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Semi Truck Accident Attorneys

Large trucks are involved in a high percentage of traffic crashes and deaths.  According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in 2015 alone- over 53,000 large trucks were involved in crashes that caused auto accident injuries with over 4,000 fatal injuries.  Sadly, the trend lines indicate a growing problem. The same data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety from 2009 data indicated only 3,200 deaths related to large truck accidents. The problem is likely to continue to increase as industry insiders confirm that more trucks continue to ride U.S. highways and roads on a daily basis.

 

A large truck is any truck whose vehicle weight is over 10,000 pounds—usually referred to as semis or tractor-trailers.  Because of their extreme size, crashes involving large trucks are more likely to result in serious injury and death than those involving only passenger cars. Approximately 10% of people that experience an auto accident injury from a large truck crash are killed.  Large trucks are also more likely to be involved in multiple-vehicle crashes than are passenger cars.

Both federal and state regulations govern the safety of the trucks’ equipment and the drivers’ hours.

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Trucking companies are required to keep records of such information.  Poor equipment and driver fatigue can be causes of multiple-vehicle crashes.  Truckers also exhibit basic negligence which leads to accidents, such as speeding, improper lane changes, and failure to see the cars around them when making turns.

It is important to have the help of a semi truck accident lawyer whenever you are hurt in any one of these accidents.  The legal professionals at a truck accident law firm can help explain how the facts of your particular case might play out in negotiations with the trucking company or insurer.  In addition, you can learn whether or not the filing of a lawsuit is necessary to ensure that you receive the compensation for your auto accident injury that you deserve.

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Serious injury cases are not just business for us – they’re personal. When we take on a new client, we adopt them as part of our family, and we fight for them in every way possible.

That has been our motivating force in capturing hundreds of millions of dollars for clients we have represented during the past 40-plus years. It is also the reason we aspire to be the best personal injury firm in the country.

Getting Legal Help from an 18 Wheeler Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one has suffered an auto accident injury as a result of a large truck crash, call a truck accident lawyer at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP at 1-800-624-8888 or submit a free online case evaluation.  The initial consultation is FREE.

If we agree to handle your case, there is no legal fee unless we are successful in getting you money.  A lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a Statute of Limitations so please contact our truck accident law firm right away so that you do not lose your rights to money and other benefits.

Over ABillion Dollarsin verdicts & settlements for our clients

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Woman sustained serious injuries in collision with truck. Jury verdict.
$1,800,000
Plaintiff rear-ended another vehicle.

What Our Clients Say

“After our auto accident we had no idea what to do. The Rothenberg Law Firm held our hands the entire way explaining every step in the process and getting us the best settlement in an extremely timely fashion. The process was seamless and we were so pleased with how everything turned out. We hope to never need such services again but would definitely recommend the Rothenberg Law Firm for all personal injury lawyer needs!”

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New York

"I highly recommend this very qualified law firm. I am so appreciative to The Rothenberg Law Firm for helping me win a settlement beyond what I expecting in my accident case. They took the time to explain the process and constantly kept me informed. They encouraged me to maintain ongoing contact and took all my calls immediately. They were always understanding, supportive and concerned about my recovery. The Rothenberg Law Firm is very experienced, and with all that, I can honestly say I always felt like I was their only client. I highly recommend them should you ever find yourself needing a very qualified attorney.”

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