Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Injury Lawsuits
Experienced Injury Lawyers That Will Fight For You!
When someone is injured in a vehicle accident, a personal injury lawsuit allows the victim and their families to seek compensation for their injuries.
If you have been injured in a Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident, knowing your legal rights can provide both financial relief and peace of mind.
A Semi-trailer Driver Injury accident can cause life-threatening physical injuries and trauma that can include financial damage to victims of negligent drivers. Injured victims must deal with large and unforeseeable medical expenses, loss of wages, pain, suffering and loss of quality of life. Family members also can suffer economic loss, mental anguish, and loss of companionship in caring for an injured family member.
Vehicle accident lawsuits are considered personal injury cases. States may limit the time you have to file a lawsuit. It can be as little as one year after the accident. You should talk to an attorney as soon after the accident as possible if you think you may want to file suit.
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There are over 3 million injuries from transportation accidents reported each year in the U. S. States – Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you were involved in a vehicle accident and have sustained an injury, get medical attention immediately and you will need to contact an experienced vehicle attorney immediately.
Experience counts when you hire a vehicle accident attorney to handle your personal injury case.
Our lawyers understand the complex issues in a vehicle accident and provide expert legal representation nationwide for injured victims.
Insurance companies have teams of attorneys protecting their interests and will attempt to get accident victims to either drop their cases or settle for much less.
What Are Common Vehicle Accident Injuries?
Permanent injuries are common in vehicle accidents and can have life-altering consequences. Here is a list of injuries related to traffic accident.
|Brain Injuries||Leg Injuries|
|Broken Bones||Loss of Limb|
|Burn Injuries||Neck Injuries|
|Complex Bone Fractures||Paralysis|
|Crush Injuries||Rotor Cuff Tear|
|Facial Scarring||Soft Tissue Injuries|
|Fractures||Spinal Cord Injuries|
|Head Injuries||Spine Injuries|
|Herniated or Bulging Discs||Trauma & PTSD|
|Hip Injuries||Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)|
|Internal Injuries||Vision Damage or Loss|
|Internal Organ Damage||Whiplash|
|Knee Injuries||Wrongful Death|
Common Causes of Vehicle Accidents & Injuries
Many vehicle accident injuries are the result of negligent drivers. Some of the most common injuries our clients suffer in highway accidents include:
|Aggressive Driving||Improper Road Grading|
|Animals on The Road||Incorrect Vehicle Maneuvering|
|Bad Weather Condition Crash||Malfunctioning Traffic Light|
|Brake Failure||Missing Road Signage|
|Broken Road||Missing Traffic Guardrail|
|Dangerous Intersections||Not Obeying Traffic Sign|
|Debris on Highway||Not Obeying Traffic Signal|
|Defective Vehicle Manufacturing||Poor Bridge Design|
|Distracted Driving||Poor Bridge Maintenance|
|Driver Error||Poor Roadway Maintenance|
|Driver Fatigue||Poor Vehicle Maintenance|
|Driver Fell Asleep||Poorly Designed Road Bend|
|Driver Negligence||Poorly Designed Road Curve|
|Driving Under Influence of Drugs||Reckless Driving|
|Driving Under Influence of Medications||Road Pavement Crack|
|Driving while Texting||Road Pothole|
|Driving with Worn Brakes||Speeding Vehicle|
|Driving with Worn Tires||Sudden Lane Changes|
|Driving without Proper Lighting||Sudden Vehicle Stops|
|Drunk Driving (DUI)||Sudden Vehicle Swerve|
|Faded Lane Demarcations||Tire Blowout|
|Failure To Yield Right-Of-Way||Unbalanced Cargo Load|
|Faulty Auto Parts||Un-Signaled Turn|
|Hazardous Road Condition||Vehicle Following Too Closely|
|High Speed Driving||Vehicle Locked Wheels|
|Highway Road Defect||Vehicle Mechanical Failure|
|Illegal U-Turn||Vehicle Running Red Light|
|Illegal Left Turn||Vehicle Tailgating|
|Improper Lane Change||Wet Slippery Road|
Need Help with a Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Injury Case?
We are currently evaluating Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident injury claims throughout the U. S. When an injury or death is caused by another party’s negligence you are entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering as well as other damages.
Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Injury lawyers that will fight for you!
If you or a loved one has been injured in vehicle accident where you feel you may be entitled to compensation complete the contact form on the right side of page or call us now at 1-888-267.1137 for a free case evaluation. A live personal injury counselor is available to answer your questions 24 hours a day.
Vehicle Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Types
What to do After a Vehicle Injury Accident
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident it is crucial to gather as much information/evidence as possible at the scene of the accident.
- Get copy of official police report for the accident
- Get license numbers of all vehicles involved in the accident
- Note time, date, and location of the accident.
- Report your injury to any relevant parties involved.
- Do not admit fault for your injury.
- Document any evidence involving your accident.
- Talk to all witnesses and get statements from them.
- Take photos, videos, and audio.
- Seek immediate medical treatment for any injuries.
- Keep records of all related medical bills.
- Write down your recollection of the accident.
- Consult an experienced injury lawyer before you sign, or agree to, any written statements or documents.
TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll-Free Injury Helpline Number is 888.267.1137
Time is of the essence when it comes to filing your vehicle Injury lawsuit!
All our experienced vehicle Injury Lawyers work on a contingency basis and don t get paid unless you do!
Each State has a strict statute of limitations for you to file your Vehicle Accident lawsuit. Fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form or call toll free us now.
Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Injury Settlements & Verdicts
- $7 Million Settlement – for Semi-trailer Driver Injury accident resulting in traumatic brain injury (TBI).
- $5.7 Million Jury Award– for injuries to a bicyclist causing having an amputated leg after being hit by Bus.
- $8 Million Settlement– For a Spinal Cord Injury in caused by a Greyhound bus Crash.
- $1.9 Million Settlement– For a man who was injured while trying to board a bus.
- $2.3 Million Settlement– For the Death of Pedestrians Hit by a Metro bus.
- $2.2 Million Settlement – for our injuries to 72-year-old who was knocked to the ground by a Metro bus.
- $750,000 Settlement – For a pedestrian injury after being struck by a bus.
- $500,000 Settlement – For a herniated disc that required surgery from a semi-trailer driver injury with a school bus.
Disclaimer: The settlements and verdicts listed on this site are from news reports, court documents, and published cases throughout the U. S. Any reference to these cases should not be considered as any sort of guarantee. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.
There is no charge until you win your case.
Are You Eligible for Compensation?
If you have suffered an injury due to a vehicle accident, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation for the damages you have endured. Liable parties may be required to compensate victims for medical expenses, loss of income, or earning potential, and pain and suffering.
To get help today call us at (888) 267-1137 or submit the form below for a free case review if you have been injured due to the negligence of another.
Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Vehicle Accident?
If you were injured in a vehicle accident you should contact an experienced injury attorney immediately after an accident.
Vehicle accident attorneys are experienced in dealing with difficult insurance companies and know how they try and get out of paying for a victim s injury claims. Several parties may hold partial liability for the accident.
Defendants in a Vehicle Accident Can Include:
|Auto Parts Manufacturers|
|Car Rental Companies|
Who Are the Potential Additional Parties Involved in a Rental Car Accident Claim?
Rental Car Insurance Companies
Rental Car Company
Credit Card Issuer and its insurers (if operator elected for credit card coverage)
Supplemental Insurance Companies (if operator chose additional coverage at time of rental)
Vehicle Accident Statistics and Facts
- Estimates of 41,000 to 45,000 traffic deaths occur every year within the U.S.
- About 90 people die in car accidents every day in the U. S.
- Motor vehicle accidents of as little speed as 5 MPH can produce a “whiplash-type” injury.
- Over 37,000 people die in road accidents each year in the U. S. – NHTSA Traffic Safety Facts, 2019.
- There is an average of one alcohol-related driving fatality every 48 minutes in the U. S.
- 75% of injured victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of 6 months after an accident.
- 41% of passenger vehicles in fatal crashes were involved in single-vehicle crashes.
- The day in which motor vehicle accident injuries occur most often is Saturday. Sunday is second.
- 1 in 5 Americans are involved in an alcohol-related car crash at some time in their lives.
- The national motor vehicle crash death rate is 1.11 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled.
- Rear-end crashes are the most frequent occurring type of traffic accident and are 29% of all crashes. – National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
- 87% of rear-end semi-trailer driver injury happen because of a distracted driver such as eating, texting, and interacting with passengers. – National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
- 8,000 people are killed every year in the United States in T-bone semi-trailer driver injurys. – – National Highway Transportation Safety Administration
- There are 242,000 sideswipe crashes that occur every year in the U. S. – Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
- The leading cause of workplace deaths is work-related motor vehicle accidents.
- 40% of workplace deaths occurred in transportation incidents.
- There is one vehicle related death reported every 2 hours and 35 minutes.
- Speeding was determined as the primary cause of death in 28.4% of accidents in the U. S.
- Walkers and bikers account for 15% of the total traffic deaths each year.
- 2.35 million people are injured or disabled in vehicle accidents each year in the U. S.
- Over 1,600 children under 15 years of age die each year in vehicle accidents.
- Traffic accidents cost the U.S. $230.6 billion per year. That is an average of $820 per person.
- There are about 143 million vehicles on the roads each day commuting to and from work.
- Alcohol is responsible for 40% of all fatal vehicle crashes.
- Speeding is responsible for 30% of all fatal vehicle crashes.
- Reckless driving is responsible for 33% of all fatal vehicle crashes.
Truck Accident Injury Statistics
- Nearly 5,000 people are killed in truck accidents every year.
- One person is injured or killed in a truck accident every 16 minutes.
- 30% of passenger vehicle occupants killed in two-vehicle crashes are in head-on crashes with the truck.
- 34% of all fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred at night (6:00 pm to 6:00 am).
- 60% of deaths in truck accidents occurred on major roads other than interstates and freeways.
- More than 80% of fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred on weekdays (Monday through Friday).
- 60% of occupants killed in multiple-vehicle crashes occurred in semi-trailer driver injurys involving another large truck.
- 8% percent of work zone fatal crashes involved at least one large truck.
- More than 25% of all fatal crashes involving large trucks rural or urban Interstate highways.
- 49% of large truck occupant deaths occurred in crashes in which their vehicles rolled over.
- 63% of fatal large truck crashes involved two vehicles.
- Single-vehicle crashes make up 22% of all fatalities in Truck crashes.
- More than 75% of truck driving accidents are due to the driver of the passenger vehicle.
- 18% of accidents involve the front of a passenger vehicle striking the rear of a large truck.
- 19% of large trucks in fatal crashes are involved in single-vehicle crashes.
Semi-trailer Driver Injury Accident Personal Injury Damages
Victims in injury-related claims are entitled to damages including:
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Need a Vehicle Accident Injury Lawyer?
If you or a family member has been injured in a vehicle accident, we can help you start an injury lawsuit against responsible parties to help with medical bills and financial compensation.
Our experienced nationwide auto accident injury lawyers will help you get just and fair compensation for your injuries.
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