Trucking Accident Lawsuit - Tractor Trailer AccidentsTractor trailers are some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. When a tractor trailer is not properly operated devastating injuries can result. In such cases the injured parties are left with life-long. In most cases insurance carriers for tractor operators will attempt to avoid liability where possible. It is important to know your rights and make sure you get the maximum compensation allowable under the law. If you have were rear ended by a tractor trailer get immediate medical attention for your injuries. Read the following article to get a better understanding of your rights.

Liability for Injury – Who Can Be Held Liable for Your Loss

Who is liable for your injuries in a tractor trailer accident case? This question will depend on a number of different factors. Here are list of examples for liability purposes.

  • Was the driver permitted to operate the machinery?
  • Were they property trained to do so?
  • Were the operating it in accordance with their training?
  • Was the operator impaired or intoxicated?
  • Were the driving the vehicle when they were not permitted?
  • Did they have the proper operating license?

These are questions that our firm will get answers to and hold the responsible parties accountable for your injuries. Depending on the response to these questions liability of the case will be determined. If you were involved in a rear end accident with a trailer it is important to speak with an attorney to know your rights. Remember, do not make any statements to any insurance company until you have consulted with your attorney.

Common Injuries Resulting from Big Rig and Tractor Trailer Accidents

Injuries after a tractor accident can be devastating. Because of the size and impact area of these machines even the lightest degree of impact can be significant. Here is a list of common injuries after a trailer accident. Always remember to get proper medical care for your injuries. Do not delay seeking treatment.

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Head trauma
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Mild or medium brain injuries
  • Broken or fractured ribs
  • Damaged tibia
  • Cracked skull

These are only a fraction of the injuries which can be sustained as a result of a tractor accident. If you were hurt get medical attention immediately.

Steps to Take Following a Tractor Trailer Accident

Our Clients Pay No Out of Pocket ExpensesThe steps you take after a tractor accident can be very important to the success of your case. Here are some steps you should take if you were involved in such an accident.

  • First, if you were injured get medical treatment. No matter how light the impact, get checked out. You never know what the extent of your injuries may be.
  • Second, collect the information for all responsible parties. This includes insurance information and other necessary
  • Third, do not give any statements to insurance companies. These statements will only be used to deny or limit liability for your case. Speak with the tractor accident attorneys at Downtown L.A. Law for a free case evaluation today. No win no fee!

Legal Assistance: Our law firm is proud to represent victims of traffic accidents including tractor trailer collisions. To schedule a free and confidential legal consultation regarding your case contact our law firm toll free (855)385-2529.