Chicago Truck Accident Attorney

As a result of their large size and tremendous power, an accident with a semi-truck can be very serious. 98% of the time, occupants of the vehicle being hit by the truck are killed, while those  in the truck walk away from the crash. Federal & State motor carrier safety regulations specifically monitor the conduct of trucking companies and truck drivers. If found in violation of these standards, truck drivers and truck companies must be held accountable for their negligence. Not only are they deadly, truck accident can leave the victim with burns, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and serious disfigurement.

The most common causes of truck accidents include but are not limited to:

•  Lack of Driver Training

•  Overloaded & Oversized Truck

•  Poor Break Maintenance

•  Driving In Unsafe Weather Conditions

•  Tired & Fatigued Drivers

•  Intoxicated Driver

•  Speeding

•  Aggressive Driving

•  Poorly Maintained Safety Systems (reflectors, blinkers)

Commercial trucking companies will have attorneys at the scene immediately after any accident; make sure you are adequately prepared as well and contact and experienced truck accident attorney immediately. If you or a loved one are a victim of a trucking accident our Chicago truck accident attorneys can help you receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Call (312) 493-6912 to speak with a truck accident attorney immediately to explore your legal options.