Over an estimated 15 million commercial trucks operate in the United States, with over 400 billion miles logged by drivers. Commercial vehicles are a powerful force on the nation’s highways that leave incredible destruction in their wake when something goes wrong and an accident occurs. A number of things may cause these types of accidents including truck driver negligence, road hazards, or the actions of those in passenger vehicles.

Truck drivers have a duty to follow strict safety guidelines when permitted to operate such heavy machinery. Trucking companies also have a duty to ensure that they and their drivers adhere to outlined regulations. When one fails to follow protocol and causes an accident, then they are accountable for related injuries and damages.

The Eberstein & Witherite truck wreck lawyers helps truck accident victims who have been impacted by the negligence or misconduct of truck drivers or the companies they work for and need help. The firm can help investigate an accident scene, review company logs, and ensure that checks and balances are in place to properly assess liability in these cases. Individuals who have been involved in an 18-wheeler accident in Texas can contact the firm today for a free case review.

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