San Antonio Truck Driver Negligence Attorney
Every day, large commercial trucks and big rigs drive through San Antonio on their way across country. These truck drivers have a responsibility to ensure the safety of those around them by driving carefully and obeying all driving laws and trucking regulations. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and when truck drivers are negligent, they put themselves and everyone around them in severe danger.
There are a variety of reasons why a truck driver can be found negligent Stress and fatigue is a common factor in accidents caused by truck driver negligence. Truck drivers often work under tight deadlines, leading many to drive too fast or drive all night without taking breaks. Other causes of truck driver negligence include:
- Driver fatigue
- Failure yield
- Distracted driving (texting, cell phone use)
- Overloaded trucks
- Reckless driving
- Mechanical failure
- Poor driving conditions
- Driver inexperience
- Drug use
It is incredibly important to determine the actual cause of a truck accident and the accompanying circumstances in order to determine liability. Not only can a truck driver be held liable for a truck accident but his or her employing truck company can also be held liable for the accident and its resulting injuries, damages, or deaths. Depending on the circumstances, other negligent parties could also be liable. For instance, if another motorist was also negligent he or she could also be held liable for the truck accident. To further discuss your accident call The Law Office of Joe A. Gamez today. We Fight For You!
Contact a San Antonio Truck Driving Accident Lawyer
If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident contact the law Gamez Law Firm for a free legal case evaluation. The attorneys at The Law Office of Joe A. Gamez are experienced in handling personal injury cases and have an established track record for getting compensation for victims of truck accident injuries. Call us today at (210) 736-4040. Se Habla Español.