10/29/2013 // 1-800 Car Wreck (Press Release) // 1800 CAR WRECK // (press release)
Fatal truck accidents prove costly not just to those involved in them and their loved ones, but taxpayers as well. Drivers of cargo trucks are only required to maintain insurance policies for $750,000 despite the costs of fatal truck accidents often being far more. Due to the purported short fall, motorists and taxpayers are stated to be the bearers of the undue burden. Proponents of a proposed new measure to adjust the minimum insurance requirements of cargo trucks, referred to as the Safe Haul Act (H.R. 2730), say it will help increase the safety of roads by holding truck carriers fully accountable for these accidents. The current minimum has not been increased since it was established in 1980.
The Houston injury lawyers of 1800 CAR WRECK say the legislation could go a long way in promoting protections for the public from the consequences that arise from the negligence of some trucking companies. Victims of fatal truck accidents would also be ensured a fairer chance of being justly compensated for their losses.
Victims of commercial vehicle accidents can contact a truck accident lawyer about what their current legal options are for getting compensation for related damages they have incurred. The 1800 CAR WRECK helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week for those who have been involved in a Houston truck accident and need assistance from an experienced Houston truck crash lawyer. The attorneys of the law firm of Eberstein & Witherite have over 75 years of combined experience in obtaining successful verdicts and settlements for injured Texas clients.
Individuals seeking an attorney with knowledge and proven experience in Houston truck accident cases, can call 1800 CAR WRECK today to arrange for a free consultation to discuss the merits of their case.
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