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Frequently Asked Questions About Trucking Accident

Backed by more than 73 years of combined experience, our lead attorneys Mike and Ross Simpson vigorously represent victims of Texas trucking accidents. In that time, we have gained a national reputation for our aggressive advocacy on behalf of the seriously injured and our legacy of results. At Simpson, Simpson & Penepacker, we understand the emotional and financial difficulties you are facing, and can answer any questions you might have about how to proceed with a lawsuit.

We represent clients injured in motor vehicle accidents involving trucks and commercial vehicles in Wise County, Jack County, Parker County, Montague County, Tarrant County and Denton County, Texas.

Truck Accident FAQ

Listed below are some of the most frequently asked questions about trucking accidents in Texas. For more information about how to seek compensation for your losses, contact our firm online or call us at 940-539-9006.

Now what? What to do after a truck wreck injury or wrongful death.

The period following a serious trucking accident can be upsetting and disorienting. For counsel during this difficult time, contact an experienced trucking accident attorney as soon as possible. The attorneys at our firm offer guidance, advocacy and advice to victims and their families. Further, we can determine who is responsible for your accident and help you file a claim seeking compensation for any damages and losses.

Who can I sue after a trucking accident?

Determining liability after a trucking accident or any type of motor vehicle accident can be complicated. Depending on the nature of the accident, the driver, trucking company and/or trucking manufacturer may be responsible for your injuries and losses. The trusted trucking accident attorneys at Simpson, Simpson & Penepacker can determine liability in your case and help you recover the compensation necessary to cover all your damages.

I was injured in a big-rig accident where the driver was at fault. Can I receive money for the time I missed at work?

Yes. Drivers, passengers or pedestrians injured by another's negligence in a trucking accident are eligible to recover compensation for lost wages. Additionally, with the help of a trucking accident attorney, accident victims may also seek compensation for medical expenses, disfigurement, physical impairment and pain and suffering.

Why do I need a trucking accident lawyer?

While the insurance company may take responsibility after an accident, it will also try to pay out as little as possible to the victim, regardless of the extent of his or her injuries and damages. A knowledgeable and experienced trucking accident attorney can advocate on your behalf and help you recover full compensation for your losses.

Can I sue if my family member was killed by a semi truck?

Yes. At our firm, we can assist you in filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the party responsible for the loss of your loved one. Family members may be entitled to compensation for funeral and medical costs, loss of income and services, emotional damages and other additional losses.

Have more questions about trucking accidents? We can help. Contact our nationally recognized staff of trucking accident attorneys online or call us at 940-539-9006.