There are many steps involved in obtaining compensation and benefits following a truck or tractor trailer accident
Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 9, 2010
The Houston-based law firm of Arnold & Itkin has launched a new website to assist Texas residents who have been hurt in truck accidents and need information about their legal rights and the compensation they are entitled to for their injuries and lost income.
The site, http://www.texas-truck-lawyer.com, is intended to be a comprehensive resource for accident victims injured in a wreck with a tractor trailer, also known as a semi-truck or 18-wheeler.
“There are many steps involved in obtaining compensation and benefits following a truck or tractor trailer accident,” says personal injury lawyer Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP. “This website gives Texas residents a better understanding of what to expect when they are seriously injured in a truck accident.”
Topics covered on the website include:
- Why Truck Accidents are Different—Various federal laws and regulations govern the trucking industry, affecting how truck accidents are investigated and how liability is determined.
- Types of Truck Accidents in Texa s—A truck collision can involve a variety of trucks, including tractor trailers (18-wheelers or semi-trucks), dump trucks, flatbed trucks, tanker trucks and fire trucks. Each vehicle poses specific dangers.
- What Compensation is Available— Victims of tractor trailer accidents may recover compensation for their medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost income because of their injuries, among other damages.
- Frequently Asked Questions—The website covers many commonly asked questions, such as: Who is liable if a truck driver changes lanes and hits a car in the truck's blind spot?
About Arnold & Itkin LLP
Based in Houston, Texas, the personal injury law firm of Arnold & Itkin LLP handles car accident, truck accident and other serious personal injury cases. The firm's lawyers obtained more than $100 million in verdicts and settlements in 2009. To speak with an experienced semi-truck accident attorney during a free consultation, contact the firm at 877-398-4972 or fill out an online contact form.
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