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Austin Truck Driver Fatigue Accident Attorneys

Highway Accidents and Truck Driver Negligence

Truckers, carrying heavy loads at high speeds have a duty to ensure that trucks are properly loaded and that certain federal regulations are followed. When a truck driver is negligent or fatigued, other drivers and passengers can suffer severe, even fatal injuries. At Colley & Colley, L.L.P., our firm is dedicated to helping the victims of truck accidents recover maximum compensation for their injuries and losses. We represent clients and families throughout East Texas, including Austin and Tyler.

Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

According to federal trucking regulations, drivers are required to limit the number of hours they spend on the road, document their hours, and operate with a certain level of care to protect other passengers on the road. Our firm is experienced with the investigation of trucking accidents and will work aggressively to uncover the cause of the accident and determine if the driver was negligent in your case. We will review log books, consult with witnesses, and work with appropriate experts to build your case and claim.

Our Austin truck driver fatigue accidents lawyers handle claims involving:

  • Overworked or fatigued drivers
  • Alterations to log books to circumvent regulations
  • Drug or alcohol use and drunk driving accidents
  • Exceeding legal amount of hours to drive
  • Distractions including cell phones, texting and on-board communications

Trial Lawyers Prepared for Complex Litigation

Due to the often catastrophic nature of truck accidents, insurers will work aggressively to contest or minimize your claims. It is critical to work with an experienced trial lawyer who can subpoena necessary records for proof and attack the claims made by defendant insurers or trucking companies. The attorney you hire will make a difference in your case. Our attorneys have a solid record of results returning six-figure and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients.

To speak with a Tyler false log book lawyer, please call 844.325.9290 or contact us by e-mail. We offer personal attention from day one, beginning with a free case evaluation, and you will owe no attorney fees unless we take on your case and obtain financial compensation for you.