When you see large, commercial trucks near you on the road, you may start to feel uneasy. Although most trucks are in great condition and most truck drivers are properly trained to avoid accidents, this is not always the case. Unfortunately, negligent truck drivers and pressure to meet deadlines can lead to catastrophic truck accidents.
Accidents involving large trucks and smaller vehicles are some of the most deadly accidents which take place on the road. At Cornell Injury Law, our southeast Iowa truck accident attorney is committed to providing clients throughout southeast Iowa, including Burlington, Fairfield, Washington, Ottumwa, and Mt. Pleasant with the most compassionate and dedicated representation.
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There are very strict federal laws in place which restrict how and when commercial trucks can drive. They are expected to follow these laws to the letter for their own safety and the safety of other drivers. Most truck accidents are caused by preventable circumstances, such as driver inattention, drunk driving, or even breaking traffic laws. However, there are other situations that must be taken into account when representing a trucking accident, such as whether the trucking company was pressuring the driver to break laws during their shift.
A few of the other causes of trucking accidents include:
Trucking accidents can leave victims severely injured or even incapacitated, in some cases. In fact, truck accidents are one of the leading causes of fatalities on the road. At Cornell Injury Law, we take negligent driving extremely seriously and want to hold the driver and their company responsible and accountable. You can rely on our truck accident attorney to pursue your case to its fullest potential and fight for fair compensation and justice.
Call the firm today to set up your free case consultation with our experienced truck accident team serving Southeast Iowa, including Fairfield, Burlington, Mt. Pleasant, and the surrounding areas.
We are skilled and unintimidated when fighting for your justice in cases spanning the following areas:
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