Trucks and commercial vehicles are large and heavy, and almost always cause serious injury or wrongful death. The Las Vegas truck accident lawyers at Koch & Brim, LLP will work to recover a settlement that covers the needs of seriously injured people. Contact our team of commercial injury attorneys at Koch & Brim, LLP in Las Vegas, NV for a free consultation about your case today! (702) 451-3900
Highway trucking accidents: A fully loaded 18-wheeler driving at interstate speeds that crashes can cause terrible injuries and even wrongful death. There are many different factors in these collisions, and a lot of them can be preventable by the truck driver or passenger vehicles.
According to NHTSA data from 2018, in the United States there were 4,951 people killed and an estimated 151,000 people injured in crashes involving large trucks. Who are the parties usually involved in truck accidents? According to the NTSA data, here’s a breakdown of who was killed in 2018 truck collisions: — Other Vehicles – 71% — Other Truck Drivers – 18% — Pedestrians or Non-Occupants – 11% What are the Top Impact Points on a Truck during Collisions?
Taking a turn without maintaining the proper lane, backing over pedestrians or bicyclists, pulling out into traffic, failing to see motorcycles, sideswiping cars – all can cause serious injury. Our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers negotiate with the insurance company and, in many cases, with the company that owns the truck.
Construction vehicles are heavy and dangerous. They can cause extensive property damage and serious injuries to people who are walking or driving by road or building construction. At Koch & Brim, LLP, our construction vehicle accident attorneys represent people who have been injured in construction vehicle accidents. Multiple liability: Our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers take the time to explore all possible liabilities in an accident to find adequate compensation for serious injuries and wrongful death. In a construction vehicle accident, the construction company, the vehicle owner and the project owner may share liability.
Serious injuries can happen in truck accidents. Because of weight and speed, when a truck or commercial vehicle crashes into a car, the injuries are often catastrophic. A spinal cord injury, for example, can require multiple surgeries, cause paraplegia or quadriplegia, and require a lifetime of medical and personal care. Our Las Vegas accident attorneys seek every possible liability and insurance resource to make sure the injured person has adequate compensation. Commercial insurance. Big trucks are usually insured by commercial insurance companies that do not have a local office. Our attorneys have the experience and knowledge required to find and negotiate with the right insurance personnel. For our out-of-state clients: If you were injured in a commercial truck crash while visiting Las Vegas, we can represent you.
If you were involved in a collision with a truck and you were injured because of the other driver’s negligence, we can help! We will fight for top dollar for damages, as well as for pain & suffering. We have 2 convenient office locations in Vegas.
Contact our team of commercial truck accident attorneys at Koch & Brim, LLP in Las Vegas, NV for a free consultation about your case today! (702) 451-3900
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