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Have You Been Injured in a Truck Accident?
Of the 255,136 truck accidents that took place in Texas last year, urban settings like Dallas fared the worst with 53% of the serious injury crashes and 70% of these truck wrecks overall. Any type of motor vehicle accident has the potential to be utterly devastating, but collisions with large trucks, buses, tankers, vans and other larger automobiles can cause particularly severe injury and damage. The magnitude of these accidents can result in additional challenges through the process of gaining your rightful determination and settlement. Trucking companies have legal and insurance resources at their fingertips that individuals simply do not, not to mention a wealth of experience protecting their interests in the aftermath of accidents. If you or a loved one have been injured in a truck accident, contact an experienced Dallas truck accident lawyer at Thompson Law anytime 24/7 for a free no-obligation consultation at 844-308-8180.
As a victim of a serious truck wreck, working to heal your injuries and put your life back together can be a full–time job. You may find that you need the help of a specialized Dallas truck accident lawyer to take care of your claim, while you take care of yourself and your loved ones. Thompson Law’s Dallas truck accident lawyers have the experience, expertise, and tenacity to stand up to big companies and collect your rightful compensation. Don’t hesitate to contact 844-308-8180 Thompson Law’s Dallas truck accident lawyers today for the help you need, and the compensation you deserve.
Truck Fast Facts
Pickup trucks are the most popular vehicle sold in Texas, and the Ford F-150 is the most popular model.
The conventional 18 Wheeler can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, nearly 20 times as much as an average car on the road.
From 2015 to 2017, trucks in the weight class of 33,000lbs and above accounted
for 71-78% of fatal truck crashes nationwide.
In that same period, there were 428 fatal large truck crashes involving hazardous materials cargo. That averages to 142 of these types of crashes per year
Texas contributed 9.3% of the fatal tractor trailer collisions that occurred in the US in 2017, with 433 of the 4657 total accidents.
In the 2017-2018 school year, there were 2,211 school buses and 22,761 students involved in accidents, resulting in 650 injuries.
The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) most recent statistics report that there are 2,746,882 semi trailers and 8,456,30 straight trucks in the US.
American Trucking Association (ATA) released its 2018 revenue report for the industry, showing nearly $100 billion in growth over the prior year, for a total of $796.7 billion.
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