Massachusetts Truck Accident Attorneys, Personal Injury Lawyers-Gilman Law LLP
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Each year, over 500,000 truck accidents occur across the United States with over 5,000 resulting in death. Unfortunately, usually the deaths and injuries involve the passangers of the smaller vehicles. If you travel on the Massachusetts interstate, you will likely be traveling behind, in front of or on the side of an 18 wheeler, tractor trailor, semi truck, big rig or other large truck, at anytime during the day. In 2007, commercial trucks made up only four percent of registered vehicles nationally but were involved in one of every eight injuries in motor vehicle accidents.
Brain injuries and spinal cord injuries are the most catastrophic injuries that could occur as a result of a trucking accident. Our experienced Massachusetts personal injury lawyers at Gilman Law LLP have access to the finest medical experts to determine the extent of your injuries and can properly evaluate long term consequences. Your recovery could range from many months of rehabilitation or continued full time care for the remainder of your life. Our team of Massachusetts truck accident lawyers will assist you in getting you the maximum compensation you deserve to help you and your family put your life back together.
Trucking accidents occur for many reasons including unlicensed, inexperienced, or inattentive drivers. Some drivers drive without adequate sleep which puts every driver and pedestrian at risk. Our Massachusetts truck accident lawyers are familar with the major trucking company’s protocols during an accident which may include an experienced investigator at the scene. If this is the case, you need an experienced Massachusetts truck accident lawyer on your side to protect your legal rights.
In addition, the lawyers at Gilman Law LLP have the experience and knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration which govern commercial motor vehicles and their companies. We investigate and anazlye every aspect of your claim to determine who is at fault which may include the truck driver, the trucking company, the trailor’s owner or the shipper of goods. Motor carrier companies, trailer owners, contractors and insurance companies may have a legal obligation to compensate you for your injuries. In some cases, the shipper of hazardous materials carried by the truck may also be liable.
Get Legal Advice Quickly After a Truck Accident
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury as a result of a truck accident, call Gilman Law LLP at (888) 252-0048 or complete our free consultation form online for a Free Case Review by an experienced Massachusetts Accident Injury Attorney. Drivers who are involved in an accident with a truck should get legal advice as soon as possible — before you discuss the matter with an insurance adjuster or sign any paperwork. Insurance companies and trucking companies may try to reach a quick settlement to limit their financial responsibility. Gilman Law LLP urges you to contact our experienced Massachusetts truck accident lawyers today so we can fight for your legal rights and ensure that you receive the full compensation that you deserve.