Parking Lots Are a Popular Spot for Truck Wrecks in Texas

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Though many people worry about semi-truck accidents happening on busy Texas highways, they can happen anywhere - including parking lots.

Parking lots are full of activity. Pedestrians are walking, cars are traveling in random direction and 18-wheelers are unloading cargo or backing up. Even though everyone should be cautious and careful in parking lots, many are not. 

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Even though parking lots in Texas can be extremely congested and confusing to maneuver, that is no excuse for a truck driver hitting you. In Texas, truckers are held to a higher standard of driving. They must be alert at all times and obey the rules of the road no matter if they are on a major highway or in a gas station parking lot. It doesn't matter where you truck wreck happens; if it was caused by a negligent truck driver, you could be able to recover compensation for your injuries and suffering. 

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In many trucking accidents that occur in parking lots, you will need an experienced parking lot wreck attorney on your side. The insurance adjuster for the truck will most likely try to pin the blame on you, even if it is absolutely clear that the semi-truck driver was at fault. When this happens, call the Anderson Law Firm. Our Texas truck accident attorneys have worked on many parking lot truck accident cases and know what steps to take to make sure you recover the right amount for your injuries. Contact us today for a free case consultation to get all your questions answered. 

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