Truck Accident Lawyer in El Paso & Las Cruces
Our El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident attorneys at the Ruhmann Law Firm represent our injured residents after they have been hurt in a collision on I-10 or other roadways across Texas, New Mexico, or Arizona, because we know how difficult it is to face the negligent driver who caused your crash and their insurance company on your own.
Our El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident lawyers are well known throughout the region as dedicated trial attorneys who will transform your truck accident case into tangible results, inside and outside the courtroom, so you can focus on your recovery while we outline your case to pursue the best outcome for your case.
We have a reputation for being aggressive and fighting for our clients’ unique financial recovery needs because the insurance company is going to do everything they can to delay, undervalue, or deny any claim that comes their way.
We put our clients on even footing with large insurance carriers and use our proven courtroom skills and strategies to protect our clients’ interests at every stage of the legal process, so you can move forward with confidence.
If your injuries were caused by a negligent truck driver, their trucking company, or another third party, we want to help you hold the liable party accountable for your full financial recovery.
What are the Major Causes of Truck Accidents in El Paso & Las Cruces?
Our comprehensive knowledge of motor vehicle accidents extends to all the various causes of 18-wheeler accidents because these crashes cause some of the most severe traffic injuries our offices see each year.
Our El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident attorneys use our insightful investigation techniques to examine electronic control modules — often called the black box — as well as logbooks and other sources of evidence to uncover the true source of each of our client’s accident and injuries.
Some of the most common El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident causes include:
- Third-party companies who failed to properly load the trucks, causing load shifting and unsecured loads that lead to collisions
- Trucking company negligence for over-scheduling drivers, altering logbooks, hiring inexperienced or dangerous drivers without doing proper background checks
- Truck maintenance facility for failing to replace defective parts, tires, brakes, or other dangerous mechanical parts that led to the truck’s crash
- Truck driver negligence, including drunk driving, distracted driving, driver fatigue, speeding, and failing to obey traffic signs and signals
When negligence is a factor, there is no limit to the ways truck accidents can occur on our roadways, which is why our attorneys aggressively pursue the at-fault party, so we can pursue the best financial outcome for each of our clients, but also so we can stop these collisions from happening in our communities.
There is also no limit to the parties that can be pursued for the truck crash if there are multiple parties that are liable for the cause of the collision. Our experienced truck accident lawyers in El Paso & Las Cruces will build our case to include each party’s insurance coverage, so we leave nothing on the table when pursuing results.
What are the Most Common Injuries Associated with Truck Accidents in El Paso & Las Cruces?
At the Ruhmann Law Firm, our truck accident lawyers in El Paso & Las Cruces have decades of experience fighting for injury victims who have been hurt by negligence. We fight because we know how difficult it is for our clients to recover from the catastrophic injuries that often accompany 18-wheeler collisions.
The common injuries associated with truck accidents in El Paso & Las Cruces include, but are not limited to:
- Broken or crushed bones
- Rib and torso injuries
- Internal bleeding
- Organ damage
- Neck injuries
- Head injuries, including Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Wrongful death
Semi-trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, and when they collide with a much smaller passenger vehicle, its occupants can be severely injured without notice. For those who do survive these catastrophic collisions, their injuries often require long-term care, with many having their lives changed forever.
If you were involved in a truck accident in El Paso & Las Cruces that was caused by negligence, our experienced attorneys want to help you hold the at-fault party liable for your full financial recovery — starting with a free consultation to discuss your overall needs.
What Type of Financial Recovery Can I Pursue After Getting Hurt in a Truck Accident in El Paso & Las Cruces?
At the Ruhmann Law Firm, our truck accident attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces are dedicated to pursuing the financial recovery that fits each of our client’s unique needs.
We understand that your truck accident injuries are unique and that returning to the quality of life you once enjoyed may take longer than it would another injured person. That is why we customize each case we represent, to pursue the best outcome for each client.
Depending on your unique injury needs, that may include pursuing financial recovery for the following:
- Complete medical care costs
- Prescription and medical device expenses
- Rehabilitation and therapy services
- Lost wages
- Diminished working capacity, when applicable
- Partial or full disability
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering
Truck accident injuries affect both those who are hurt and their family members, who often become caregivers throughout their loved one’s treatment. If your family has suffered financial losses because of the collision, we will your complete damages into account when building your case.
Our truck accident lawyers in El Paso & Las Cruces focus on pursuing the best outcome for each of our clients, so they can move forward with confidence. We can help you do the same, starting with a free consultation.
Can I Pursue Financial Recovery After Losing a Loved One in a Truck Accident in El Paso & Las Cruces?
All too often, semi-truck accidents result in the death of others sharing the roadways, including other motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and even bicyclists who are struck by these massive vehicles.
If your loved one was killed in a truck accident in El Paso & Las Cruces that was caused by the truck driver, trucking company, or another third-party’s negligence, your case may be too complicated to take on without an experienced lawyer by your side.
First, the case will require an in-depth investigation and extensive legal knowledge to successfully navigate the complex legal hurdles that wrongful death claims present.
Our El Paso truck accident attorneys have decades of combined experience in investigating the circumstances that led to the collision to reach successful results on behalf of families who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of truck drivers and trucking companies.
The family members who are eligible to file a wrongful death claim differ by state but typically start with the spouse, children, and parents of the deceased. If you are eligible to file a wrongful death claim, we will pursue the financial recovery you deserve, which may include funeral and burial costs, the lost income your loved one would have provided, and the loss of love and guidance your family relied on.
Each wrongful death claim is unique and will be outline based on your family’s needs, so you can take the time you need to fully grieve while we pursue your claim.
Does the Ruhmann Law Firm Represent Injured Truck Drivers in El Paso & Las Cruces?
While less common, a truck accident can also result in injuries to the truck’s driver, especially when they are involved in a collision with another 18-wheeler.
In addition to representing motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, and bicyclists who have been seriously injured in tractor-trailer accidents, our El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident lawyers are also equipped to represent truck drivers who have been injured in an accident with another semi-truck.
These cases require a detailed analysis of all the applicable insurance policies and other nuanced issues that should only be handled by experienced El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident attorneys, and the Ruhmann Law Firm has many who are ready to take your case now, so we can get started on building a successful outcome.
How Long Do I Have to File a Truck Accident Injury or Wrongful Death Claim in El Paso & Las Cruces?
The statute of limitations for filing a truck accident injury or wrongful claim is different in each state.
These are the laws that outline how long an individual or family has to pursue a personal injury or wrongful death claim against the negligent party that caused the collision that led to their injuries or the loss of a loved one.
In the Southwest U.S., the statute of limitations are as follows:
- In the State of Arizona, car accident injury victims have two years from the date of the collision to file a personal injury claim against the negligent party.
- In the State of New Mexico, car accident injury victims have three years from the date of the collision to file a personal injury claim against the negligent party.
- In the State of Texas, car accident injury victims have two years from the date of the collision to file a personal injury claim against the negligent party.
No matter which state your motorcycle accident occurred in, contact our skilled truck accident attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces, so we can ensure taking the proper steps to build your case for success.
At the Ruhmann Law Firm, Our Truck Accident Attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces Handle All Types of Truck Crash Cases
Our truck accident attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces at the Ruhmann Law Firm know that these collisions and injuries are not only caused by semi-trucks.
Many types of commercial trucks can cause catastrophic injuries or death when they collide with a much smaller vehicle.
At the Ruhmann Law Firm, our commercial truck driver attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces handle cases involving:
- Corporate cars, trucks, and SUVs
- Box trucks
- Delivery vehicles
- Flatbed trucks
- Concrete trucks
- Trash trucks
- Dump trucks
- Heavy equipment vehicles
When negligence is a factor, no matter what type of truck the driver was operating, you should never be left paying for your personal injuries out of pocket.
At the Ruhmann Law Firm, our truck accident attorneys in El Paso & Las Cruces will pursue the negligent commercial vehicle driver, company, or another third-party that caused our clients injuries for the maximum financial recovery available from the liable insurance companies.
The Ruhmann Law Firm also focuses on the following practice areas:
- Bicycle Accident
- Brain Injury
- Bus Accident
- Dog Bite
- Elder Abuse
- Hit and Run Accident
- Motorcycle Accident
- Negligent Security
- New Mexico Workers’ Compensation
- Nursing Home Abuse in New Mexico
- Oil Rig Accident
- Pedestrian Accident
- Slip and Fall
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Texas Non-Subscriber Claims
- Truck Accident
- Wrongful Death
If you have suffered a personal injury in any of these circumstances, you do not have to face the negligent party or their insurance company on your own. We can help you understand your rights, and protect them going forward, so you can focus on your physical and emotional recovery while we pursue the best financial outcome for your unique case.
Contact our El Paso & Las Cruces Truck Accident Attorneys at the Ruhmann Law Firm for a Free Consultation
We have law offices in El Paso & Las Cruces, which allows us to handle cases across the southwest without delay. If your truck accident injury prevents you from traveling to our law firm, we will gladly meet you at a convenient location of your choice, so we can record the details of the accident without delay and begin investigating the best legal approach to produce results for you and your family.
Call Ruhmann Law Firm at (915) 845-4529 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation with our accomplished El Paso & Las Cruces truck accident attorneys today to learn how we can help you pursue financial recovery deserve.
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