Truck Accident Injury
SERVING THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA
SEMI TRUCKS AND TRACTOR TRAILERS ARE ON ALMOST EVERY ROAD IN THE US
Were You Injured In A Car Accident With a Big Rig?
Big Rigs are by definition, big, and they often cause extensive damage to a passenger vehicle as well as serious injury to the occupants during a truck accident. Exhausted drivers, poorly maintained trucks and trailers and unpredictable weather and road conditions can cause major accidents and worse.
Every year, an overwhelming majority of fatal traffic accidents involve 18-wheelers. While there is a substantial amount of law in place to keep our roads safe, there are still so many factors that contribute to this unfortunate statistic.
If you have been injured in a trucking accident case, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’ll review your case and provide you with the representation you need.
Commercial Truck Accidents
Accidents involving commercial trucks occur when large big rigs collide with other vehicles or pedestrians. Over 500,000 truck accidents occur each year in the United States. These accidents cause approximately 5,000 deaths each year. One out of every eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision. The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) releases data about truck accidents every year.
Trucking revenues are over $500 billion, and projected to increase each year. This is good news for the economy, but bad news for any other vehicle or passenger on the road with these commercial trucks.
What can go wrong on the road? Here are a few things trucking accidents are attributed-to.
- Overtired drivers
- Imbalanced or overweight payload
- Untrained drivers
- Slower brake times
Truck Accident Cases Are Extremely Complicated
Unlike passenger car accident cases, a case involving a truck or tractor trailer driver requires the collection of a great deal of evidence and expert testimony, and the process is a lengthy one. If you or someone you know has been involved in a traffic accident involving a truck or trailer, please contact us at your earliest convenience so we can start fighting for your rights. Put our experience to work for you.
Roeser Law Firm represents people in the Washington, DC, area who have been injured, or whose loved ones were disabled or killed. Trust us to determine if you have a Truck Accident case.
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