We Are Experienced with the Complex Laws Involving Truck Accidents

In 2016 (the latest year available for data), 4,440 large trucks and buses were involved in fatal crashes. This number was up 2% from the year prior. Of the approximately 475,000 reported crashes involving large trucks, 0.8% proved fatal, while 22% resulted in injury. In 91% of fatal crashes involving large trucks, 83% of the fatalities were not the truck occupants. The complexities of these cases often calls for help from a car accident attorney.

Truck accidents occur every day in New Jersey, resulting in severe injury or death. Accidents involving dump trucks, semis, tractor-trailers, and other large commercial vehicles can cause broken bones, burns, brain damage, and more.

Contributing Factors in Truck Accidents

There are several factors that may contribute to the occurrence of a truck accident. Such factors include:

  • Driver Inexperience
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Falling Asleep Behind the Wheel
  • Fatigued Drivers
  • Mechanical Errors
  • Overloaded Vehicles
  • Sharp Turns
  • Speeding

After you have been injured in a truck crash it is imperative that you seek medical treatment as soon as possible before contacting a truck accident attorney.

Truck accident attorneys are experienced with these types of cases and have an understanding of how to best obtain relevant documentation such as driver records, police reports, and maintenance records. An experienced motor vehicle accident attorney will know what to look for in finding evidence of negligence and who should be assigned guilt in your case. This is so important, as preserving evidence is essential to proving liability.

Contact Us Today to Speak with an Experienced Truck Accident Attorney

If you have been injured in a commercial truck accident, you or your loved ones may be entitled to compensation for medical costs, property damage, pain and suffering, and loss of a love one (should the accident result in death).

At The Wright Law Firm, our truck accident attorneys have represented numerous clients that have been injured in a truck or commercial vehicle accident and have helped them to get their lives back. To learn more about how our motor vehicle accident attorneys can help or to schedule a free consultation, contact us online or call us at (609) 759-2500.

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