team of award-winning Texas trial attorneys have 45+ years of experience handling complex personal injury cases like yours. We take on powerful adversaries and insurance companies every day, winning tens of millions of dollars are our catastrophically injured clients in the process.
Don’t let the person responsible for your work truck accident off the hook. Let our skilled legal team help you stand up and fight to make things right. We offer a free consultation, so contact our law offices in Houston, Texas, to learn more at (713) 500-5000.
How Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help if You’re in an Accident With a Commercial Work Truck in Houston, TX
Why did your accident with the commercial work truck happen? Who’s at fault? Who will ultimately be responsible for the costs of your medical care and lost income? What happens if the contractor tries to point fingers and blame you for the wreck?
Commercial truck accidents in Houston can be catastrophic, so you should be focused on your recovery right now. However, these are critically important issues that will have to be addressed if you decide to pursue compensation for your injuries. That’s where our Houston truck accident lawyers can help.
We’ll handle the complexities of your work truck injury claim so that you have the time and opportunity to get back on your feet.
Our nationally-acclaimed Houston personal injury attorneys will:
- Investigate the details of your accident with the commercial work truck
- Gather evidence that can be used to build a strong claim for damages – including photographs of the scene, surveillance footage, medical records, property damage, physical evidence from the scene, and police reports
- Interview witnesses with information relevant to the crash
- Defend against allegations that you caused or share fault for the work truck accident
- Prepare and submit a claim for damages with the insurance company on your behalf
- Handle negotiations and aggressively work to get a favorable settlement deal
- Bring your work truck accident case to a jury in Harris County, if necessary
Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers works on a contingency fee basis, so there’s absolutely no upfront cost to hire our top-rated legal team. You only pay if we win and recover compensation in your commercial truck accident injury case.
Call our law firm – with three convenient locations throughout the City of Houston – to arrange your free consultation.
Does Insurance Cover Commercial Work Truck Accidents in Texas?
Commercial work vehicles – including smaller trucks or vans driven by plumbers, electricians, HVAC specialists, and contractors – are everywhere in Houston. When contractors aren’t at a job, they spend much of their time driving around to get supplies, conduct estimates, and perform other work-related tasks.
In Texas, personal car insurance policies won’t cover accidents involving vehicles driven for commercial purposes. So, vehicles driven for a commercial purpose – anything related to a person’s business – must be covered by a commercial auto policy.
Individuals who should have commercial auto insurance include:
- General contractors
- Amazon delivery drivers
- Drivers for DoorDash, Instacart, and other food delivery services
- Pizza delivery drivers
- Uber and Lyft drivers
Since Texas is an at-fault state, the insurance company for the person who causes an auto accident is on the hook for resulting damages. If you’re involved in an accident with the negligent driver of a work truck in Houston, you’ll have to submit a claim to recover benefits from their commercial auto policy.
If the commercial driver doesn’t have a valid auto insurance policy, you can seek benefits from your Uninsured Motorist coverage, seek damages from a third party, and/or file a lawsuit against the negligent work truck driver.
Employers can also be vicariously liable for accidents caused by their employees driving company work vehicles.
What Damages Can I Recover in a Commercial Work Truck Accident in Houston, TX?
Whether you submit a claim to insurance or pursue damages in a truck accident lawsuit, you can potentially recover compensation for your financial losses and pain and suffering.
In Texas, these are known as economic damages and non-economic damages.
Our work truck accident attorneys in Houston will aggressively pursue compensation for things like:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Property damage
- Nursing care
- Mental anguish
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of quality of life
Punitive damages can potentially be awarded if a jury decides that the work truck driver (or someone else) acted intentionally or with gross negligence.
Schedule a Free Consultation With a Houston Commercial Work Truck Accident Lawyer Today
Texas has a two-year statute of limitations for truck accident lawsuits resulting in injury or wrongful death, so it’s important to get a jumpstart on your work truck accident case. Contact Attorney Brian White Personal Injury Lawyers and discover how our Houston commercial work truck accident lawyers can help you work toward a meaningful financial award.
We offer a free consultation, so reach out to our legal team to arrange yours today. We’re always available to take your call – 24/7/365.
We also cover:
- Cargo truck accidents (lost load, improperly loaded and oversize load accidents)
- Equipment failure
- Tow truck accidents
- Garbage truck accidents
- Poor truck maintenance accidents
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