Semi Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyers

After a major truck accident it is imperative that you hire a truck accident lawyer who is knowledgeable in our States laws and have a working knowledge of truck regulations.

In this regard it is extremely important to not delay in getting help from experienced truck accident lawyers after an accident. For it is a known fact that the responsible trucking company or 18 wheeler company will immediately retain their own Accident Response Team. These Response Teams are commonly dispatched within hours or at the latest a day or two days to begin a process to fight you and defend the trucking company from any truck accident injury claims.

The truck accident lawyers of Carabin Shaw are here to help you fight back and level the playing field by aggressively protecting you and pursuing the maximum compensation for you and your family.

Our truck accident lawyers have represented accident victims injured in all types of trucking accidents including 18-wheelers, semi-trucks and commercial transport vehicles. With over 100 years of combined experience fighting for the rights of accident victims, we have the experience you need on your side.

Due in part to the sheer size of an 18 wheelers as well as the size and weight difference between the average passenger car or truck hit by a tractor-trailer or other commercial vehicle, the results to you or your family can be devastating.

It is important to understand that a truck accident, semi accident or 18 wheeler accident are more complex than the more common auto vs auto accident. Understanding the complexity of the required regulations, truck safety regulations and industry standards is critical to properly representing individuals’ injured after a semi-truck or 18 wheeler accident.

If you are unable to speak or contact our Firm, have another family member contact our law firm. If you are reading this and are a loved one of the injured individual, call us.

As soon as possible put our Team on your side. Our Truck Accident Lawyers after the accident to make sure that evidence is preserved and is not destroyed. Our Truck Accident Lawyers commonly retain Accident Reconstructionist who immediately travel to the scene of the accident to preserve and properly photograph and document the accident scene and all the evidence.

Physical evidence that is commonly found at the scene, at least for a day or in some cases a week or more after an accident are skid marks, yaw marks and scuffs. Unfortunately these types of road markings begin to disappear or fade within hours or a day or two after a truck accident. It is very common for weather, road repairs or car and truck traffic on the same road or highway to fade or erode evidence.

It is also common for certain travel records or travel receipts to go missing. And although there are certain documents mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) to be kept for a specific time period, once that time period has expired the trucking company can dispose of them. This is another good reason to call us as soon as possible. We will work to attempt to stop any destruction of evidence by the trucking company.

The sooner you call us and put our truck accident lawyers on your side, the sooner we can stop the trucking company for destroying or misplacing any evidence and we can begin the process of collecting, preserving and examining all of the evidence related to your accident.

After an accident it may be discovered that not only the truck driver is at fault but so is the trucking company, the owner of the trailer, or a manufacturer of a defective product like a tire or a brake.

The sooner we begin looking at the accident scene and the truck or semi or 18 wheeler, the better.

Call us 24/7. We are available to discuss your loss night or day for free. Call 1.800.862.1260.