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Personal Injury Lawyers in Southwest Virginia, Virginia, and Nationally

Truck Accidents

Truck, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers

The sheer weight and size of the average truck means that trucking accidents can often have catastrophic consequences. The sad truth is that more than 500,000 trucking accidents occur annually in the United States. Over 31,000 of those accidents cause injuries, while close to 5,000 lead to fatalities.

Trucking accidents are often the result of negligence or carelessness, including:

  • Drug or alcohol use by truck driver
  • Reckless or careless driving, including rollovers
  • Driver fatigue
  • Inattention to other traffic
  • Non-compliance with federal trucking regulations for rest breaks

A Specialized Truck Accident Case Requires Specific Knowledge

Wrecks involving trucks and tractor-trailers are specialized accident cases. These types of collisions and wrecks have another layer of legal complexity. Trucks and tractor-trailers are licensed and regulated by the authorities and the drivers must have special licenses.

The auto accident attorneys in Roanoke representing you in such cases must possess broad knowledge of these many complex regulations. In addition, they must have the toughness and legal acumen to negotiate the best settlement for you.

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We have the Experience and the Skill that you Need

If you are the victim of a truck or tractor-trailer accident, and have suffered from any injury, you need the services of an experienced automobile accident lawyer to guide you. You need Altizer Law, P.C. We will examine all the issues, including whether the appropriate licenses are in effect and the equipment has been inspected and maintained. And we will ensure that you receive the proper judicial and monetary relief.

Arrange a FREE Consultation

At the Roanoke, Virginia based law firm of Altizer Law, P.C., we represent clients who have been injured in truck accidents to resolve issues so that they receive justice and adequate compensation from those who wronged them. Let our legal skills and years of experience help you while you take time to be with your family and heal or grieve. Please call to take advantage of our free consultation so we can discuss your concerns and see how we can help.

If you are looking for help with your Roanoke trucking accident, contact Altizer Law, your legal team, online or call us at 540-345-2000 today.