Trucking Accidents Lawyers
Operating a tractor trailer/large truck is difficult and requires rigorous training. This is why a commercial driver’s license is required to operate large trucks. All too often, however, accidents happen. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an estimated 439,206 large trucks were involved in police-reported traffic crashes nationwide during 2020.
Of those traffic crashes, 4,965 people were killed in crashes involving large trucks. Seventy-one percent of people killed in large truck crashes in 2020 were occupants of other vehicles.
A trucking accident can occur for many reasons. Some of the reasons include:
When trucking accidents occur, it often leads to serious injuries or death. Some individuals may require medical treatment for months or even require long-term care. Having severe injuries and being forced to undergo treatment can disrupt a person’s life. People often lose their job, suffer from emotional distress, or incur serious financial worries.
To make things even more difficult, trucking companies usually comprise of large, powerful corporations who will fight tooth and nail before giving victims the compensation they deserve. Our office has extensive experience in trucking accidents and will get you paid for your injuries and property damage. We handle the claim from start to finish and, if necessary, will file a lawsuit to hold the responsible party liable for the damages and harm you were forced to suffer.
While many people do not realize this, there are many pieces of evidence that needs to be put together in order to prove fault. This can include police reports, black boxes, event data recorders (EDR), witness statements, and photos. In many cases, multiple experts will be required to establish liability and damages.
Contact our office for a case evaluation. If we do not get a recovery for you, then you do not pay us anything.