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A Brief Summary of the Following Article


  • Legal Support: Hodges & Foty, LLP, a Texas-based personal injury law firm with over 40 years of combined experience, specializes in truck accident cases, offering trusted legal counsel and justice for clients’ losses.
  • Liability Assessment: Our legal team identifies liable parties in truck accidents, including the truck driver, trucking company, or any manufacturer to ensure a solid foundation for the client’s personal injury claim.
  • Proving Negligence: To establish liability in a truck accident case, the firm gathers evidence to prove the four factors of negligence: duty of care, breach of duty, causation of accident, and resultant loss.
  • Compensation Advocacy: Our firm helps clients calculate and pursue damages like medical expenses and emotional distress while proving the other party was at fault.

Drivers are always expected to follow traffic laws and drive safely. However, this responsibility is even more critical for those behind the wheel of large vehicles like commercial trucks or 18-wheelers. Accidents involving 18-wheelers or commercial trucks can be devastating for victims due to the sheer size and mass of these motor vehicles. If you have been injured in a trucking accident in Texas, you have the legal right to seek justice by filing a personal injury claim. Filing a claim after an accident is often essential in order to ensure you are able to recover the compensation you deserve while also holding the responsible party accountable for their negligence. 


Hodges & Foty, LLP is a personal injury law firm helping clients in Texas who have suffered harm due to the actions of another party’s negligence. Our law firm handles various types of personal injury cases, including trucking accident cases. With over 40 years of combined experience, our team of truck accident lawyers is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This distinction makes our lawyers uniquely suited to represent you as you pursue justice for your losses. David Hodges and Don Foty are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction that less than 1% of all personal injury attorneys in Texas have earned.   To speak with a trucking accident attorney about your case, call us at (713) 523-0001 or fill out our contact form for a free evaluation.

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Who Can Be Held Liable in a Texas Trucking Accident Claim?


After a trucking accident, you may be left wondering what your next steps should be. Your main priority should be your recovery, but it is also important to begin the process of pursuing justice for your losses as soon as possible. Our team of legal professionals will handle all aspects of filing your personal injury case after a truck accident, beginning with identifying the liable party in your claim.


There are various parties that may be held liable for a truck accident case. Our lawyers will investigate the details of your claim to have a clear understanding of what occurred and who should be held responsible for your losses. The parties that may be liable for a Texas truck accident case include:


  • The driver of the commercial truck
  • The truck manufacturer or tire manufacturer
  • The trucking company
  • A pedestrian
  • A driver of a different vehicle


To begin the process of building a strong truck accident case today, contact our experienced truck accident attorneys at Hodges & Foty, LLP today.


How to Prove Liability in a Truck Accident Case


Once the at-fault party in your truck accident case has been identified, the next important step is to prove their liability. Obtaining proof of liability helps victims pursue justice and fair compensation for their injuries and losses while holding the at-fault party responsible for their negligent actions. 


To prove liability in your truck accident case, our legal team will collect evidence of the four factors of negligence, which include:


  • The liable party owed you a duty of care
  • The duty of care was breached
  • The breach of duty led to your truck accident 
  • You suffered a loss as a result


Our team of Texas truck accident lawyers can help you with your case and protect your rights every step of the way.


Can You Collect Damages After a Truck Accident in Texas?


If your truck accident was caused by another party’s negligence, you have the legal right to pursue compensation by filing a personal injury claim. When filing your claim, one of our truck accident attorneys will calculate how much you may be eligible to recover in damages for the losses you have suffered. 


The damages you may be eligible to collect after a truck accident in Texas include:


  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages or wage-earning potential
  • Property damage
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical impairment or disfigurement
  • Mental anguish


When filing your truck accident case, the company will either deny that it was at fault or will try to offer you the lowest possible amount in damages for your injuries and losses. That is why it is crucial you retain the help of our truck accident lawyers at Hodges & Foty, LLP. When you work with our team of experienced truck accident lawyers, not only can we help you understand what damages you are eligible to retain, but we will also vigorously pursue your legal rights to ensure that you are awarded fair compensation for your losses. If it is in your best interest to take your case to court, our trial-tested and proven lawyers are ready to fight for the maximum compensation for your losses. Our truck accident attorneys are ready to fight for you. 


Build a Strong Texas Truck Accident Case Today With Hodges & Foty, LLP


Being injured in a truck accident can lead to a long road to recovery for victims. While you focus on healing from your injuries, our experienced Texas truck accident attorney will handle your personal injury claim and fight to protect your rights and pursue the justice you are owed. 


The attorneys at Hodges & Foty, LLP have more than 40 years of combined experience helping clients who have been injured in truck accidents. Attorneys David Hodges and Don Foty are proud to both be listed as being one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  For a free evaluation to discuss your truck accident case, contact us here or call (713) 523-0001.

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