According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), one in nine traffic deaths involves a collision with a large truck, such as tractor-trailers, water haulers, gasoline semitrailers, logging trucks, and other heavy trucks. Much of the damage in a tractor-trailer accident is due the vehicle’s heavy weight, but such crashes also may be the result of improper driver training, lack of driver sleep, poor truck maintenance, and other factors.
Ward, Smith & Hill’s offices in Longview and Tyler are surrounded by the logging industry and oil drilling sites that are accompanied by a steady stream of 18-wheelers traveling our roadways. Our team has represented numerous clients in cases involving heavy truck crashes on I-20 and highways throughout East Texas, including cases involving serious injuries and wrongful death.
We rely on a sophisticated team of lawyers, investigators and experts in accident reconstruction in order to assemble the facts of your truck accident case as we prepare for settlement negotiations and courtroom trials. Our goal is to help our clients get the compensation they deserve.
Our truck wreck attorneys provide clients with years of experience in cases involving: