Drivers in and around San Antonio face many dangers on a daily basis. However, fatigued truck drivers pose serious risks to our roadways. If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by a drowsy truck driver, the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm is ready to help. Our San Antonio truck driver fatigue accident attorneys will investigate your case and work to secure the compensation you deserve.
When you are recovering from injuries caused by a negligent truck driver, you need skilled legal assistance to secure compensation. At the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm, we are ready to get to work.
Truck accident cases often involve many parties that have extensive resources at their disposal. This means that you need a skilled San Antonio truck driver fatigue accident lawyer to level the playing field. Your attorney will work to secure all evidence from the crash scene in order to prove liability in the incident. They will also work through the court system to obtain all safety and hours of service records related to the truck driver and company.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Texas regulatory agencies prohibit truck drivers from operating more than 11 hours in a single day. Commercial truck drivers are also prohibited from operating more than 60 hours of driving time in a workweek, or more than 70 hours of driving time over the course of eight consecutive days.
Regulatory agencies make these policies because they know that truck driver fatigue poses a major threat to everyone on the roadways. During the latest reporting year in the US, the FMCSA says that approximately 148,000 people were injured across the country. In Texas, the state DOT says that large tractor-trailer crashes were responsible for:
It is not uncommon for our San Antonio truck driver fatigue accident lawyers to help clients who have sustained the following:
If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by a fatigued truck driver, seek legal assistance today. At the Villarreal & Begum Law Firm, we have the experience you need to conduct a thorough investigation and secure the following compensation on your behalf:
When you need a San Antonio truck driver fatigue accident attorney, you can contact us online for a free consultation, or call us at (210) 777-4878.