18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer in San Antonio

18-Wheeler Accident Attorneys Serving Injured Clients in San Antonio and Surrounding Communities

18-wheelers are a common sight in San Antonio with three major interstates (I-35, I-37, and I-10) all meeting in the cities center. While this increased 18-wheeler traffic is the mark of a healthy city economy, it also poses a risk to motorists in and around San Antonio.

If you have been involved in an 18-wheeler accident in San Antonio, you know just how catastrophic the resulting injuries and damages can be. You need a San Antonio injury attorney with the experience and resources to handle your claim. Call Thomas J. Henry Law now for a FREE case review and learn how our firm can work for you.

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What to Look for When Hiring an 18-Wheeler Accident Attorney

The truth is when you are involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler, you are instantly at a disadvantage. Similar to a passenger vehicle facing a 40-ton semi-truck, the company that owns and operates the 18-wheeler has money and resources that vastly exceed that of the average San Antonio resident. If you plan to recover fair compensation, the first thing to consider is that you are not on a level playing field when it comes to filing you claim. This is why you need an experienced San Antonio semi accident lawyer.

At Thomas J. Henry Law, we can fight fire with fire and can go punch for punch with even the largest corporations in the world. We have built a reputation on successfully litigating against the biggest defendants, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. With a team of more than 200 experienced attorneys and the best technology and resources available to the legal industry, we can pursue you claim with the aggression and efficiency only the largest personal injury firm in Texas can offer.

The fact is smaller firms simply cannot withstand the onslaught a well-financed transportation company’s legal team can bring. They will slow-play your case in hopes that you run out of money and agree to settle for a fraction of what your case is worth. Thomas J. Henry Law has the money to meet them at every turn and can stay strong through trial should it be necessary.

Do not settle for less, call Thomas J. Henry Law to speak with an 18-wheeler accident attorney in San Antonio today. We will take immediate action on your claim while you focus on what is most important: getting better.

Most Common Causes of San Antonio 18-Wheeler Accidents

18-wheeler accidents can have many causes, and a single accident may have multiple cases. No matter the cause, when an accident does occur, the results can be life-threatening. Among the most common causes of 18-wheeler accident in San Antonio are:

  • Driver drowsiness and fatigue
    • Commercial truck drivers are responsible for complying with regulations pertaining to their hours of service, ensuring drivers receive enough sleep and rest to safely operate their vehicle.
  • Dangerous lane changes
  • Improper turns
  • Distracted driving
  • Unsafe following distance
  • Failure to control speed
  • Aggressive driving

If you been involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, you need an experienced San Antonio semi accident lawyer who can identify and prove all instances of negligence that resulted in your injuries.

Contact an Experienced 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer in San Antonio

If you or a loved one have been involved in an 18-wheler accident in San Antonio, do not risk your claim to compensation. Thomas J. Henry Law has experienced injury attorneys in San Antonio ready to assist you 24/7, nights and weekends.

Contact us today for a FREE case consultation with a licensed 18-wheeler accident attorney in San Antonio. Attorneys are standing by.

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  • Phone number: 210-941-2191 (attorneys available 24/7 to assist you)
  • Address: 5710 W Hausman Rd, Suite 108, San Antonio, Texas 78249
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Your Questions Answered

We have straight answers to difficult questions to help you make critical decisions, navigate legal process and help you get justice.

Following an accident, there are always more questions than answers. At Thomas J. Henry, we’re here to answer any questions you have about your injury case.

Because Thomas J. Henry Law works on a contingency fee basis, our clients do not pay us anything unless and until we win their 18-wheeler accident claim. Further, we can even advance money on qualified cases to help cover medical bills and other living expenses while your San Antonio truck accident claim is being handled.

If you have questions about hiring a San Antonio 18-wheeler accident attorney, call our offices for a FREE case evaluation.

Yes. If you have lost a family member in an 18-wheeler accident, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit against the truck driver, the trucking company, and any other parties determined to be negligent.

Our San Antonio 18-wheeler accident lawyers are well-versed in wrongful death claims and will work diligently to ensure you are properly compensated for your loved one’s death.

Yes. In general, 18-wheeler accident lawsuits are more complex than a lawsuit involving a regular car crash. They can also be much more difficult to win.

Drivers of 18-wheelers in San Antonio are subject to specialized rules and regulations that regular drivers are not. Further, most transportation companies employ teams of attorneys to challenge the lawsuit and ensure the company pays as little as possible, if anything at all.

This is why you should always hire an experienced attorney to handle your San Antonio 18-wheeler accident lawsuit. Thomas J. Henry Law has the legal experience and financial resources to help you take on the trucking company and receive the compensation you deserve. With a team of more than 200+ attorneys and 350 supporting staff, you can rest assured that your case is in capable hands.

If you have been hurt in an 18-wheeler accident, you can seek compensation for your injuries as well as financial losses the may have resulted from your accident. These include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of consortium
  • Disfigurement
  • Physical impairment
  • Past and future medical costs
  • Lost wages

In some cases, your attorney may also pursue punitive damages. These are extra damages that can be sought when the actions that led to an accident were especially reckless or egregious, and they are meant to punish the defendant while also deterring others from acting in a similar manner.

Because cases involving 18-wheelers are so complex, your attorney may wish to bring in expert witnesses to help prove your claim. An expert witnesses is an industry expert with specialized knowledge of trucking accidents and/or trucking regulations. Expert witnesses that may work on your case include:

  • Accident Investigation Experts
  • Hazardous Materials Experts
  • FMCSA Compliance Consultants
  • Forensic Engineers
  • Accident Re-constructionists
  • Human Factors Forensic Science Experts (reaction time, fatigue and distracted driving)
  • General Equipment Technical Expert

Thomas J. Henry Law has spent years building professional relationships with the best expert witnesses in the country.

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Recent Results

This is just a small sampling of the results we have obtained for our clients. Please click through to view more verdicts, settlements, and judgments.
Trucking Accident
$50 Million

Net to Client: $27 Million

Expenses: $1.1 Million

Attorney Fees: $21 Million

NECK INJURIES

SPINE & BACK INJURIES

Trucking Accident
$35 Million

Net to Client: $22.2 Million

Expenses: $100 Thousand

Attorney Fees: $12.8 Million

WRONGFUL DEATH

Product Liability
$30.2 Million

Net to Client: $20.1 Million


Expenses: $39.6 Thousand

Attorney Fees: $10.1 Million

SPINE & BACK INJURIES

Premises Liability
$14.8 Million

Net to Client: $6.7 Million

Expenses: $652 Thousand

Attorney Fees: $7.4 Million

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Medical Malpractice
$12.7 Million

Net to Client: $10.4 Million

Expenses: $300 Thousand

Attorney Fees: $2 Million

SPINE & BACK INJURIES

Company Vehicle Accident
$10 Million

Net to Client: $5.6 Million

Expenses: $125 Thousand

Attorney Fees: $4.3 Million

NECK INJURIES

SPINE & BACK INJURIES

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San Antonio

1 year ago

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Corpus Christi

2 years ago

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