Accidents involving commercial motor vehicles often lead to serious and debilitating injuries. As such, they generally present significant financial burdens to victims and their families. If you or a loved one recently sustained an injury in a truck accident, you may be eligible for compensation. The Brunswick attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak have extensive experience in the federal laws that govern these types of cases.
Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation and learn more about your legal options. You can rely on our expertise for many reasons, including:
Truck accidents are often serious or even catastrophic. Drivers on the road are at risk for accidents arising from the following types:
The NHTSA collects data regarding truck accidents and their causes. According to their research, the majority of trucking accidents arise from driver error. Behaviors such as distracted driving, operating under the influence, fatigue, and failing to follow appropriate protocol all cause trucking accidents. Additionally, improper loading and failing to maintain vehicles can also cause commercial motor vehicle crashes.
Liability in a trucking accident may involve interpretation of both federal and state laws. Additionally, many different parties may be responsible for injuries a plaintiff sustains in an accident. An attorney will conduct a thorough investigation into the case to determine the parties responsible for the accident, including:
Due to the inherent complexity of these types of cases, truck accidents require the assistance of an attorney. In many cases, several parties may share the fault for a victim’s injuries. This requires negotiation with several insurance companies to demand fair and full compensation for a victim’s material and intangible losses. The attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP work diligently to identify the negligent parties and hold them responsible for a victim’s damages. We can help you gain reimbursement for expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, loss in earning capacity, and intangible harms such as loss of life quality or pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love recently suffered injuries and other harm in an accident involving a commercial truck, you need an attorney willing to fight for your right to compensation. The Brunswick attorneys at Butler Wooten & Peak LLP are well-equipped to take your case and represent your rights during this difficult time. Contact us today to schedule a free review of your legal options.