Upshur County Truck Accident Lawyers
Our Truck Accident Lawyers Serve Gilmer, Big Sandy, Ore City & Beyond
When an 18-wheeler is involved with an accident, lives can be changed forever. Accidents involving semi-trucks are frequently serious because of their size and weight. Since some can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, smaller vehicles on the road are at a considerable disadvantage during an accident. To make matters worse, large commercial trucks dot the nation’s busiest highways because of their role in delivering the good we use every day.
If you’ve been involved in an Upshur County truck accident, you deserve the help of Arnold & Itkin. Our firm has recovered billions of dollars for clients, and we’re ready to put our experience to work for you. Every victory that we earn at the negotiation table or in the courtroom represents a chance for our clients to rebuild their lives. So, we don’t take fighting for them lightly. Our truck accident lawyers serve all of Upshur County including Gilmer, Big Sandy, and Ore City.
To have a free consultation with an Upshur truck accident lawyer, call (888) 493-1629. We’re ready to fight for the compensation and justice that you deserve.
How Many Truck Accidents Occur Each Year?
Each year, in excess of 400,000 truck accidents kill or critically injure drivers and passengers on America’s highways. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the people who suffer the most during truck accidents are the occupants of smaller vehicles in an accident. In 2018, 4,136 people were killed during accidents involving a big rig. Despite representing less than 5 percent of vehicles on the road, trucks are responsible for 1 in 10 motor vehicle accident fatalities. The most frustrating aspects of these accidents is the fact that they are preventable.
Upshur County 18-wheeler accidents are often caused by the following:
- Drowsy driving
- Improperly loaded trucks
- Distracted driving
- Poor truck maintenance
- Unqualified drivers
- And more
Our Upshur County Truck Accident Lawyer Fight to Rebuild Lives
As mentioned above, truck accidents typically carry severe and unfair consequences for those in smaller vehicles. Survivors of these accidents often deal with their reprecussions for months, years, or even the rest of their lives.
Truck accidents cause serious injuries such as:
- Burn injuries
- Orthopedic injuries
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Neurological injuries
- Neck and back injuries
- Blunt force trauma
Recovering from these injuries is expensive. They cause the loss of wages, medical debt, and other financial hardships. At Arnold & Itkin, we’re focused on holding negligent truck drivers, truck companies, and other reckless parties accountable for unfairly changing the lives of our clients. Whether you’re recovering from truck accident injuries or are trying to decide what you’ll do after the wrongful death of your loved one, we’re ready to help.
Truck accidents we've represented include:
- Box truck crashes
- Flatbed truck accidents
- Garbage truck accidents
- Jackknife accidents
- Underride accidents
- Tanker truck crashes
- Tow truck collisions
- Commercial vehicle accidents
Call Our Upshur County Truck Accident Lawyers Today at (888) 493-1629
At Arnold & Itkin, the fight is personal for our team. Too often, we’ve seen reckless truck operation harm responsible drivers. Over the years, we’ve come to discover that the only way to prevent these accidents from happening to more people is to hold negligent trucking companies and drivers accountable for their behavior.
Our team starts every case with the foundation that our clients are depending on us to help put their lives back together. So, we never settle for less than they deserve and are ready to fight for their compensation in court if needed. We know that every dollar we earn goes toward building a better future for the people we work for. Find out what your options are at no cost by calling out 18-wheeler accident lawyers today.
Discovering your options with a member of our team if free of cost when you call (888) 493-1629. We’re ready to listen to your story and help start your recovery.