If you are involved in a semi-truck or other truck accident, call 911 immediately. File a police report and if another party was involved, be sure to get their insurance and truck company information. If the injury was due to the negligence of another party, you may be eligible for compensation. We offer free consultations for personal injury cases due to truck accidents and can help determine if you have a case.
Depending on who is at fault, the trucking company may be liable in an accident with a semi-truck or other truck. If in an accident with a truck, it’s important to document as much as possible about the accident and be sure to get information from the other party including insurance information, license number, and name of the truck company. If injured in a truck accident, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact us for a free consultation.
Common causes of truck accidents are like those of other motor vehicles including speeding, dangerous road conditions, and impairment while driving. There are some causes of accidents that are more frequent with trucks including distracted driving or driving while fatigued, overloaded cargo that can make a truck prone to tire blowouts or tipping over, and truck equipment failure such as brakes or other issues.