Truck and Tractor Trailer Accidents & Injuries
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Our firm represents clients located in Missouri and Illinois who have been injured in or a loved one has died in a truck accident. Trucking accidents often result in catastrophic injuries or death, however, truck companies and drivers carry high insurance policy limits so high money damages are usually recoverable.
Truck accidents present unique legal issues and it is crucial that you have an attorney experienced with truck accidents and the specific laws that apply to these types of cases.
In crashes involving a large truck and a passenger vehicle (car, pickup truck, van, or sport utility vehicle). The top 10 factors of truck accident causation and negligence by a truck driver are:
1. Interruption of the traffic flow and failure to adapt
2. Truck driver unfamiliarity with roadway
3. Inadequate surveillance
4. Driving too fast for conditions
5. Illegal maneuver
9. False assumption of other road user's actions
10. Distraction by object or person inside the vehicle.
Any of these above reasons and many more are common reasons a large truck, semi, bus, or tractor trailer driver may be liable for causation of a serious or even fatal accident.
Lehnen v. Greyhound - We recovered $50,000 for a client that stepped in front of a Greyhound Bus and incurred about $8,000 in medical bills. Client admitted to not looking, however, the Bus brakes were found to be malfunctioning after months of legal investigation.
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