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Austin and Tyler Truck Driver Error Lawyer

Holding Truckers Accountable for Endangering the Public

With great power comes great responsibility, as the saying goes. A tractor-trailer weighing up to 40 tons has the power to obliterate anything in its path. The law firm of Colley & Colley, L.L.P., is committed to holding truck drivers and their employers responsible when their careless or aggressive driving results in injury or death.

We have a proven record in representing the victims of trucking accidents in the Austin area, across East Texas and statewide. We have the resources and knowledge to conduct the prompt and thorough investigation to reveal the trucker’s negligence or reckless disregard for safety in pursuit of maximum compensation for our clients. Contact us today for a free consultation if your family is dealing with the aftermath of a car-truck collision.

Austin Truck Driver Error Attorneys

There are federal and state laws that apply specifically to 18-wheelers and other commercial vehicles, in addition to the regular rules of the road that all drivers must obey. With decades of experience in a wide range of truck crash cases, our attorneys know what questions to ask and what evidence to secure. We also enlist accident reconstructionists, human factors experts, automotive engineers and other experts to help prove the driver’s negligence, such as:

  • Speeding or driving too fast for the conditions
  • Tailgating or failure to judge stopping distance
  • Running red lights or stop signs
  • Failure to yield when turning
  • Unsafe lane changes
  • Illegal passing or crossing the center line
  • Cell phone use/distracted driving
  • Pulling out or backing up
  • Driving while fatigued (Hours of Service violations)

Holding Truck Drivers to a High Standard of Safety

Commercial drivers have special licenses and special training. They know the dangers and they know the rules, so there is no excuse for the devastation caused when their careless or reckless conduct leads to a serious accident.

Our attorneys have secured multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, including catastrophic truck accidents. We act swiftly to counter the sophisticated investigation that will be mounted by the trucking company and its insurer. You can count on us to fight for every dollar of compensation for the medical trauma, lasting disability, lost earnings, and pain and suffering.

To speak with an Austin or Tyler lawyer for reckless truck driving accidents, please call 844.325.9290 or contact us by e-mail. We offer a free case evaluation, and you will owe no attorney fees unless we take on your case and obtain financial compensation for you.