Injured in a Commercial Truck Accident?
Our Houston Truck Accident Attorney Provides Protection for Texas Truck Accident Victims
Our Houston truck accident attorney has been providing skilled representation for our clients for years, upholding our ongoing commitment to tenacious and effective advocacy for injury victims in the state of Texas. He received his board certification in Personal Injury Trial Law in 2008 from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This is a rare distinction that testifies to his ability and his dedication to excellence and ongoing education and improvement.
If you or a loved one has been injured, we encourage you to get in touch with our firm, The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III PC, for the help you need.
Truck Accident Statistics You Should Know
Truck accident claims can involve federal regulations designed to protect drivers by regulating the behavior and actions of trucking companies and the drivers they employ to operate their vehicles. Big rigs, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks can weigh as much as 40 tons. There are millions of trucks in the United States, and they support an important aspect of the nation’s economy. Unfortunately, these large vehicles also cause numerous accidents every year.
According to national statistics from the Department of Transportation:
- Approximately 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year in the U.S.
- Approximately 5,000 of these accidents are fatal.
- Roughly 130,000 injuries are caused by trucking accidents every year.
- On average, a commercial truck accident costs $59,150.
- The victims of trucking accidents are overwhelmingly the drivers and passengers of conventional vehicles involved.
- About 98% of fatalities in these accidents are not truck drivers, but regular vehicle occupants.
Call Our Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer for a Free Case Review
As you can see, conventional drivers are disproportionately injured and affected in truck accidents. If you or a loved one was hurt in a truck accident, please contact our firm today to set up a free case evaluation. We are prepared to help you.
Our Houston truck accident attorney has recovered more than $100 million for injury clients. His ability and experience can make a difference in your case. Call us today at (832) 225-4902.