Trucking accidents can result in some of the most catastrophic injuries compared to any other accident on the road. The size and weight of these vehicles are a sure sign of disaster, especially when an 18-wheeler or semi collides with a smaller vehicle. However, it is not merely a truck’s size and weight that cause an accident. More often than not, these types of collisions are a direct result of negligence on part of the truck driver, the driver’s employer, and even the manufacturer.
After any type of auto accident, it is absolutely imperative that investigation of the accident is thoroughly conducted by a team with experience and complete understanding of truck operating procedures and trucking laws The Houston truck accident investigation lawyers at de Lachica Law Firm, PLLC, are more than qualified to provide assistance to any clients after such an accident.
How a Houston Truck Accident Lawyer Help
Once you hire a Houston truck accident lawyer from de Lachica Law Firm, our attorney will begin the investigation into the what happened. First, scene of the accident will be thoroughly investigated. This means our lawyer will do the following:
- Get interviews from all witnesses while the memory of the crash is still fresh in their minds. The longer you wait, the memories will fade and your case could be jeopardized by a faulty memory.
- Take pictures of the accident site and any damaged vehicles. Pictures of your injures will be included in the investigation.
- Obtain the accident condition report, which will explain the time of the accident, the weather conditions, and the state of the road. Our attorney will also get access to the truck’s black box contents.
- Inspect all vehicles, both interior and exterior.
Why You Need a Lawyer Onsite
It will only take the trucking company a few hours to have its own attorney at the scene of the accident. Therefore, it’s imperative that victims of these accidents also have their own lawyer present. At de Lachica Law Firm, you can rely on the services of our legal team to begin our investigation as soon as we get onsite.
The breadth of an accident investigation encompasses thorough assessments, interviews, and attentive skill. We not only know this, but we aim for nothing less. Only when the true causes of the truck accident are fully investigated and brought to light in court do truck insurance companies stand a chance of being taken down. It is our goal to ensure that each and every truck accident victim we represent is given the full possibility for recovery.
Don’t wait any longer! Contact the Houston truck accident lawyers at de Lachica Law Firm, PLLC, now for a free evaluation of your case.