We understand trucking or commercial carrier accidents. Many individuals may believe that these types of accident cases are similar to accidents that only involve passenger vehicles. In fact, these types of cases have many different considerations and legal variables that make them quite distinct. There are many different aspects and subjects of trucking claims and accidents that may potentially DRASTICALLY impact your ability to recover.
Commercial carriers or drivers are legally required to keep detailed maintenance and driving logs to keep track. If an individual fails to maintain these logs or equipment it can impact the course of a civil claim. In someone destroys the evidence or covers up deficiencies, this can also impact their case case. We understand what to look for in order to win these types of cases and we know how best to protect you.
Finally, trucking accidents typically result in more serious injuries and consequences. Because of this, it is very important to fully document all medical bills, lost wages and even expenses. If you or a loved one has been injured by a commercial vehicle, allow us to help you today. We can even visit you in your home or hospital for a free consultation.
We truly go the extra mile for our clients and make sure they are in good hands. We believe our experience, past results, and personal attention makes us different than most other Arizona attorneys.
Arizona, along with other states in the United States have special laws that apply to drivers in truck accidents. Actually, Arizona is one of only 10 states that have changed their laws to regulate speeds by imposing a slower speed limit for large trucks and other commercial vehicles. Large trucks (tractor-trailers, single-unit trailers, and some cargo vans or trucks that weigh more than 10,000 pounds) are responsible for many of the large truck accidents that occur every year on the highways of Arizona.
Statistics show that year over year more than 450,000 large trucks were involved in crashes. There are many factors that may contribute to these accidents or incidents, including poor driving conditions, problems with the trucks brakes, and fatigue of the driver.
In a recent survey, for example, almost 20% of truckers admitted to falling asleep at the wheel at least once in the last three-month period. Truck driver fatigue is a troublesome and worrisome factor when it comes to large truck crashes.
Crash statistics have shown that at least 20% of large truck accidents are due to some form of negligence on behalf of the driver. Following are some common causes of truck accidents:
Every 16 minutes another person in the United States will be injured or killed in a truck-related accident. At least a third of the injured truck accident victims will suffer either fatal or at least life threatening injuries.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident that has resulted in a serious injury or wrongful death, do not hesitate to call the law firm of Alcock & Associates, P.C. at 602-989-5000 today.
Our offices are located on the top floor of the Renaissance Square Building in Downtown Phoenix. The Law Firm of Alcock & Associates, P.C., is a top tier law firm and get real results.
We can help with all types of claims including auto accident claims, personal injury insurance claims, medical insurance claims, fire insurance claims and more.
Here at Alcock and Associates our team and staff are dedicated to helping and representing YOU. The first step is to understand your case. We will take the time to get to know you and your legal situation so that we are best able to answer all of your questions. After your initial consultation with our attorneys, you will know what you are facing and what can happen to your case.
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Alcock & Associates P.C.
2 North Central Avenue, 26th Floor
Phoenix AZ 85004