Got into a accident in March and was out of work for nearly 4 months. They paid for all my steroid injections and physical appointments and even gave me an advance on my settlement. I highly recommend this law firm they keep in constant contact with you and check how you are doing. I have never felt so comfortable as I have going through this experience. Their staff are friendly and compassionate and extremely professional. If you are ever in need of a injury lawyer trust me they are the way to go!
Alissa Starling
Alissa Starling
23:48 31 Aug 22
When I tell you the process is worth the wait! I am definitely thankful to have had Tyler and Lauren and their team on my side. Their hard work, and dedication really went a long way working my case. They thoroughly took the time to make sure everything was done right. I truly appreciate them so much!
Jessica H
Jessica H
18:54 29 Aug 22
Had an excellent experience. Staff was very informative & answered all questions professionally. Receptionist was very kind and helpful. Definitely will recommend to friends & family in need of assistance.
Abby Lizz Chapa
Abby Lizz Chapa
20:50 10 Aug 22
Carabin & Shaw had been so helpful and patient with all the questions I had, and I had a lot of questions. They took their time and explained everything that was going to happen, step by step. I didn't have to worry about anything. If you're looking for legal representation, I highly recommend Carabin & Shaw on 630 Broadway in San Antonio, TX
Gloria Diaz
Gloria Diaz
19:36 23 Jun 22
I just want to say that I'm thankful I found this firm. They are very attentive and concerned about the clients. They really fight for you and make sure you get the care you need. You should definitely call, they care!!! They made sure I worry about getting well and nothing else. I would recommend Carabin & Shaw to ANYONE looking for stress free help and people who actually care. Thank you so much !
Ashley Guzman
Ashley Guzman
20:54 15 Jun 22
I just wanted to take a brief moment to express my satisfaction with this firm. I was treated with great respect, and always felt valued as a client. Christine was very pleasant and worked diligently in managing my case. I valued her professionalism and etiquette. My experience here exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend this firm for anyone seeking legal assistance.
Christina Piña-Cantu
Christina Piña-Cantu
16:03 15 Jun 22
I used Carabin & Shaw for my car accident & they did great!! The entire staff was super nice & understanding, doing their best to make sure I was taken care of. I would definitely use them again!! If I could give them 10 stars if I would! 😊
Shelly Martinez
Shelly Martinez
01:10 10 Jun 22
I highly recommend Carabin & Shaw. I got in an auto accident for the first time and of course was scared out of my mind. Margaret Hernandez and the rest of the team eased my mind about the whole process. Definitely great customer service and professionalism. I am also very happy with the deal I got. If I ever (which I hope I don’t) get into any other trouble, Margaret Hernandez is the one I will call on. Thank you so much for everything!
Yesenia VanNatter
Yesenia VanNatter
10:52 09 Jun 22
Carabin & Shaw was such a great help had all the tools needed to resolve a case. Ms. Krystal Ybarra was very helpful & assured to me the interest in my recovery as her first priority. She handled the case very well with professionalism, took the extra mile to stay in contact with me & informative. Krystal exceeded expectations, very grateful. I highly recommend this law firm to all who are needing legal help.
mary chapa
mary chapa
20:05 08 Jun 22
Great every step of the way! I do want to acknowledge all of the wonderful staff they have on hand. Stephanie Ibarra is always of wonderful cheer and great help! Jackie is always a helping hand. Elva knows her stuff. Samantha is so sweet. I couldn’t be anymore fortunate enough to know this great team!!!! Mr. Shaw dedicates his time to make sure service exceeds expectations! Love this firm! Wonderful, compassionate, helpful people who have genuine empathy in helping others during their difficult time.
Brenda M.
Brenda M.
14:41 08 Jun 22
I was in an auto accident in October of 2021. I reached out to Carabin & Shaw through a recommendation of a friend of mine. They listened to what I had to say and very professionally told me they would take my case on.The entire process was very easy and I am very happy that I chose this law firm. Very communicative and always alerted me of what the next steps would be. They set up all my appointments and always checked in with me on a regular basis.When I would call I would quickly get a return call if they were busy. No question I had was ever seen as a bother to them.I cannot recommend using Carabin & Shaw enough. I assure you that they will be the lawyers I recommend to everyone, just as they were to me. If you have been in an auto accident, reach out to this amazing law firm. Do not try and deal with the situation on you own. Thank you so much for all of your help Carabin & Shaw!
Jeff S
Jeff S
01:58 13 May 22
My case manager (Krystal Ybarra) was extremely professional, responsive, informative and personable. Her management style, duty performance and overall interaction with me put me at great ease, and let me know that I chose the right law firm (Carabin & Shaw) to represent me.v/rBryan K. Crosby
Ω-DraΩula Croz
Ω-DraΩula Croz
16:42 24 Mar 22
My lawyer Mr.Gibson and Mrs.Petsch were nothing but amazing and so hard working on my case they helped me get my settlement and even helped with difficult thank you all for what you babe done. The best lawyer in SA.
jon munoz
jon munoz
15:19 22 Mar 22
I normally don’t post on these platforms, but I had to call out the amazing staff and the assistance I received while obtaining some information on my current injury due to a car accident. From the front desk to the back end staff/attorneys that assisted with all my needs. Thank you for making a terrible experience easy and straightforward. The information you all provided was very beneficial and I will be sure to use this company going forward whenever possible.
mcgee 987
mcgee 987
16:22 16 Feb 22
I just want to say that I'm thankful I found this firm. I've been treated very well! Krystal Ybarra you are amazing. They are very attentive and concerned about the clients. They really fight for you and make sure you get the care you need. You should definitely call, they care!!! Krystal Ybarra makes sure I worry about getting well and nothing else. I would recommend Carabin & Shaw to ANYONE looking for stress free help and people who actually care. Thank you such!
M Anderson
M Anderson
22:35 05 Jan 22
Stephanie & Carla were amazing during the whole experience. Stephanie always stayed in contact & was very transparent about how everything works with it being my first time dealing with a case. Carla did an amazing job representing me as well, she was very transparent as well & I was pleased to have them represent me. Thank you Carabin & Shaw specifically to Ms. Carla & Stephanie for y'all's amazing service, definitely recommend!
Mitchell McCall
Mitchell McCall
16:06 24 Nov 21
Just want to share the experience I encounter with Carabin & Shaw. It is a very Professional law firm that goes above and beyond. Krystal Ybarra and her partners help me out as soon as I made a phone call on a accident I had. They went step by step on what would take place in my case. I would highly recommend Carabin & Shaw to other clients
Leticia Rosales
Leticia Rosales
14:32 24 Nov 21
Where to begin ! My parents where involved in a car accident… Ms Krystal not only helped me understand what was going on but she made every step so easy! She is so sweet and honestly a blessing to our little chaos! Her and her team have been communicating with us and answering my millions of questions that I swamp them with 24/7! I highly recommend her and let’s not even talk about our lawyer! Mr Acuña not only spoke to me personally about some concerns I had but reassured me they had my families best interest ! Him and Krystal have been amazing to my family and I and I couldn’t have asked for more help than what they have already done for us and what is to follow💕 follow up coming soon 💕😭
fabiola reyes
fabiola reyes
16:26 17 Nov 21
Awesome experience! Margaret Hernandez was very helpful with all the questions I had! She definitely went above and beyond! Thank you Miss. Hernandez! I will be recommending Carabin & Shaw!
Kristina Moreno
Kristina Moreno
22:51 10 Nov 21
Amazing experience!!! Miss margaret hernandez was so nice and very professional if I needed help she was there to guide me and help me out with any questions recommend 10/10
Victoria Lara
Victoria Lara
19:01 01 Nov 21
Margaret Hernandez was amazing, She answered all my questions and was very friendly. She definitely goes above and beyond. Thank you Margaret, I will definitely stick with Carabin & Shaw !
Heather Rodriguez
Heather Rodriguez
18:12 01 Nov 21
Mr Tom Ard and Stephanie Ibarra have been tremendous help during this entire process. Had a vehicle accident that resulted in a total loss of our vehicle. From the very first call to the end, we were kept updated every single step and always had calls from Stephanie to see how we were doing. Stephanie was very responsive to all our questions and appointments were always set up for us in a quick manner. We are incredibly happy with everything, the company is amazing, Mr Ard and Stephanie are very professional and worked with us. We are very satisfied and we recommend them to everyone.
J Vl
J Vl
03:00 15 Oct 21
Super friendly people, they really are a caring group!
aimee west
aimee west
01:26 05 Sep 21
Extremely professional staff & outstanding attorneys that really care
Adolfo Lambert
Adolfo Lambert
04:36 31 Aug 21
Everyone was absolutely great! They actually showed some sympathy to our situation and I believe caring goes a long way especially when you’re already feeling down due to an accident. They ensured we received the care we needed. Shout out to Stephanie Ibarra! She was my main point of contact and it was always a pleasure speaking with her. Friendly, fast, and efficient. Love these guys!
Kemberly Cortez
Kemberly Cortez
22:37 19 Aug 21
I have the best experience ever with Carabin & shaw and Mr Bates, when I had my accident back to August 2018 at that moment I hired different attorneys firm that had my case cold until March 2020 when I fired them and look to Carabin & Saw direccion and in the very first moment the started with my case with professionalism, transparency and to be honest with you, nothing I says will be enough to express how happy I am with Carabin and Shaw, I will recommend you to consider your options when you need an attorney.I hope newer needs to go through this kind of process any more because is very difficult for all the parties involved even more for who's been affected financially and also injured by the accident but if I need someone who is going to fight for my rights that law firm is going to be Carabin & Shaw
Roberto Perez Diaz
Roberto Perez Diaz
17:12 29 Apr 21
I have had nothing but a positive experience with the CS team. I appreciate Mrs. Ibarra taking time to explain the process and what to expect. She has a way to make you feel valued and conveys empathy. Her professionalism and dedication deserves recognition. I could not have made it this far in the process without her patience and and professionalism.
G. McKendrick
G. McKendrick
02:04 17 Apr 21
Jamie took my case and it wasn’t a easy one . He was compassionate to me and got me help. I am forever grateful. You have to appreciate a good lawyer . I just dealt with a bad lawyer who doesn’t care about you it was all about money. Jamie was by far honest and helpful he was also going to cut his fee because he wanted to help me . Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Forever grateful. Kimberleigh Horton
Kim Gann
Kim Gann
12:19 10 Apr 21
This is a great company. Everyone is so wonderful. They are easy to get a hold to and are very timely on responding back as well as keeping you updated. Unfortunately I’ve been in two incidents with the last two years and both incidents I’ve used them as my legal representation. I have nothing, but wonderful things to say about these guys. If I were ever to be involved in another incident they would be my first call most definitely. I would recommend any and every one in need of legal representation to come here.!
Frederickea L
Frederickea L
00:58 23 Mar 21
Such a professional business with great phone etiquette manners. They are so responsive, and are willing to answer all the questions you may have. I highly recommend Carabin Shaw-Victoria for the best Attorney needs!
Maythy Camacho
Maythy Camacho
23:50 19 Jan 21
This firm stands by doing the best they can for customers. They have a great team of people that will help evaluate your injury and tell you what they can do to help. I have been impressed with how confident and straightforward this firm was to me. I will always recommend them because they stand by what they do for customers.
Elisa Nunez
Elisa Nunez
22:25 19 Jan 21
Recently had the opportunity to contact Carabin & Shaw due to some legal advice and was impressed with how responsive and fast they were to help. They were able to point me to the right direction and get me someone that could handle my case even though it wasn’t an auto accident. If your looking for legal advice I would contact them because they were able to help me.
Donna Ferrell
Donna Ferrell
22:03 19 Jan 21
The staff at this firm does an amazing job of keep you updated with your case. You can call any day and speak with helpful people who care about your situation. So many law firms keep their clients out of the loop. I felt so relieved that this was not the case with Carabin Shaw!
Liam Salinas
Liam Salinas
18:17 19 Jan 21
This law firm is by far the best I have ever encountered. I am astonished at their dedication to helping those in need. I also give a lot of respect to Mr. Shaw for his participation in the community and his back the blue mindset! I recommend Carabin Shaw to all my friends and family!
Roland Sanchez
Roland Sanchez
17:32 19 Jan 21
Absolutely love the staff. Very responsive, helpful and very respectful. I would recommend Carabin Shaw over and over again to anyone and everyone. They take care of their clients and get things done! 5 stars!
Destiny Rodriguez
Destiny Rodriguez
16:40 07 Dec 20
I was involved in a major crash with a drunk driver. A friend of mine referred me to Carabin & Shaw and after the first call I made, my case was taken care of immediately by the staff.Mr Joey Echavaria DEFINITELY gets 5 stars for being professional and knowledgeable with the case. I'm very satisfied with the outcome and give thanks to Carabin & Shaw for having top notch counsel working for this excellent law firm.
Mario Enriquez
Mario Enriquez
04:10 04 Dec 20

Dallas Truck Accident Lawyers

Our Truck Accident Attorneys Discuss Your Legal Options After You’ve Been in an Accident with an 18 Wheeler or Commercial Truck.

Truck accidents are way more dangerous than just plain car crashes! With the size of a commercial truck, roughly around 80.000 pounds, you can imagine that if the truck driver loses control and hits your car or SUV you got the short end of the stick.

The wide-open spaces of the Lone Star State are crisscrossed with major and minor transportation routes for both Texans and the businesses that keep Texas humming. We’re shipping goods all over the state and to all points throughout the rest of America.

Dallas is a hub for shipping heavy cargo overland. That means there seem to be as many large trucks on the roads around Dallas / Fort Worth as there are cars. More trucks equal more truck accidents….

With thousands of trucks driving across the country in a short amount of time, drivers logging long miles staring at the road as it passes by, accidents, injuries, and even deaths are a statistical inevitability. 2019 in Texas more than 39.000 commercial vehicles were involved in an accident, with Dallas holding a lion’s share of 53% of the serious truck accidents happening in the metroplex area.

Here are some numbers about Fatal Commercial Truck Accidents and Bus Accidents, 1975-2018

Large Truck and Bus Injury Crash Statistics, 1998-2018

Of the approximately 499,000 police-reported crashes nationwide involving commercial trucks in 2018, there were 4,415 (1 percent) fatal crashes and 107,000 (21 percent) injury crashes.

US Large Truck and Bus statistics:

If you have been injured in a truck accident, or if a loved one was hurt or killed in a Dallas 18-wheeler wreck, our Dallas truck accident attorney and our team are here to help victims of big rig accidents. Over the past 25 years, our lawyer has litigated a great number of these types of cases, and we empathize with the pain you have suffered. We can help. You are facing many challenges and hurdles as you seek compensation from a truck accident. We want you to know about the legal venues available so that you can take the right action to achieve just restitution for your 18-wheeler accident injury.

The Dallas truck accident lawyers at our firm would like to take some time to explain some of the basics of a truck accident case, such as whether you have a valid claim, and the purpose of semi-trailer 18-wheeler accident litigation. Naming the defendants in your case, the two ways to win a claim, investigating the facts, obstacles to your claim, and why you should hire our Dallas truck accident attorneys to spearhead your litigation.

Who Is At Fault for a Dallas Semi Truck – 18 Wheeler Accident?

Truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, companies that load trucks, and companies that plan routes are only a few of the many individuals or entities which may be responsible for a wreck. In order to hold the responsible party accountable and collect fully for your losses, it’s important to identify all of the parties who were at fault for causing the truck accident.

The Truck Drivers

First, there is the 18-wheeler- truck drivers themselves. A commercial truck driver is most often responsible for causing a crash. Their actions often directly cause truck accidents. Sometimes, truckers are merely careless, reckless, or incompetent. They may speed, roll through stop signs with their vehicle, ignore traffic warnings, ignore traffic conditions, or make illegal turns.

When their own driving errors lead to the truck accident and your injuries, the truckers themselves may be held responsible for their carelessness in a Dallas personal injury civil suit. Sometimes, an 18-wheeler accident in the Metroplex does not result from ordinary carelessness or recklessness. Many times truck accidents happen because the truck driver is sleep-deprived. Did you know that, by law, truck drivers are required to take periodic rest breaks and keep track of their stops in their driving records? Combined with the tight deadlines and demands a truck driver often face, can be a recipe for disaster. Some truckers are faced with impossible deadlines or with compensation systems that value speed over proper safety precautions.

Frequently, there is so much pressure that these drivers may skip their rest breaks and falsify their logbooks. This happens way too often as many lawsuits and undercover press operations have discovered. There was one study that showed that around one of every five long-haul truckers admitted to having fallen asleep at the wheel at least once in the month preceding the study. Truckers who skip their breaks and spend more than eight hours at a time behind the wheel double their likelihood of being involved in wrecks, according to studies conducted by such organizations as the National Transportation Safety Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Whether the 18-wheeler driver in your case was careless or fatigued, you may be able to name him or her as a defendant in your lawsuit if their actions can be proven to have led to your wreck.

When multiple parties contribute can be held accountable for an accident, all of them may be named as defendants in your lawsuit. Finding the right defendant or defendant is not always a simple proposition or a straightforward challenge in Texas truck accident litigation. This is because so many entities may play a role in preparing a truck to make deliveries, and there are so many people on the road.

Trucking Companies, an $800 Billion Industry

The Trucking company may be held responsible for the negligence that caused an accident through either direct or indirect liability. A trucking company is directly liable for causing an accident if the trucking company did something negligent that ultimately led to a wreck. They are supposed to have kept their fleet in good working order but failed to repair the brakes on one of its trucks, then that would give cause, enough to be held directly liable for any resulting damages and injuries. This industry carries large insurance policies for its best interests, any insurance company will do their level best to pay as little as possible for the damages or death the insured caused.

In other instances, trucking companies do nothing wrong themselves, but may still be held indirectly liable for an accident. Employers are responsible for the on-the-job actions of their employees. This is the case even if the employer didn’t endorse the employees’ conduct. It’s the case if the employer didn’t know about the employees’ conduct, or otherwise did nothing wrong itself. In trucking accident cases, the legal doctrine of “respondent superior” usually allows a plaintiff to hold a trucking company liable for an accident caused by a trucker.

Route-Planning Companies

Logistics companies that plan routes may also be to blame for wrecks if an 18-wheeler collides with an environmental obstacle that it didn’t have sufficient room to clear, such as a low overpass for a tall truck, or a narrow road for a wide load. The fact is that these heavy trucks can’t go on all of the roads that your car can. Weight, cargo, and height restrictions limit trucks from traveling certain bridges, tunnels, and roads. Individual truckers almost never make up their routes as they go along. If the roads that 18-wheelers travel are unsafe for semi-trailer truck traffic and accident results, the company that planned the route may be named as a party to a lawsuit.

Cargo Loading Companies

Truck-loading companies are usually different companies than the companies that own trucks, and these companies may be held responsible for accidents that result from improperly loaded, incompetently loaded, or overloaded cargo. Sometimes it’s the case that the individual responsible for loading an 18-wheeler will do a careless job, and the cargo won’t be properly secured to the trailer. Cargo can come loose during the truck’s travels and fall onto the roadways. This is a major hazard.

Truck cargo of any size that ends up lying in the middle of the road can create a serious danger for other drivers. Sometimes, companies responsible for loading trucks overload trailers and that creates its own hazard. By law, most trucks may only be loaded to 80,000 pounds but many companies, however, can and do cram more than 80,000 pounds onto a trailer in order to deliver more goods without the added cost of making additional trips. They are putting money over safety because overloaded trailers have a tendency to tip over. If overloaded or improperly secured cargo resulted in your accident, the company that loaded the truck may be held responsible.

Parts Manufacturers

Sometimes, manufacturers may be liable for causing wrecks if their defective products lead to accidents. Occasionally, truck parts leave the factory with manufacturing defects or design flaws which make the parts unsafe for use. In order for a truck to operate safely, its critical components must be working properly.

For example, if a tire is defective, an 18-wheeler runs the risk of rolling over or losing control. Or, if a brake fails, it can cause a wreck. If a strap designed to hold cargo in place is flawed, cargo could fall from the trailer onto the roadway and cause the wreck or the driver to lose control. If a manufacturer’s error caused your accident, you may be able to sue the manufacturer for damages.

Act Now!

Our law firm offers competent representation in truck accident cases. We will make sure that we reach a fair verdict or settlement for you and or your family after a tractor-trailer crash that wrecked your life. Passenger vehicles that experience a collision with tractor-trailers are always getting the short end of the stick. Carabin Shaw’s truck accident lawyer is prepared to start the investigation to preserve the evidence needed to have the information to take your family’s case forward.  Some truck accident victims

If you or a family member have been seriously injured in a Dallas / Fort Worth Truck accident it is time to get in touch with our Dallas truck accident attorneys. We will protect and fight for your rights, being fully prepared to take on the large trucking companies and their endless resources. In Texas the statute of limitation for personal injury cases is 2 Years, act now.
Call us now for a free consultation! 1-800-862-1260 or 1-972-278-9202

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