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Unsecured Cargo

Unsecured Cargo Accidents

Austin Truck Accident Lawyer

Sharing the roadways with semi-trucks can be very dangerous, especially when you are driving in close proximity to an eighteen-wheeler on the freeway. If you were injured in a truck accident because of an unsecured load, you are urged to contact an Austin personal injury attorney from The Daspit Law Firm.

Being involved in a truck accident is more complicated than a standard car accident. You will have to deal with your own insurance company, the trucking company, and their large insurance carrier. You can look to our unique credentials and experience to affirm why we are the firm to trust with your unsecured cargo case.

What Sets Us Apart from the Competition

  • Attorney Daspit is a former insurance defense attorney.
  • He spent many years working for one of the most prestigious law firms in Texas.
  • We are a no recovery, no fee law firm.
  • We offer personalized legal strategies to fit the individual needs of clients.

Improperly Loaded Trucks

While there are different causes of truck accidents, improperly loaded trucks are by far some of the most dangerous. When a fully loaded semi-truck can reach as much as 80,000 pounds, the implications of an unsecured load can be disastrous.

When cargo dislodges and falls on the road and into the path of vehicles, it becomes a serious hazard for drivers. A 2004 study by AAA, entitled "The Safety Impact of Vehicle-Related Road Debris" found that vehicle-related road debris was estimated to cause over 25,000 crashes annually, claiming 81 to 90 lives.

One of the most common problems associated with an overloaded truck is overturning, and this often occurs when a truck is making a turn. As the load shifts, the weight of the truck is imbalanced and the truck overturns.

If a smaller passenger-sized car is next to or near the truck, it can be crushed by the weight of the load. Or, falling objects such as logs, cars, pipes, or even hazardous materials can be sent rolling or shooting across a highway, and thereby cause serious, if not life-threatening injuries to other drivers and passengers.

Injured in a truck accident? Contact us now!

If you were injured in a trucking accident, contact The Daspit Law Firm at once. We represent individuals who have been injured in commercial trucking accidents. Whether you were injured due to unsecured cargo, truck driver fatigue, texting while driving, or another reason, we can go head-to-head against the insurance company, and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Contact our Austin personal injury firm to schedule your free case evaluation!

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

  • Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law.

    “Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law. Oddly my cousin just was in an accident. We apparently are having a run of bad luck. At least we can count on Daspit to get us what we need.”

    Mario W.

  • Life saver!

    “I had a horrible accident on the job last year and hired another attorney in town to help me get through all the medical bills and lost income.”

    Sampson R.

  • Referred my buddy and his wife their after he was injured on the job during a work function.

    “Referred my buddy and his wife their after he was injured on the job during a work function. My buddy raved about the service he received and the settlement he received! I will continue to refer my friends.”

    Ronald D.

  • 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.

  • The overall experience was great! Brandon did a great job and made me feel like family.

    “The overall experience was great! Brandon did a great job and made me feel like family. It's not something I wanted to have to go through in general but Brandon made it a very easy process! Definitely recommend to others!”

    Michael S.