Accidents and Deaths on the Increase:
- In the United States, 333,000 large trucks were involved in traffic crashes during 2012.
- From 2009 to 2012 there was an 18% increase in large truck accidents
- There were 3,921 people killed and 104,000 people injured in crashes involving large trucks .
- 73 percent of those injured were occupants of other vehicles, 3 percent were non-occupants, and 24 percent were occupants of large trucks.
NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis
~The outcome of an individual case depends solely on the particulars of that case.~
Too many motor vehicle accidents occur every day throughout the United States; Each year over about 4,000 people die in accidents with large trucks and over 104,000 are injured. There are a few well known red flags in any accident: Was the driver on an unreasonable or unlawful schedule? Was the truck road ready and compliant with all laws? Was the driver on prescriptions drugs that state not to operate heavy machinery? Did driver fatigue or alcohol consumption contribute to the crash?
We have the resources and experience to handle these complicated cases so that you can focus on healing.
Our law firm understands that recovering from an accident that was not your fault is a long process. Physical injuries must heal, emotional scars must heal, even mental anguish must heal before you or a loved one can experience a full life again. We see beyond the settlement to what it means – a way for you to regain independence.