Trucking Accident Lawyers

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Large trucks, also known as big rigs or semis, are involved in disproportionately more accidents than regular cars are. Due to their larger size, a large percent of trucking accidents result in fatalities. However, it is not the driver of the truck who is usually killed or seriously injured. Instead, the occupants of other vehicles involved in an accident with a large truck are usually the ones who suffer serious injury.

What Are Some Common Causes for Trucking Accidents?

One common cause of trucking accidents is rollover. Trucks are more susceptible to roll over due to their higher center of gravity. Rollover can happen for any of the following reasons: 

Other Causes of Trucking Accidents

There are many other causes for trucking accidents. Some other examples include the following: 

Do I Need a Lawyer?

When a truck is involved in an accident, the trucking company will usually send out its own lawyers to the scene to try to clear up any problems and protect their interests. If you are injured in an accident with a large truck you should contact a lawyer as soon as you can.  An experienced auto accident lawyer can protect your rights and advise you of what remedies are available.

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Last Modified: 02-25-2014 12:01 PM PST

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