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Truck Accidents

Truck Accidents

Where you injured in a truck crash? Are you overwhelmed and unsure how to proceed? We are here to help!

Truck Injuries and Crashes

Truck accidents happen everything day. If you have in a commercial truck accident, then you are not alone. On average, over 100,000 injury accidents are the result of truck accidents each year.

There are many factors that can contribute to commercial truck accidents; including but not limited to exhaustion, distracted driving, speeding, driving under the influence, unsafe conditions, and more. No matter the cause, we are familiar with the federal and state laws regarding trucking accidents, and we are here to help you receive the compensation you deserve.

Unlike typical car accidents, truck accidents involve complex federal and state laws. State and federal regulations cover an array of topics to ensure safety on the roads, including:

  • Medical requirements, hours on the road, and drug and alcohol testing to qualify drivers for commercial licenses
  • Carrier requirements related to transport of hazardous materials, equipment providers, and weight limitations
  • Special permit requirements for overweight or over-dimensional vehicles
Truck Accidents

Truck accidents require a thorough investigation to determine which party or parties may be at fault, including whether they have violated any federal or state regulations.

Depending on the circumstances of the accident, a victim injured in a trucking crash could recover damages from the driver, the driver’s employer, the truck’s owner, and companies or individuals involved in leasing arrangements.

Because of all the parties involved, the investigations into the accident will be complicated and extensive. Each of the parties involved will immediately conduct their own investigations to determine who may be at fault.

While all the other parties are scrambling to protect themselves, you also need protect yourself… do a prompt and thorough investigation into the facts, causes, and other issues related to the truck accident. This is where we can help… recovering from your injuries is enough… let us sort through the evidence, avoid mistakes that may impede a claim, and get you everything you deserve.

Damages may cover…

  • past and future medical expenses
  • lost income
  • loss of earning capacity
  • pain and suffering
  • wrongful death claim (if a loved one was killed because of the crash)
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