According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were over 500,000 truck- collisions in 2018 resulting in nearly 5,000 fatalities.
If you’ve been the victim in a collision with a truck, we encourage you to reach out to an Olympia truck accident lawyer. Our trusted attorneys offer free case evaluations and can help determine your legal options.
Here are some of the leading causes of truck collisions:
It’s also important to note that passenger vehicles cause many truck collisions, too. Please read our blog post on how to avoid collisions with big trucks.
You might have noticed that we have a page dedicated to truck accidents in addition to a page about car accidents. There are several notable differences, which is why it’s important to work with an attorney who has experience with truck accidents.
The main reason truck accidents are more complicated is that there may be more than one liable party responsible. For instance, liable parties might include:
As truck accident attorneys familiar with the nearby region, we explore all potential causes. This may mean reviewing police reports and trucking logs, bringing on accident reconstruction experts, and speaking with witnesses. Given the many complex layers in the process, we encourage you to speak with a qualified attorney about what happened.
You risk nothing by reaching out to an Olympia truck accident lawyer for a free initial consultation. Should we become your attorney, you pay us nothing unless we’re able to win you a settlement. We’ll take the legal stress off your plate so you can focus on your healing.
Don’t delay in contacting us; you have a limited time to file a claim in the State of Washington (per RCW 4.16.080). If you’re unable to make it to the office, let us know. One of our attorneys is happy to meet you at your home, hospital, or other preferred location.