Let Us to Help You with Your Trucking Accident Claim
With the increasing number of large commercial trucks on the highway, the risks of collisions go up each year. When a collision occurs between a large commercial truck and a smaller vehicle, catastrophic damages and injuries can occur.
According to the United States Department of Transportation, 3,903 people died in trucking accidents in the year 2014. There were also 111,000 who were injured in truck accidents; this figure rose by 17 percent from the previous year. The number of injuries, including soft tissue injury and fractured or broken bones, shows that trucking accidents are on the rise. This trend continues in 2016, with a reported 7.7% increase in traffic deaths.
What are the Primary Causes of Trucking Accidents?
There are many factors that cause trucking accidents including, but not limited to:
- Driver negligence
- Driver fatigue
- Inadequate training
- Faulty equipment
- Intoxication or drug use
- Illegal weight
When a victim has been injured in a serious trucking accident, they're often faced with questions that demand answers. Before contacting an insurance company, it is vital for an individual to meet with an attorney to go over their legal options and receive guidance for the process of the claim.
Our attorneys work to protect the rights of our clients, by fighting for them to receive a fair outcome. In some accidents, there are multiple defendants, including the driver, the trucking company, and even the manufacturer of trucking parts. Therefore, we assist our clients in determining the specific person(s) they should pursue for their injuries.
Call Us Now So We Can Help!
We understand how it can feel to deal with the aftermath of a serious trucking accident. We will fully evaluate our clients' injuries and damages and conduct a thorough investigation of the crash scene, the trucking company, the driver, and case precedents so we can determine the best means of legal recourse.
We help our clients pursue their claim for:
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Property damage
- Future medical care
While there are some personal injury claims settled without necessarily involving the court, this is not always possible. If a trial becomes inevitable, our clients can rest assured we will provide them with aggressive representation throughout the entire process, and we will work to ensure that you are given fair representation.
Call us today, and our team will be happy to meet with you and discuss your legal options. Allow us to help you get representation for your trucking accident claim.