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Car Accident Involving 18 Wheeler

Philadelphia Lawyer for Car Accident Involving 18 Wheeler

Thousands of truck accidents take place on the road every year. An accident involving an 18-wheeler or another large semi-truck, weighing close to 80,000 pounds and averaging 70 feet in length can cause catastrophic injuries. When passenger cars and 18-wheelers collide on the road, serious property damage and severe injuries are to follow, even at low-speed collisions. Unfortunately for the victims of these types of accidents, trucking companies have unlimited recourses at their disposal, meaning they will do almost anything in the defense of the driver. In many accidents involving 18-wheelers, the incident is at fault of the truck driver's negligence to follow safety regulations, trucking industry standards and traffic laws in general.

If the whale is the largest mammal in the water, its counterpart in size on the roads would doubtlessly be 18-wheeled trucks. Commonly known as 18-Wheelers, these trucks are used in interstate commerce to deliver goods in large quantities throughout the country. Unfortunately for others on the roadway, when something goes awry with an 18-Wheeled truck while on the road, very serious injuries often follow. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. our attorneys have been on the side of injured victims caught in terrible situations with 18-Wheeled Vehicles.

Here Are Some of the Ways that a Disaster Crash Can Occur with These Whale-Sized Trucks:

  • Fatigue
  • Inexperience
  • Driver not paying attention
  • Driver unprepared when he comes across an accident ahead of him
  • Driver unprepared for severe weather changes
  • Driver on drugs to keep him up and crashes
  • Equipment failures

Most of us do not like to drive on the highways in the same vicinity as these 18-Wheelers. People tend to get nervous when they are passed by an 18-Wheeler or caught driving behind someone and forced to drive next to these giant trucks. The cause of this unease is evident. When a Truck Accident occurs with a regular automobile, the change in velocity and forces that are brought to bear are tremendous, and real people get seriously injured. At Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our lawyers will take action on behalf of you or a loved one if you have been injured by the negligence of an operator or trucking company. Call us anytime. The consultation is always free.

The Damages We See from Trucking Accidents Range from Minor Injuries to Death. Here Are Some of the Most Prevalent:

At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. our attorneys and staff will assist you throughout every step of your claim. We have investigators and experts who will help to determine the precise reason for the Accident. We know how to best present your case, and will provide you with the tools you need to cope with the aftermath. Call The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. today for a free consultation.

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