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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

  • Such a great experience from start to finish.

    “Such a great experience from start to finish. From the moment I called to the first visit everyone was extremely cordial and went out of their way to accommodate my needs. We went through everything step by step and they made me feel comfortable throughout the whole process. very pleased with the settlement!”

    Julian S.

  • Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me.

    “Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me. I had a bad accident while on my job and was worried how I would take care of my family but he fixed everything. I am very happy I called Daspit Law and worked with Mr Grinsfelder. God bless you!”

    Victor M.

  • I was fortunate to have chosen Daspit Law Firm to represent my family.

    “I was fortunate to have chosen Daspit Law Firm to represent my family. Many messy details regarding a wreck became our big nightmare. Had nearly given up if it wasn't for the persistence and support provided here. Daspit law guided us through a process that no longer seems foreign. An eye for detail, and their diligent effort resulted in everything we had hoped for. Want to thank the entire team again, for helping my family and going the extra mile to prove our case. Lita”

    Micalita S.

  • Excellent experience at Daspit Law Firm with Derek Fadner.

    “Excellent experience at Daspit Law Firm with Derek Fadner. He was really good at explaining everything and putting it into perspective and execution was flawless. The outcome was more than I could have imagined. I will be referring anyone that has personal injury needs!”

    Michael S.

  • 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.