Working for fair and full compensation

Our truck accident attorneys in Dallas handle cases involving wrecks caused by local and out-of-town truckers, including trucks from Mexico. We aggressively pursue the maximum compensation for the people we represent. We have decades of success in personal injury claims and lawsuits.

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$4.5 MILLION

Verdict | 18-wheeler Collision

$12 MILLION

Settlement | Drunk Driving Accident Victim

$35.5 Million

Settlement | Truck Accident

$900,000

Damages Awarded | Faulty Product

$18 Million

Settlement | Truck Wreck

$1.6 Million

Settlement | Severe Truck Accident

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Truck Accident Attorneys in Dallas, TX Fighting for You

Our Dallas truck wreck lawyers collaborate with a network of attorneys to aggressively advocate for injured victims. We investigate to uncover the true causes of a wreck, evaluate the long-term impact of the injuries sustained, and file a claim or lawsuit to seek maximum compensation. 

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Specialized Accident Attorneys Key Facts in Trucking Accidents

18-wheeler and tractor-trailer accidents require specialized knowledge of the federal and state laws by which the driver and company must abide. Frenkel & Frenkel has truck accident attorneys with decades of experience litigating truck accident claims and lawsuits. We work with some of the best accident reconstruction experts to thoroughly investigate the cause of the crash and who was responsible.

When our truck accident attorneys in Dallas and Fort Worth investigate a trucking accident, we often discover key facts such as:

  • A trucking company has neglected to provide drivers with safety training
  • A truck driver was using a cell phone at the time of a wreck
  • A driver was on the road for more hours than is legally allowed in an attempt to meet delivery schedules
  • A trucker was speeding or changing lanes without signaling
  • A truck driver had failed to adjust speed to account for potentially hazardous road conditions such as rain or construction
  • A truck driver was driving while under the influence of legal or illegal drugs at the time of the accident
  • Drivers from the US, Mexico, or Canada were found to be underqualified
  • Trucks were not properly inspected

Over 1,000 Five Star Reviews Why People Choose Frenkel & Frenkel

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Legacy of Winning

Partners with over nine decades of combined legal experience.

Knows the Enemy’s Playbook

Attorneys who used to defend the insurance companies

Family-values & Client-first

Family-owned law firm with a Client-First mission.

Real Trial Attorneys

Lawyers who know how to win in the courtroom to maximize your outcome.

Specialized Accident Attorneys Common Truck 
Accident Injuries

Severe injuries can require years or a lifetime of medical care, often incurring astronomical costs. The responsible party must be held accountable, and the legal team at Frenkel & Frenkel takes on these cases as part of our commitment to seeking justice and full compensation. A large commercial truck can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds when fully loaded. A passenger vehicle impacted by one of these vehicles is often crushed, destroyed, or rolled over, leaving the driver and passengers seriously or fatally injured.

Some of the most common types of truck accident injuries include:

  • Traumatic 
Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord 
Injury
  • Amputations
  • Head 
Injuries
  • Back 
Injuries
  • Multiple Fractures 
or Shattered Bones
  • Internal 
Injuries
  • Crush 
Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Disfiguring 
Injuries

Dallas, TX Causes of Truck Accidents

Dallas and Fort Worth are the locations of many serious or fatal truck accidents, leaving families devastated. These collisions are commonly caused by the following:

  • Tired driver
  • Speeding
  • Distracted driver
  • Driving too fast for weather conditions
  • Unsafe lane changes
  • Unsafe merging
  • Drug or alcohol-intoxicated driver

Hall of Fame Lawyers With Record Results.

Founding Attorney Mark D. Frenkel

After beginning his career at a New York law firm that defended big insurance companies, Mark now uses his knowledge of the enemy’s playbook to protect and help accident victims get the full compensation they’re owed.

Since 1993, Mark and his partners at Frenkel & Frenkel have worked to build one of the most feared and formidable plaintiff’s firms in Dallas-Fort Worth. D Magazine recognized him as a Hall of Fame lawyer. The firm has been awarded “Favorite Personal Injury Law Firm” by Addison Magazine for 12 consecutive years, more than any other service business in the DFW metro.

Mark D. Frenkel

Founding Attorney Scott B. Frenkel

Having worked as a defense lawyer for a national trucking company, plus his 30 years of experience helping victims of commercial vehicle accidents, Scott Frenkel is a name the big insurance carriers hope you don’t hire.

As former legal counsel for the insurance and trucking industries, Scott possesses unique insights into how these large corporations operate and sometimes try to low-ball or trick victims out of the medical care and compensation they deserve. Scott has now represented thousands of DFW residents and their families to attain life-changing settlements and verdicts, helping them to cope with injury and loss, to move forward towards a better tomorrow.

Scott B. Frenkel

Founding Attorney Gene Burkett

As a Dallas native and SMU graduate, with three decades of experience facing down insurance companies and fighting for victims’ rights, Gene is passionate about making our community safer.

Gene is a Lifetime Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and boasts a “Superb” rating on Avvo. In the community, he’s served on the advisory board for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and supports the Ronald McDonald House, The Jesuit Preparatory School of Dallas and The Russ Martin Foundation.

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The partners of Frenkel & Frenkel standing on a balcony

Compensation in truck accident claims and lawsuits

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Economic Damages

These are the actual financial losses suffered by the injured victim, including the costs of medical care, lost wages, future lost income, lost earning capacity, and other substantial losses.

Non-Economic Damages

These losses are personal and reflect the consequences suffered by the victim, such as pain and suffering, emotional anguish, loss of quality of life, and similar damages.

30 Years of Personal Service Family-FOUNDED TO PUT PEOPLE FIRST

Founded as a family business, we prioritize people and serve with integrity.

At Frenkel & Frenkel, our foundation is built on family values. From our humble beginnings as a family business, we’ve steadfastly committed to prioritizing caring for the people we serve above all else. Our unwavering dedication to our clients reflects the values instilled by our founders. With integrity at our core, we approach each case with compassion, advocating for the well-being of individuals and families. We’re proud to carry forward this legacy of putting people first in all aspects of our legal practice.

On a heartwarming note, Scott and Mark's mother was the initial staff member and continues to serve as the office manager. Her dedication and hard work have been instrumental in shaping our culture and success, earning her the respect and admiration of all who work with her.

Frenkel family

Truck Accident FAQs

How can a truck accident lawyer help me in Dallas, TX?

What are the common causes of truck accidents in Dallas and Fort Worth?

How do truck accident injuries differ from those in regular car accidents?

What are some common injuries that can result from commercial truck accidents?

What are some key facts to consider in trucking accidents?

What damages can be pursued in semi-truck accident claims and lawsuits?

What credentials should I look for in a truck accident lawyer?

What distinguishes Frenkel & Frenkel's approach to truck accident cases?

How can truck accident attorneys help in pursuing fair compensation for victims?

What legacy and values drive Frenkel & Frenkel's legal practice?

How can a truck accident lawyer help me in Dallas, TX?

A truck accident lawyer in Dallas, TX, can provide crucial legal guidance and representation for truck accident victims, helping navigate complex laws, investigate the causes of the accident, evaluate the impact of injuries, and pursue maximum compensation.

What are the common causes of truck accidents in Dallas and Fort Worth?

Truck accidents in Dallas and Fort Worth can be caused by factors such as tired drivers, speeding, distracted driving, unsafe lane changes, driving too fast for weather conditions, and instances of drug or alcohol intoxication among truck drivers.

How do truck accident injuries differ from those in regular car accidents?

Truck accidents often result in more severe injuries due to the size and weight disparity between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles, including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, multiple fractures, and crush injuries, which may require extensive medical care and have long-term consequences.

What are some common injuries that can result from commercial truck accidents?

Truck accidents can lead to severe injuries such as multiple fractures, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, paralysis, and disfiguring injuries, often requiring extensive medical care and having long-term or lifelong consequences.

What are some key facts to consider in trucking accidents?

Trucking accidents may involve critical factors such as safety training neglect by the trucking company, driver negligence (e.g., cell phone use, speeding), violations of driving hour regulations, and inadequate vehicle inspections, crucial in determining liability and seeking compensation.

What damages can be pursued in semi-truck accident claims and lawsuits?

In truck accident claims and lawsuits, victims can seek economic damages (e.g., medical expenses, lost wages) and non-economic damages (e.g., pain and suffering, emotional distress), with skilled attorneys helping evaluate the full extent of losses and seek appropriate compensation.

What credentials should I look for in a truck accident lawyer?

When choosing a truck accident lawyer, consider factors such as experience in litigating truck accident claims, success in achieving favorable outcomes, and a deep understanding of federal and state laws governing trucking accidents.

What distinguishes Frenkel & Frenkel's approach to truck accident cases?

Frenkel & Frenkel's approach stands out due to its specialized knowledge of federal and state laws governing trucking accidents, extensive experience in litigating such cases, and collaboration with top accident reconstruction experts to thoroughly investigate the causes of accidents and determine liability.

How can truck accident attorneys help in pursuing fair compensation for victims?

Truck accident attorneys play a crucial role in advocating for injured victims by investigating the true causes of accidents, evaluating the long-term impact of injuries, and filing claims or lawsuits to seek maximum compensation, their expertise in navigating complex legal matters instrumental in achieving fair and total compensation for their clients.

What legacy and values drive Frenkel & Frenkel's legal practice?

Frenkel & Frenkel's legal practice is built on a legacy of over 30 years, marked by a commitment to family values, a client-first approach, and a strong emphasis on integrity and compassion, reflecting the values instilled by its founders, creating a culture of putting people first in all aspects of its legal practice.

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