Las Vegas Semi-Truck Accident Attorney
The Nevada roads and freeways are dangerous enough, but accidents involving a semi-truck can greatly increase the likeliness of physical injury, property damage, and even death. If you or a loved one have been in a semi-truck accident, you need an attorney who is well acquainted with these types of cases and can get you fair compensation for your pain and suffering.
Accidents involving trucks, including 18-wheelers, tractor-trailers, and freight carriers can be devastating even if excessive speeds are not involved. In fact, the sheer weight of these vehicles is enough to do substantial damage even at extremely low speeds. At Tingey Injury Law Firm, we understand the disastrous effects of semi-truck accidents and we’re ready to make sure that your case is heard.
Semi-truck accidents are often the fault of careless or negligent driving or fleet management. A few common causes of these accidents include:
- Drowsy driving by fatigued truck drivers
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs
- Improperly vehicle maintenance, including tires and brakes
- Overweight and/or unsafe loads
- Speeding or other traffic violations
The trucking industry is regulated by a number of laws that oversee how trucking businesses are run and how fleets and other equipment are cared for. Many times an accident involving a semi-truck is the result of failure to abide by one or more of the regulations, or by negligence on the part of the driver or trucking company. However, these companies also have policies in place that allow them to deal with accidents immediately and aggressively to minimize monetary and reputation damage. That’s why you need to make sure you have a top team of semi-truck accident lawyers by your side immediately.
We know that the effects of a semi-truck accident can be devastating and may include long-term injury and disability, burdensome medical bills, extensive property damage, emotional trauma and even death. We have the experience and knowledge you’re looking for and can help you receive fair compensation for your pain and suffering. Give us a call today to discuss your specific case, (702) 333-0000.