If you or family member are injured by a large truck or semi, you need a lawyer on your side to fight against the trucking companies and insurance companies. Long haul truckers work for large corporations and trucking companies who will use their substantial resources to deny you the justice you and your family deserve. You need a Seattle truck accident attorney who can fight for you and make sure you and your family do not suffer without the compensation you deserve.
Washington interstates and highways are full of large trucks and eighteen wheelers traveling to and from the ports of Seattle and Tacoma and the surrounding area. Your car or motorcycle stands no chance against these large trucks and drivers who are overworked and trying to keep a schedule, often at the risk of the public’s safety.
If you are or a family member are involved in a collision with a truck, call us immediately. Collisions and accidents involving trucks commonly involve severe injuries to those who fall victim to truck driver negligence or inattention. You have a right to compensation under Washington law. The trucking companies and their insurers will contact you and try to settle with you for far less than your case is worth. We offer a free evaluation and do not charge a fee unless we are successful in securing a monetary reward for you.
Large trucks and 18-wheelers are a daily part of our life, particularly in Seattle. Interstate 5 and Highway 99 are two of the main arteries for traffic traveling up and down the west coast and serve as major means of transport between the United States and Canada. Seattle is also a major business hubs and one of the largest commercial centers in the United States. Around the Seattle area and throughout the Tacoma, Bellevue and Kirkland areas, manufacturers and shipping companies use fleets of big trucks to transport their products.
Unfortunately large trucks and 18-wheelers are often the cause of major accidents which result in severe injuries and death. When truck drivers are negligent, the resulting accidents are some of the worst that we encounter. Due to the large size of the trucks and the loads they are hauling, a smaller vehicle seldom stands a chance in a collision with a large truck. If you or a family member fall victim to a negligent truck driver, you need a Seattle truck accident attorney who can help fight for the compensation you deserve.
Truck drivers and the companies that employee them are governed by federal and state laws that regulate their loads, vehicles, licenses and even the number of hours that a truck driver can be on the road. Oftentimes, these rules and regulations are ignored and corners are cut. When this happens, you and your family are put at risk by unsafe conditions and overworked, fatigued drivers. In the aftermath of a truck accident, it is important to properly investigate the accident to determine if any safety rules were violated by the trucking company or its driver.
Most trucking companies have claims departments or insurance companies that will contact you and request information. It is important that you have Seattle truck accident attorneys who can even the playing field and make sure that your rights are protected. Before you speak with a claims adjuster or representative from the trucking company, speak with a Seattle personal injury attorney who can keep you informed and shield you from the insurance company who only seeks to limit or deny your recovery. Contact us to today for a free consultation to discuss your Seattle area or Washington truck accident case.
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