United States Truck Accidents
Nearly 500,000 large trucks (tractor-trailers, semis, dump trucks, big rigs, fire engines, etc.) are involved in traffic accidents in the United States every year. Approximately 5,000 of these truck crashes are fatal (wrongful death).
- One of eight traffic accident deaths is caused by a collision with a large truck;
- Most of the deaths and personal injuries involve passengers of the motor vehicles, autos, motorcycles, and cars struck by tractor trailers;
- The tractor trailer truck drivers typically escaped without serious injury;
- Claims and lawsuits are often filed by lawyers and law firms as a result of traffic crashes that cause serious personal injury or death.
Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
The Federal government requires tractor-trailer, semi, 18 wheeler, and other large truck operators to have a commercial drivers license (CDL). The drivers are also required to undergo drug and alcohol testing before they are allowed to drive the big trucks.
Missouri Truck Accident Lawyer Contact
Our law firm is experienced in handling injury claims, cases, and lawsuits. If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of a tractor trailer collision, your rights need to be protected. Many truck drivers are employed by large companies that put delivery of goods ahead of your safety. As an experienced tractor trailer accident lawyer, I will discuss your case with you and answer your questions. I can alert our team and begin taking the same action as the truck company and their insurance company.
The call and consultation are free. I can be reached 24 hours a day at (314) 322-8515. Call me personally and I will help you through these trying times. There is no fee unless you recover for your personal injuries.
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