There are many causes of truck accidents, from poor truck maintenance to driver negligence. The injuries suffered in this type of accident are often catastrophic. Should the accident victim or victims survive those injuries, there could be massive disfigurement, a need for extensive rehabilitation or an inability to work again.
At The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, we represent victims of truck accidents. We know there are many causes of truck accidents. Our investigators and truck accident reconstruction experts document debris and skid marks, thoroughly examine the vehicles involved, speak with witnesses, analyze the “black box” recorder in the semi-truck involved and get the logbooks the driver used.
While some truck accidents are due to road conditions, poor truck maintenance and other motorists, many are due to the truck driver’s error. This might include a driver who is operating the truck while drowsy or impaired by alcohol or drugs. Other truck driving negligence includes judgment errors, inattentive driving, failure to maintain the lane and traffic violations. The companies that employee the drivers can be held liable for their errors, such as hiring a driver who has a criminal history, substance abuse problems or numerous traffic violations.
At The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, we know that dealing with your injuries right now is most important. Let us concentrate on moving your claim for compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and more. Our experienced lawyers will keep you informed each step of the way while they negotiate with insurance companies. If a full and fair settlement is not offered, our lawyers are skilled litigators and will take your case to trial. To learn more about truck accidents and how we help victims of these accidents, please visit our webpage on the subject.