Need an Injury Lawyer For Your Utah Truck Accident?
In 2017, 273 people were killed in traffic accidents. Of those 273 people, 38 were killed in an accident involving a truck. There is no ideal traffic accident. We all hope that we can always avoid a collision. However, a collision with a truck is something that we should all aim to avoid entirely. The highest weight class of truck contains trucks weighing 33,000 pounds or more. In an accident, this can do some serious damage.
If you or a loved one has been unfortunate enough to be involved in a truck accident, Need an Injury Lawyer Utah can help. We help victims of truck accidents that have occurred throughout the state of Utah.
Reasons For Truck Accidents
Just like any other type of traffic accident, there are several reasons that an accident involving a truck can occur. Truck drivers spend hours every day taking goods to their destination, often hundreds or thousands of miles from their starting point. This can lead to extreme fatigue in truck drivers. If they spend just an hour or two beyond how long they should be driving, sleepiness can attack. Drowsy drivers cannot make the same quick judgements and maneuvers needed to avoid an accident.
Drowsiness is not the only reason for truck accidents, though. There is a lot of equipment on a truck that can malfunction. Something as simple as a flat tire could result in a major accident involving a large number of vehicles. Distracted driving can also lead to truck accidents. It is easy to be distracted by something like a phone after hours on a road, but not keeping your eyes on the road will lead to an accident.
Even something as simple as bad weather can affect the functionality of a truck. Heavy rain, ice, or snow could all lead to a truck losing control. It could swerve into another lane of traffic, causing a huge accident, or it could drive off the road.
The involvement of a truck in an accident is very dangerous. Such a heavy vehicle can do a lot of damage to other drivers on the road and injure many more people than the average car accident might. Victims can suffer from very serious injuries as a result of a traffic accident involving a truck.
Find an Injury Attorney For Your Truck Accident
Have you been injured in a truck accident, or has a loved one been killed in a traffic accident involving a truck? Need an Injury Lawyer Utah can help you with difficulties resulting from your accident. Get the compensation you need to help pay for your medical bills or any other damages resulting from your truck accident.
Our firm has experienced attorneys that are experts in truck accidents. Schedule a free consultation with an attorney today. We are available to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If we do not receive an award in your case, you will not have to pay us.