Rear Ended by Semi-tractor Trailer Truck
Rear-end truck accidents are particularly dangerous because of the sudden force from a vehicle weighing up to 80,000 pounds. When you’ve been hit in a rear-end accident because of the negligent actions of the driver of a semi-truck, you deserve compensation for your injuries and losses.
The semi-tractor trailer truck accident attorneys at Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C. work firsthand representing truck accident victims and their families. We know the devastation careless truck drivers and trucking companies can cause when they take safety risks. We helped a single mother recover $9 million after a tractor trailer accident caused her to suffer significant damages, including multiple bone fractures and a lifelong disability that left her unable to work. Through our investigative efforts, we were able to discover that the driver had a history of medical issues and safety violations and was also fatigued. These findings helped us secure the compensation our client needed for the care she will need for the rest of her life.
For life’s toughest trials, call or contact our experienced truck accident lawyers today. You’ll receive a free initial case evaluation and will learn more about your legal rights and options for seeking financial recovery for injuries and losses you suffered after being rear-ended by a semi-truck.
Dangers of a Rear-End Semi Truck Accident
Rear-end collisions from a semi truck can result in serious and permanent injuries for the people in the vehicle hit by the truck. A rear-end truck crash can cause the occupants of that vehicle to violently jerk back and forth, often crashing into the steering wheel and dashboard. The force involved can lead to long-lasting or even life-threatening or ending injuries such as:
- Ruptured or herniated spinal discs
- Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
- Head injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ injuries and internal bleeding
- Broken bones
Why Do Rear-End Truck Accidents Happen?
Rear-end truck accidents often happen because of negligent or reckless driving by a truck driver. Speeding can make it more difficult for drivers to slow down or stop before they collide with a vehicle in front of them. Some of the most common causes of rear-end collisions by commercial trucks include:
- Unsafe lane changes
- Weaving in and out of traffic
- Drowsy or fatigued driving
- Distracted driving, including using a cell phone while behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
How Our Semi-Tractor Trailer Truck Lawyers Can Help
If you’ve been injured in a rear-end accident with a semi-tractor trailer truck, the personal injury attorneys of Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., can help. Our knowledgeable truck accident lawyers have the experience and resources necessary to handle even the most complicated personal injury claims and types of truck accidents. We don’t back down when trucking companies and their insurers fight to avoid their liability to you for the injuries and losses they’ve caused you.
Contact our firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation. We’ll discuss how our skilled truck accident attorneys can help you pursue the compensation you need and deserve.