Trucks, such as 18-wheelers, are extremely large vehicles that can result in deadly accidents. If not properly maintained or driven, it could put countless individuals on the road in danger. When behind such a powerful vehicle, truck drivers have a responsibility to stay alert and aware of their surroundings. Many drivers struggle to avoid drowsiness, as hours on the road day after day can be draining. However, other drivers blatantly put the lives of others at risk by driving while under the influence of drugs.
If you have been hit by a driver who was using drugs prior to or while driving, it is crucial that you talk with our Galveston truck accident attorneys as soon as possible. We understand how overwhelming and frustrating this time may be, which is why we are here to help you fight for the justice you deserve.
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When a driving is behind the wheel, it is illegal to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. That not only include dangerous narcotics, but even things like prescription medication or over the counter sleeping aids. Those types of drugs can easily effect a truck driver's ability to respond to other drivers around them, slowing down their motor skills and causing them to become a danger to those on the road. This can lead to completely preventable and devastating accidents.
Injuries from truck accidents can be severe, such as permanent neck or back damage, broken bones, internal organ damage, and much more.
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Don't let a negligent and reckless truck driver cause you any more suffering! Our Galveston injury lawyers are ready to step up and pursue the restitution you deserve in this tragic situation. Contact us today if you are ready to schedule a free consultation.
All too often, accident victims are steamrolled by insurance companies determined to minimize or deny their claims. Don't let this happen to you. Hire us to fight for the compensation you deserve.