Major Road Accidents

Major Road Accidents

Major road accidents involving cars, trucks and other commercial motor vehicles


Have you or a loved one been the victim of a tragic accident involving a truck or other commercial motor vehicle? Trucking accidents are often catastrophic to families, involving fatalities and other serious personal injuries; and they are also more difficult for lawyers to pursue, because the best legal action requires an intimate knowledge of the Federal Motor Carrier Regulations and other state regulations regarding Trucking Companies and other Commercial Motor Vehicles. James B. “Jim” Lewis has personally handled scores of cases involving trucking accidents, and catastrophic personal injury and death cases caused by truckers and commercial motor carriers. Jim Lewis is very knowledgeable about all federal and state regulations pertaining to truck drivers and trucking companies, and has been pursuing claims against trucking companies and commercial carriers since 1987. Jim has the knowledge, skill and expertise to effectively represent victims of truck accidents in order to maximize their recovery, and protect their rights under the law. 


James B. (Jim) Lewis, an *AV rated Trial Lawyer (5 of 5, highest available rating for skill and ethical standards—preeminent), board certified in Civil Appellate Law, has been lead counsel on cases involving trucking and other accidents which have recovered over $50 million for his clients. He has obtained single-road-accident or trucking/commercial motor vehicle injury verdicts, settlements, mandates and judgments in death, brain injury, and other serious personal injury cases in sums of a confidential eight (8) figure sum; $18 million; 3.8 million; 3.5 million; 2.8 million; 2.7 million; $2.5 million; 2.3 million; $2.25 million;1.86 million; $1.745 million; $1.25 million; $1.1 million, $940,000, $785,000 and dozens of 6 figure settlements between $750,000 and $100,000. For additional details and discussion of these and other cases, please click HERE.


Lewis Law Office, P.C. will devote its substantial resources, skill and experience toward obtaining the maximum legal recovery for all of their clients who are victims of catastrophic personal injury and death cases involving trucks, truck drivers, trucking companies and other commercial motor vehicles. Jim Lewis has been handling trucking cases since 1987, initially representing several large trucking companies and van lines. Since 1993, Jim Lewis has obtained verdicts, settlements, judgments and mandates against dozens of large companies who hire teams of lawyers to defeat themselves. Jim Lewis has also obtained defence wins in trucking cases while representing North American Van Lines and Sea Ray Inc., among other companies and individuals.


Lewis Law Office, P.C., has obtained the highest rating available for unquestioned professional ethics and highest legal abilities (preeminent), according to the most widely accepted peer review rating of LexisNexis and Martindale-Hubbell. While practicing primarily Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial law, Jim Lewis has obtained a board certification in Civil Appellate Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This certification is a distinction held by less than 2% of the lawyers in Texas. 


Jim Lewis has the experience, skill, resources, knowledge and training to handle your case from the date of the accident, through discovery, mediation, trial, the appellate courts and the Texas Supreme Court.
Jim Lewis is licensed to practice in all Texas State Courts, the Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Federal District Courts of Texas, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Supreme Court, and the state courts of Minnesota. Lewis Law office, P.C. may associate other counsel to serve the interests of the clients, in certain cases.


Based in Houston, Lewis Law Office P.C. handles death and serious personal injury throughout the state of Texas, including Angleton, Austin, Bastrop, Baytown, Beaumont, Brownsville, Bryan, College Station, Conroe, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Galveston, Harlingen, Houston, Huntsville, Jasper, Laredo, Liberty, Livingston, Longview, McAllen, Marshall, New Braunfels, Pearland, San Antonio, San Marcos, Texarkana, Tyler, Victoria, Waco and wherever people are victims of trucking and other serious personal injury accidents in Texas.


Since 1987, Jim Lewis has tried cases or argued appeals in Angleton, Austin, Beaumont, Brownsville, Conroe, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Galveston, Houston, Livingston, Longview, Marshall, San Antonio, Texarkana and Waco. While Jim is a skilled negotiator and resolves over 90% of all cases he handles before trial, he is an  experienced court-room litigator and appellate lawyer who not shy of the Texas trial and appellate courts.