18-wheeler trucks and other tractor-trailers involved in accidents often cause serious injuries that are often life changing. These life-changing injuries can diminish your ability to enjoy your family as well as limit your ability to work, which may cause a substantial drop in income.
At The Pusch & Nguyen Law Firm we offer our legal representation in 18-wheeler accidents. We can give you legal advice and counsel you need to ensure a favorable solution to your legal issues. Our experience allows us to negotiate with insurance companies, challenge any attempts to down play your injuries, and effectively represent you in your case.
If you or some one you know has been injured in an 18-wheeer-accident contact The Pusch & Nguyen Law Firm for a free consultation. At The Pusch & Nguyen Law Firm we understand the devastation of 18-wheeler accident and the problems it can cause to you and your loved ones. We will do everything we can to make sure you recover after a collision with an 18-wheeler.
Sharing the roads with semi-trucks, 18-wheelers and other big trucks is a nerve-wracking but necessary part of modern life. Because these trucks are so heavy and massive, they tend to cause more damages, injuries and even deaths than regular vehicles when they are involved in collisions. Most trucks are owned by huge trucking companies that have vast networks of insurance adjusters at their disposal, and their top goal is to pay out as little as possible on claims. Houston residents are just as likely as people elsewhere in the country to be involved in trucking accidents, and it’s important to know how to proceed. If you have been injured in a trucking accident and live in Houston, the personal injury lawyers of Pusch & Nguyen are here to help.
Texas Truck Accident Statistics
People become injured in truck accidents across the state of Texas every day. In 2010 alone, there were 284 fatalities associated with truck crashes in the state. That year, 2,339 serious injuries were caused by accidents involving 18-wheelers and other big trucks.
Across the Lone Star State in 2017, one person was killed in a car crash every two hours and 21 minutes. One person was injured in a crash every two minutes and four seconds. All told, 254,853 people were injured in car crashes in 2017—including truck accidents.
With these statistics in mind, it’s easy to see why personal injury attorneys in Houston have plenty to do.
What to Do After a Truck Accident
Immediately after being involved in a truck accident, the first order of business is to seek qualified medical care. Trucking company insurance adjusters tend to act quickly, and they will likely contact you shortly thereafter. They will assure you that you will be fairly compensated, but the truth is that their top goal is to keep their clients from paying. Therefore, the next thing to do after getting medical care is to contact a competent personal injury lawyer. The Houston personal injury attorneys of Pusch & Nguyen will person a free evaluation of your case, and there is no fee unless we win.
Protect Your Rights
In a perfect world, people who are injured because of the negligence of others wouldn’t have to worry about protecting their rights and could expect insurance companies and others to do the right thing. In reality, though, the only effective way to protect your rights is by proactively contacting a Houston personal injury attorney at your earliest convenience. The attorneys that you hire should have proven experience in the field of personal injury law and truck accidents. That applies to the team at Pusch & Nguyen for many reasons—including the fact that Gerard Pusch, a partner, is board-certified in personal injury trial law.
Decades of Knowledge and Experience
When filing a personal injury lawsuit in Texas involving a truck accident, it is crucial to independently investigate the matter to obtain and preserve evidence as quickly as possible. At Pusch & Nguyen, our attorneys will initiate a prompt, concise and extensive investigation immediately after accepting your personal injury case. Our network includes respected national experts and experienced, knowledgeable and skilled investigators. Our firm boasts more than 30 years of combined personal injury litigation experience. We are not afraid to litigate, and we prepare to try 100-percent of the truck accident cases that we take on.
Receive Fair Compensation for Your Injuries, Pain and Suffering
Under Texas law, you have two years from the date of being injured to file a personal injury lawsuit. You also are entitled to receive economic and non-economic damages depending on the particulars of your case. During your free case evaluation, an attorney from Pusch & Nguyen will determine whether you have a case and what types of damages that you could feasibly seek.
Every truck accident case is different, but examples of the types of economic damages that you may be able to pursue for your Houston truck accident case include:
loss of future earning capacity
loss of household services
Examples of non-economic damages that you may pursue in your truck accident lawsuit include:
pain and suffering
loss of consortium
Do You Have a Valid Truck Accident Personal Injury Case?
Before dismissing the possibility of holding negligent parties responsible for your injuries, contact Pusch & Nguyen for a free case evaluation. You have absolutely nothing to lose and a lot to gain, including compensation for economic and non-economic losses. If the following things apply to your situation, you very likely have a valid personal injury case:
the negligent party owed a duty to you
the negligent party breached that duty
the breach of duty caused injury to you
you have suffered damages because of that injury
Protect Your Rights with Houston Truck Accident Lawyers
When it comes to being injured in a truck accident, one thing is for certain: No one is going to go out of their way to protect your rights or to compensate you for your injuries. In fact, insurance companies and others may actively work against such an outcome. Truck companies have huge resources at their disposal, and seeking qualified legal representation is one of the few ways to level the field. Don’t wait until the statute of limitations expires on your truck accident case. Contact Pusch & Nguyen today to schedule a free case evaluation.