Truck Crashes

truck crashes can cause injuryTruck Representation Of The Injured After Collisions Involving Semi-trucks. Truck crashes involving huge semi-trucks are some of the harshest kind. Injuries can be critical, and the claims are far more complicated than your run-of-the-mill car accident cases. If you are involved in a big rig wreck, you need to secure a stalwart attorney who will be on your side. Our semi-truck accident lawyer at The Law Office of Christopher Jackson has years of legal advocacy steeped in defending clients who were injured due to the negligence of a truck driver. You deserve to be compensated. If you were in a truck crash let us advocate for you.

Been in a truck crash? Know Your Rights: Speak With Us Before The Insurance Company

If you have been involved in truck crashes caused by a semi-truck company, our truck attorneys advise you to speak with a lawyer before talking to the trucking company's insurance adjuster. Bringing a truck accident claim against those liable for your injury may be difficult because there may be multiple insurance companies involved. Truck crashes require a knowledgeable trucking accident attorney will request the driver's log, fuel receipts, drug test results and any black box data or evidence to use in your case.

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the most common factors in large truck crashes are:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Legal drugs
  • Driving too fast for prevailing road conditions
  • Failing to provide a proper lookout
  • Road unfamiliarity
  • Feeling pressure caused by the trucking company

Negligent hiring and supervision of truckers is also common. However, after an accident, a trucking company will pull out all the stops to defend itself. Because trucking companies are large, they have a lot of resources and attorneys on staff to minimize their damages and dispute fault. We recommend that you do not sign anything until you consult an attorney who understands personal injury law.

Fatalities Are Common

Truck crashes involving large tractor-trailers have a higher fatal accident rate per mile traveled than passenger cars and trucks. When a car and a truck collide, more than likely, the occupant of the car will be the one who suffers serious injuries, disability or death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 98 percent of the accident cases in which there is a death when a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle collide, the person killed is an occupant of the passenger vehicle.

Get Compensated For Your Losses

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, or your loved one was killed in an accident involving an 18-wheeler due to the truck driver's negligence, you have a right to compensation for your damages, including medical costs, loss of wages, and pain and suffering.

After truck crashes you need to hired an experienced semi-truck crash lawyer can ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the full amount of damages to which you are entitled. A knowledgeable personal injury attorney will fight for you and represent the interests of you and your family.

Our Dedicated Law Practice Can Help You And Your Family

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or permanently disabled in a semi-truck wreck, our law firm is here to answer your questions about truck accidents. We are ready to help. For a truck accident attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio, or Covington, Kentucky, please contact us at 859-261-1111 in Kentucky or 513-861-8000 in Ohio, or reach out via email. We are prepared to take your case, fight for your rights and see that justice is served.

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