According to national statistics, injuries and fatalities from truck accidents has increased 3% year over year. 36,750 people were injured or killed in traffic crashes in 2019. Due to their often weighing 20 to 30 times more than passenger vehicles, most injuries and deaths from truck accidents are due to the vulnerability of smaller vehicles.
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Our competent lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable on how these vehicles are operated and the details involved with tractor-trailer accidents. Being reliable attorneys, we understand the complexities of these types of accidents and work to ensure you are paid appropriate compensations for both personal injury and vehicle damage.
- Improper lane change
- Defective Equipment
- Unqualified driver
- Incorrect stopping distance
- Fatigued Driver
- Road defects
SEMIS, OR 18-WHEELERS, POTENTIALLY PRESENT A SIGNIFICANT DANGER TO OTHER MOTORISTS ON THE ROAD
Due to their extreme size and often substantial loads, these vehicles have the ability to cause severe accidents leading to significant personal injury and property damage. It is important to note that semis do not statistically cause a greater percentage of accidents than standard vehicles, however individual incidents tend to be more serious.
If you have questions about a tractor-trailer accident you have been involved in then please contact us today. Our team at Altman Nussbaum Shunnarah Trial Attorneys has the experience you need to help you navigate this stressful time.
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