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18-Wheeler-Truck-Accidents

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration publishes the laws and regulations that apply to the transportation of goods in the United States.  These laws and regulations require companies and drivers to adhere to minimum standards that are intended to protect the public and ensure that goods are safely transported across the United States.

These regulations can be accesssed here: http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations.

In Texas, a careless or negligent truck driver is legally responsible for any harm proximately caused by such carelessness or neglience.   In Texas, a careless or negligent company is also legally responsible for any harm proximately caused by their carelessness or negligence. Recoverable compensation include medical bills, lost wages, physical impairment or limitations, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and loss of consortium.

We handle all personal injury and wrongful death cases on a contingency-fee basis. Our firm advances the cost of investigating, preparing and resolving your case. You will pay NO attorney fees or expenses UNLESS we recover monetary damages in a settlement or trial verdict.

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