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The injuries (and property damage) that arise out of truck accidents are usually severe due to the truck’s size and weight. If the accident occurs while a truck is going at high speeds, the injuries and property damage are often even worse.

If the truck accident that has left you catastrophically injured is due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve maximum compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

At SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, our trucking accident attorney aggressively pursues personal injury claims on behalf of our clients. Please contact us today to set up a free initial consultation to discuss your situation and how we may be able to help you.

Aggressive. Honest. Efficient. Semi-Truck Injury Attorney.

Attorney Susan Marks will thoroughly investigate your accident and possibly enlist accident reconstruction specialists and other experts to ensure that all parties liable for the accident are held responsible. Many factors, including all types of truck driver errors, may contribute to a semi-truck crash and can result in many serious injuries such as:

  • Closed head injury
  • Spinal cord injury and paralysis
  • Crush injuries
  • Burns, broken bones, and amputation
  • Wrongful death

Although truck accidents often occur with cars, these accidents also occur with motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians. The injuries arising out of these kinds of accidents can be some of the most traumatic due to the lesser protection afforded the victim.

Trucking Accidents Caused By Truck Driver Errors

To maintain the commercial driver’s license required to do their job, truck drivers must adhere to strict federal trucking laws and obey the rules of the road. Truckers are held to a higher standard than drivers in regular passenger vehicles, and for excellent reasons. Given the size and weight of semi-trucks and other large commercial trucks, accidents involving such vehicles are likely to cause serious or fatal injuries to other motorists.

Despite strict laws and regulations designed to prevent tractor-trailer accidents, these devastating crashes are still widespread. One reason for the many truck accidents is truck driver negligence. Examples of truck driver negligence and/or errors include:

  • Fatigued driving
  • Failing to secure the truck’s load properly
  • Failing to thoroughly check equipment, including brakes, tires, and lights
  • Violating weight restrictions for the road or vehicle
  • Speeding, including over the posted limit or too fast for current conditions
  • Failing to maintain a safe distance between vehicles
  • Unsafe or aggressive driving

If you or someone you love has suffered injuries resulting from a truck driver’s error or carelessness, contact an experienced truck accident injury attorney at SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact our law office. We are committed to seeking the full compensation you are entitled to receive.

Put Our Experience To Work For You

Tragically, many truck accidents cause severe or fatal injuries. Such cases must be handled with a high degree of competence and care. Attorney Susan A. Marks is a skilled and dedicated personal injury attorney who works hard to protect her clients’ rights.

Ms. Marks has represented clients who have sustained a wide range of injuries, including back and neck injuries, brain injuries, broken bones, amputations, disfigurement, spinal cord injuries, and other serious injuries. She has also successfully obtained compensation on behalf of family members in wrongful death claims.

Susan A. Marks believes strongly that every person has a right to a skilled and caring advocate. She vigorously pursues full compensation for her clients and works diligently to provide the personalized service and compassionate support her clients require. As a client of SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, you will have a caring, skilled, and aggressive advocate on your side.

Contact A Compassionate And Hardworking Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have sustained a serious injury from a car-truck collision while driving in the Chicagoland area, including on Lake Cook Road, Rand Road (Route 12), Eisenhower, the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eden Expressways, or any of the major highways that crisscross our state, you need a law firm that couples care with solid representation. Contact our semi-truck injury lawyer at SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, to schedule a free initial consultation by calling 847-255-9925 or toll-free at 877-286-8180.

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