Arlington, TX Truck Accident Lawyers
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If you were injured in an accident involving a large truck or other commercial vehicle, and the accident was not your fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation! Our experienced Arlington truck accident lawyers at Ted Machi & Associates, P.C., can stand up for your legal rights and ensure that you get paid for the suffering you endured. We understand what you are going through and the obstacles you’re facing. Our team is here for you every step of the way and is dedicated to winning! Call today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your legal options.
Most Common Types Of Truck Accidents & Their Causes
Truck accidents are all too common in Texas; the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) reported an estimated 5,620 collisions involving a semi in Texas in 2022 alone. Rollovers, rear-end collisions, head-on collisions, jackknifing, t-bone accidents, sideswipe crashes, and wide-turn accidents are some of the most common forms of accidents that involve commercial vehicles, with rollovers consistently happening the most frequently.
There are a variety of reasons why truck accidents happen. Sometimes, other drivers on the road aren’t aware that a truck needs more time to brake or react, and merge lanes or brake too quickly. However, the overwhelming majority of the time, truck accidents happen because truck drivers fall asleep at the wheel (due to driving long distances for long days), or are distracted, or are intoxicated. Sometimes, the trucking company will be at fault for pressuring them to make deadlines and ignore federal guidelines, or for not properly maintaining the vehicle. Sometimes both parties are at fault! Our Arlington truck accident lawyers will take the time to investigate your crash and help you understand who can be held responsible.
Being Injured In A Truck Accident Can Be Expensive
Because trucks are so much larger than other vehicles on the road, any collision with a passenger vehicle or a singular person (walking, on a motorcycle, on a bicycle, etc.) is likely to be catastrophic and result in severe injuries. Depending on how badly you were hurt, you could end up facing astronomical medical costs for items related to:
- Ambulatory transport or air transport to a nearby hospital
- Imaging tests like X-rays, CTs, MRIs, etc.
- Surgery or multiple surgeries (including emergency dental surgery)
- Dental work
- Medications (prescription and over the counter)
- Medical devices (boots, crutches, braces, casts, etc.)
- Physical therapy and or chiropractic care
- And more.
Even if you have great health insurance, this can add up to be tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars that you face paying out of pocket. If your injuries require lifelong treatment and/or leave you permanently disabled, or if you have to take time off work without pay until you fully recover (or if you have to switch careers entirely or become unable to work at all), the total costs of your accident can be staggering.
We Can Help You Recover Fair Monetary Damages For Your Injuries
When the accident was caused by a negligent truck driver or trucking company, you shouldn’t have to bear the full burden of the expenses incurred, and you also deserve to be compensated for the trauma the accident caused. It is likely that you had to endure a lot of pain and suffering, miss out on activities you otherwise would have enjoyed participating in, and lose sleep, among other things – while those may not be as easily quantifiable as medical bills are, you still should be paid fairly for them.
The truck driver’s insurance company or the trucking company (or their insurance company) should cover all of those costs. However, insurance companies are notorious for refusing to pay out full claims to injured accident victims. They will typically attempt to either avoid paying altogether or will make a much lower offer than what your injuries are actually worth – that’s where our Arlington truck accident lawyers can come in. We can review your case, and help you understand how much your injuries should be valued at, and what your options are. We can help you file a claim or communicate and negotiate with the insurance company to win the best settlement possible. We will even go so far as to take your case to trial if that’s what it takes to recover successful damages!
Why Choose Our Arlington Truck Accident Lawyers To Represent You?
We have been driven to obtain justice for each and every one of our clients since our firm first started. Because we are a small firm, we are able to offer you direct access to a skilled attorney and a level of personal service that other firms simply can’t match! You and your future financial stability are our top priority. Our lead attorney, Ted Machi, is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has been practicing injury law for over 25 years; you can rely on his experience to put your mind at ease and give you an advantage in negotiations or litigation! Our aggressive Arlington truck accident lawyers can take your case on a contingency fee basis if we decide to work with you, meaning that you don’t have to pay us anything unless and until we get you paid! Call now to schedule a complimentary legal consultation and get started.
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The team at Ted Machi & Associates help me through a difficult situation and was very responsive to insure a successful outcome. My attorney was very thorough in explaining and helping me make the right decision. If you need expert advice and a company with years of experience, I would consult with the team at Ted Machi and Associates. My outcome was favorable.
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