Injured In A Truck Accident? Let Us Help You!
Finding room for tractor trailers and passenger vehicles to share the road is difficult and often dangerous. A total of 4,136 people died in large truck crashes in 2020. Sixteen percent of these deaths were truck occupants, 67 percent were occupants of cars and other passenger vehicles, and 15 percent were pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists. Some crashes involved both a tractor-trailer and a single-unit truck.
Although all vehicles on the road must obey the same rules, truck drivers face several significant disadvantages: wider turn radiuses, larger blind spots and slower acceleration times. Truck drivers also face problems with fatigue, grueling delivery schedules, overloaded shipments, the potential for a heavy load to become unbalanced, and other drivers’ impatience with tractor trailers on highways.
Trucks Cause Significant Accidents and Serious Injuries to Our Clients
Because of a tractor trailer’s size and weight, the potential for causing damage to everyone involved in a truck accident—especially those in a much-smaller car—is great. Personal injuries from a truck accident can be relatively common (bruising, lacerations, sprains, or fractures) or very severe (internal bleeding, damage to organs, whiplash, brain injury, spinal cord injury, loss of limb, or death). These injuries can certainly cause some long-lasting mental and physical trauma. Just as importantly, however, they can affect your relationships with your family and friends, especially as you face the added burden of financial concerns, insurance claims, lost pay, and potentially life-long medical problems.
Truck Accidents Are Expensive. Your Insurance Probably Won’t Be Enough
Semi trucks are a lot bigger and heavier than what our clients drive. Semi trucks do not stop as fast or maneuver as quickly as a car or pickup truck.
This is why it is important to contact an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible after a crash or wreck. If you are injured in an accident involving a tractor trailer along the highways of central Iowa, Steve Lombardi and Katrina Phillip of the Lombardi Law Firm in Des Moines can help you handle these troubling times. With over 40 years of experience behind him, Steve is well-equipped to navigate the court system and fight the insurance companies that want to pay as little as possible on your claim. With Steve Lombardi and Katrina Philip on your side, you can rest assured we will fight for you and your right to be fully compensated.
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