Driving down the road every day we see semi-trucks, 18-wheelers and tractor-trailers that appear to be carrying a heavier loads of supplies than the truck can handle. The truck driver may even be speeding, driving recklessly or not paying attention to the road. When an overloaded truck collides with an automobile, it can cause catastrophic injuries to the victims in the car.
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Truck drivers are often paid more depending on the amount of shipment they deliver. This can be a shipment of materials, equipment, food or even chemicals. When a truck is overloaded, it is more prone to having equipment that malfunctions, breaks or does not run properly. The truck’s tires could burst, the equipment retaining the shipment could break, or the truck driver could lose control of the vehicle and cause a wreck.
Claims for injuries resulting from wrecks involving truckers and trucking companies require immediate attention from an experienced truck wreck attorney. If a lawyer is not involved immediately, valuable evidence can be lost which may affect your ability to recover the maximum available to compensate you for your injuries.
The attorneys at Sommerman, McCaffity & Quesada, L.L.P. understand that these truck wrecks often lead to massive physical and financial burdens. We have handled hundreds of claims involving truck wrecks, where we have achieved favorable outcomes for our clients before a jury and through negotiations. Our lawyers will work hard for you to help get the most possible to help ease your recovery and financial obligations after a truck wreck.