If you suffered injuries in a Spring, Texas, and the accident was caused by a negligent driver of a commercial vehicle, you may be able to pursue financial recovery for the damages you sustained. Your financial recovery could include medical care costs, lost wages, vehicle repairs, and more. Our commercial vehicle accident attorneys may be able to file a claim or take legal action on your behalf.
Call (713) 850-8600 now to learn more about how we may be able to help you. The personal injury team from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC will evaluate your accident for free. We can explain your rights and tell you how these cases generally work. Let us handle your financial recovery so you can focus on healing from your injuries.
Navigating a Commercial Vehicle Accident Case in Spring, TX
Since 2002, our attorneys have helped the victims of commercial vehicle accidents seek recovery based on the facts of their cases. Sometimes, a legal doctrine known as respondeat superior plays an important role in this type of case. We can help you understand if this doctrine may apply in your case.
If the facts of your case support the application of respondeat superior, we may be able to hold the driver’s employer vicariously liable for your damages. Texas case law allows this only when:
- The at-fault driver is an employee of the company at the time of the accident; and
- The at-fault driver was acting under the “course and scope” of their job at the time of the accident.
If we believe the respondeat superior should apply in your case, we will identify and gather the evidence and facts necessary to prove these two factors, as well as negligence. We will build a case to support your claim and file it on your behalf. If necessary, we will take your case to trial. In many cases, the insurer and the liable company will negotiate in good faith, and a lawsuit is not needed to pursue recovery.
At D. Miller & Associates, PLLC, we handle all commercial vehicle accident cases on a contingency basis. Call (713) 850-8600 with general questions about our services or for your free initial consultation and case evaluation with a member of our team.
We Take on Houston-Area Commercial Vehicle Accident Cases
Spring, Texas, sees its fair share of commercial vehicle traffic because of its location on Interstate 45 in the Houston/The Woodlands/Sugar Land metropolitan area. In addition, Spring is home to the ExxonMobil corporate campus, bringing many commuters, vendors, and others to the area.
A commercial vehicle accident can involve almost any type of vehicle, so long as an employee drives it for a work-related purpose. These commercial vehicles could include:
- Delivery trucks
- Dump trucks
- Garbage trucks
- Work vans
- Corporate cars
- Mobile food trucks
- And others
At D. Miller & Associates, PLLC, a member of our commercial vehicle accident team serving Spring and the surrounding area can evaluate your case today at no cost to you. You may be able to seek financial recovery based on the facts of your case. Call (713) 850-8600 now to get started.
Financial Recovery Following a Spring, TX, Commercial Vehicle Accident
If we can secure evidence and facts to support your claim, we can likely build a case for financial recovery. This evidence includes documenting your damages, both economic expenses and noneconomic losses. When we pursue recovery on behalf of a client—whether through an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit—we generally seek damages such as:
- Medical treatment and care costs
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning ability if you cannot return to your previous work
- Property damage, including repair or replacement of your vehicle
- Pain and suffering and mental anguish
In some cases, the injuries victims receive in a commercial vehicle accident are more than their bodies can withstand, and they pass away as a result. If this happened to a member of your immediate family, we are very sorry for your loss. We know that no financial recovery can stop the hurt or bring them back.
However, you may have the legal right to seek recovery for yourself and other surviving family members. Reach out to us today to learn more.
There Are Limits on How Long You Can Wait to Take Legal Action
Texas Civil Code § Sec. 16.003 gives victims of personal injuries in Texas two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit when necessary. In some cases, there may be exceptions to this rule, though. It is important that we understand how quickly we need to act on your case if other deadlines apply.
We encourage you to reach out to us as soon as possible after your injuries stabilize for your free case evaluation. Discussing your accident and other facts of your case with a member of our team are the first steps to seeking financial recovery for the damages you suffered because of the other driver’s negligence.
Talk to a Commercial Vehicle Accident Attorney Serving Spring, Texas, and Nearby Areas
If you sustained injuries in a commercial vehicle accident in Spring, Texas, or a nearby area in the outskirts of Houston, an attorney from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC will evaluate your case for free. We may be able to pursue financial recovery on your behalf, recovering damages for the expenses and losses you suffered as a result of your accident and injuries.
The rules surrounding how to seek recovery in a commercial vehicle accident in Texas can seem complex at first, but we know how to secure the necessary evidence and build this type of case. Let us handle the insurance company while you focus on getting better.
Call (713) 850-8600 now for your free case evaluation with a member of our team serving Spring, TX.