San Antonio Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Workers' Comp Benefits for Trucking Injuries
Commercial trucking can be a dangerous occupation. The hours are long,
the routes are remote, and the vehicles are difficult to negotiate. Even
worse, other vehicles on the road can make traffic conditions for truckers
uncertain and harrowing. When accidents happen, there are bound to be injuries.
Workers' compensation for commercial truckers is often difficult to
establish. In many cases, a trucking company exists in one state, the
trucker's home in another, and the actual accident in a third. Worse
than that, truckers often find themselves in dispute with their employers,
who will often try to assert that a trucker is merely a contractor and
not an official employee to avoid paying medical costs.
Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents
Commercial truckers are vulnerable to every danger other vehicles are subject
to on the road, but with added considerations. As they navigate some of
the biggest vehicles on the longest routes, they are subject to more serious
conditions that many average drivers do not face.
Commercial truck accidents can be caused by:
- Irresponsibility of other drivers
- Poorly maintained trucks and rigs
- Overcrowded schedules
- Demanding physical labor and constraints
- Road vantage that most other drivers do not understand
- Dangerous weather conditions
Pursue Deserved Compensation Today
At The Law Offices of George P. Escobedo & Associates, PLLC, we know
how hard it can be for truckers to assert their rights as employees when
the unforeseeable happens. That's why, for over a decade, we have
been helping commercial truckers sort through the complications of their
unique employment situation and secure the
workers' compensation they deserve. If you've been hurt, we can help.
In the face of an injury on the road, workers' compensation may be
the only way to settle medical bills and replace lost wages. Do not let
your trucking employer bar you from the compensation you and your loved
The Law Offices of George P. Escobedo & Associates, PLLC now to speak with a dedicated and aggressive San Antonio workers'