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Truck 18 Wheeler Accidents

Truck & 18-Wheeler Accident Attorney in Austin

Former Defense Experience on Your Side

Our lead attorney, John Daspit, is a former defense lawyer who spent years working for Fulbright & Jaworski, one of the world's most prestigious and largest law firms. With unique insight into the law, our Austin personal injury attorney knows of common tactics that may be used by insurance companies, negligent truck drivers, trucking companies, or product manufacturers. We can use our insider knowledge to put our clients in an advantageous position - and our adversaries know it!

As a formidable force in and out of the courtroom, the legal team at The Daspit Law Firm is not afraid to go up against big insurance companies and press for your fair compensation after a serious accident. In fact, we are willing to send a message to insurance companies that we work to our fullest ethical and professional ability to make certain that people injured in truck accidents receive the maximum compensation that they are entitled to under the protection of the law.

Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

Due to the sheer size, weight, and length of a truck or 18-wheeler, it comes as no surprise that these vehicles often take longer to stop or need more room to complete a wide turn. Any time a large semi-truck is involved in a collision with a smaller vehicle, the impending damages can be devastating. We can work to determine whether your accident was caused by the truck driver, truck company, truck manufacturer, and / or another party.

Causes of truck accidents include the following:

  • Driving while under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or controlled substances
  • Bad, defective brake systems or other malfunctioning parts
  • Federal trucking regulations violations
  • Speeding, reckless, or aggressive driving
  • Unsecure cargo leading to overturns
  • Toxic exposure in collisions involving trucks transporting hazardous materials

In most cases, we are able to secure a satisfactory result from insurance companies through tireless representation of your rights in negotiation, mediation, or arbitration. Our seasoned litigator knows exactly what is needed to create a compelling case, and in most instances, our clients don't even have to step foot in the courtroom. With our Austin personal injury lawyer on your side, you can focus on regaining your health and returning to living life normally.

We make the justice system work for you. Call The Daspit Law Firm today!

If you or your loved one was involved in a trucking accident, do not wait another moment to retain a professional who knows how to make the justice system work for you. We work on a contingency-fee basis, meaning our clients don't pay fees until we secure a satisfactory outcome. Our Austin truck accident lawyer is ready to fight for you!

Contact our firm today and schedule your free case consultation. We would be happy to sit down with you and determine your legal options. If you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, we can also be of assistance as you and your family pursue a wrongful death claim.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

Rave Reviews from
Happy Clients

  • Thank you so much Daspit!!

    “Thank you so much Daspit!! You made the accident that I was in not so traumatizing. When I was hit by a person who was not from Houston and did not know downtown well he at first was sorry and admitted it was his fault until the cops showed up. From that point on I was in a panic until I entered your office and you guided me through.I recommend Daspit to anyone who wants to be treated with compassion and needs true guidance through the law.”

    Erica G.

  • Evan and team really took care of me a Daspit

    “Evan and team really took care of me a Daspit Law! I had zero idea what I was getting into. Thankfully Evan sat down with me and went over everything in detail. He made everything so easy! I will be recommending Daspit Law firm!”

    Julian C.

  • Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one.

    “Top notch service! Never thought I would need a lawyer or did I want to deal with one. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with the service I received and the outcome was even better. Brandon was straight forward, helpful and successful! Thanks for all of your hard work!”

    Bryce H.

  • I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit

    “I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit Law. There was no fast talking gimmick type techniques used. Robert was actually very personable and answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable through out the whole process. Highly recommend Robert!”

    Shawn B.

  • I am so happy my friend referred me to Daspit Law.

    “Had a great first visit and consultation with Robert. He really patient with me and explained everything in detail.”

    Mandy H.