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SEMI TRUCK Accident Lawyer

If you were involved in a motor vehicle collision with a semi-truck, you may have suffered life-changing injuries that have prevented you from returning to work. With steep medical bills and no money coming in, you may not know where to turn or how to go about recovering compensation for your medical bills, totaled vehicle, and other losses. At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our semi-truck accident lawyers can build a strong case that can help you recover the compensation you deserve, for an accident that was not your fault.

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How Can a Semi-Truck Accident Attorney Help?

If you were injured in a collision with a commercial truck, a semi-truck accident lawyer at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm can help. Our legal team is familiar with state and federal trucking laws and knows what evidence is needed to build a strong case that will hold all negligent parties responsible for your damages. 

At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our semi-truck accident attorneys can help by:

Can An Attorney Handle the Insurance Company on My Behalf?

Insurance companies are quick to offer accident victims a low settlement, hoping they will just go away. These fast settlements are never enough to cover the total cost of accident-related expenses. At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our semi-truck accident lawyers will handle all communication with the claims adjuster to prevent them from harassing you or pressuring you into accepting an unfair settlement. We will work tirelessly to fight for the compensation you’re owed, for the harm you have suffered.

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What is the Statute of
Limitations in Texas?

Accident victims will have two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit. Failure to file within this time frame can result in your case being dismissed from court. This means you will be unable to recover damages for all accident-related costs. When you work with a semi-truck accident lawyer at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, they will ensure all paperwork is filed correctly and on time. 

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What our customers are saying about us.

Jose A

Sarah was amazing! I never had to step foot in an office, calls were few, but very precise, informative and momentous in the process. The entire Dominguez team was outstanding, and made my injury claim so stress free. Words cannot describe how grateful I am for them.

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"Estoy muy agradecida por un servicio super profesional y de excelencia, es un equipo de trabajo muy servicial. Quiero reconocer al licenciado Fernando Basilio, por su trabajo de respeto y cortesía ante todo lo relacionado a mi caso. Definitivamente la firma de abogados Ben Dominguez, es "Excelencia y profesionalismo en su trabajo". Gracias!"

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"This was my first accident ever and with that it was a 5 car pile up. I was scared and had no idea what to do. I called Ben's office to get me some help when the insurance was trying to say they didn't know who was at fault and I had to pay out of pocket."

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"I am very pleased with Ben Dominguez Law Firm for how they handled my case. I would recommend this Law Firm to anyone that is in need of a Law Firm. Everything was handled in a timely normal manner and I was pleased with the outcome."

What Are Common Big Rig Accident Injuries?

Truck accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, including:

What Damages Am I Entitled to After a Truck Crash?

After a truck accident, you may be entitled to the following types of damages:

How to Deal With Insurance
Companies After a Truck
Accident?

Dealing with insurance companies after a truck accident can be complicated and overwhelming, especially if you sustained severe injuries. 
Below are some steps you should follow after an accident with a semi-truck, to protect your rights and your claim.

Limit Your Communication With the Truck Driver’s Insurance Provider

Insurance companies are out to make a profit. Because of this, a claims adjuster will look for any reason to minimize payout or deny your claim. If you do not have legal representation, you’ll have to speak with the claims adjuster on your own and negotiate a fair settlement. Because so much money is at stake, it’s advisable that you hire a semi-truck accident lawyer to handle settlement negotiations. Your attorney can also take over all communication with the claims adjuster, to prevent them from harassing you or pressuring you into accepting a low settlement offer. 

If you have no legal representation and have to talk to the insurance company, when you tell your side of the story, stick to the facts and do not admit fault. Provide basic information, such as your name, contact details, and the events that led up to the accident.

Contact Your Insurance Company to Report the Accident

Notify your insurance provider about the collision as soon as possible. Provide them with only the facts. Cooperate with their investigation.

Speak With An Attorney

Consider hiring a semi-truck accident attorney, especially if you’ve sustained injuries or other damages. An attorney can protect your rights and negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf.

Do Not Accept Early Settlements

Insurance companies may offer early settlements to resolve the case quickly. However, you must carefully evaluate the offer and consider the long-term effects of the accident and how your injuries have impacted your health and whether or not you will be able to return to work in the future. Before accepting any settlement, speak with a lawyer.

Keep Documentation

Keep records of all communication with insurance companies, including phone calls, emails, and written correspondence. Keep copies of medical bills, repair estimates, and any other relevant documents.

Obtain a Professional Assessment

Have your vehicle assessed for damages, and obtain estimates for repairs.

Follow Medical Advice

Follow any recommended medical treatments and make it to every appointment. Document all medical expenses, prescriptions, and other related medical costs.

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Negotiating a Settlement After a Truck Accident

If you were injured in an accident with a big rig, the driver’s insurance provider may try to contact you. The claims adjuster may ask to record your statement and ask for your side of the story. However, this is done in an attempt to trick you into saying something that could potentially damage your claim, such as admitting your injuries are not severe or that you were partially at fault for the collision. When you hire a truck accident lawyer, they will handle all communication with the insurance company, including settlement negotiations. An attorney will value your damages, consulting with experts to determine the true value of your claim. They will then go back and forth with the claims adjuster, fighting for the fair settlement you deserve. If an insurance company refuses to make a reasonable settlement offer, your attorney can file a lawsuit on your behalf and present your case before a judge and jury.

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At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our trial-tested attorneys have extensive experience in the courtroom and know how to present a compelling case that will help you recover the award you deserve.

Keep in mind, most insurance companies settle out of court. While we prepare your case for trial, we will continue to negotiate with the insurance company. Insurance companies are more likely to make a fair settlement offer once we have filed a lawsuit.

Contact Us Today!

If you were involved in an auto accident with a semi-truck and you sustained injuries, contact the Ben Dominguez Law Firm today. Our semi-truck accident lawyers can help you pursue the compensation you’re owed for all of your accident-related costs.

 At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our legal team will work tirelessly to help you obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us today to learn more.

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Servicing Clients Throughout The State of Texas

Our legal team understands how challenging it may be to visit us in person, especially if you suffered injuries in an accident, which is why we offer both in-person and virtual appointments. Our goal is to help accident victims in the great state of Texas, receive the experienced and knowledgeable legal guidance and support they need, conveniently, and as soon as possible following a personal injury accident or incident.