Trucking Accident Injury Lawyer

Missouri Trucking Accident Injury Lawyer

 

Experienced Missouri Truck Accident Lawyers

Semi-truck accidents involve large, over-the-road tractor-trailers which cause traumatic injuries and death. Our Missouri semi-truck accident attorneys have the experience to represent injured people in trucking injury cases. Trucking cases are not like ordinary car accidents.  It is essential for evidence to be preserved and in most cases for a lawsuit to be filed immediately.

 

Common Causes of Tractor-Trailer Accidents include:
  • Driver fatigue
  • Failing to follow Federal Trucking Safety Regulations
  • Failing to secure loads
  • DWI- drugs or alcohol
  • Speeding to arrive at destinations sooner
  • Cell phone use & texting
  • Underinflated or worn tires
  • Reckless driving
  • Insufficient training

 

Common Semi-Truck Accident Injuries include:
  • Broken bones
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Amputation
  • Head & brain injuries
  • Neck & back injuries/whiplash
  • Bruises
  • Paralysis
  • Death

 

If you were injured by a semi-truck, compensation includes:

  • Past & future medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain & suffering
  • The loss of a family member
  • Mental/emotional injuries

 

Here are Some Statistics:

  • 18 wheelers are twice as likely to be involved in a fatal accident than passenger vehicles
  • 40% of accidents involving semi-trucks may be the result of driver fatigue
  • Truck drivers behind the wheel for more than 8 hours double their risk of having an accident
  • 1/5 of truck drivers have fallen asleep while driving a truck in the last 30 days
  • 30% of commercial trucks exceed allowable weight limits
  • 15% of fatal truck accidents involve overweight loads

 

Schedule a FREE Consultation After a Trucking Accident

The Missouri tractor-trailer accident injury lawyers at The Klenofsky Law Firm, LLC will fight the insurance company for you. The insurance company will attempt to pay you as little as possible and try to minimize your injuries. Our firm is specifically experienced to handle trucking accident injury cases.

 

You will never pay us anything out of your own pocket. If we make a recovery for you then we are paid out of the settlement. This is our guarantee to you. Call us today at (314) 658-9500 for a FREE consultation. You may also send us an E-mail using the contact form.