Have You Been Injured In An Accident Involving A Garbage Truck?
Although garbage truck accidents are not as common as accidents involving other motor vehicles, these types of accidents can result in very serious injury and even death. At The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, we represent bicyclists, pedestrians, car drivers and others injured in accidents involving garbage trucks.
Causes of Garbage Truck Accidents
At The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, we handle all types of garbage truck accident injury and wrongful death cases. Some of the most common causes of these types of accidents are:
- Poor visibility
- Oversized loads
- Fatigued drivers
- Negligent or careless drivers
- Running a stoplight
- Abrupt starting and stopping
- Backover accidents
- Negligent truck maintenance
Garbage truck accidents often involve bicyclists or pedestrians. These individuals often suffer serious injuries due to the sheer size and force of the truck. A small but significant number of accidents results in wrongful death.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a garbage truck accident, The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, can help you determine the responsible party for your accident. We will thoroughly investigate the cause of your accident and consult outside experts if necessary. If truck driver or truck company negligence is found to be the cause of your accident, we will aggressively represent your interests and seek compensation accordingly.
Whether you have suffered broken bones due to a garbage truck/car collision, or a loved one has suffered fatal injuries because of a negligent truck driver, we will help you obtain fair compensation following your accident.