Safely driving a commercial truck requires special training and skill, including proper licensing and employing additional safety regulations. The massive weight and bulk of a large truck means getting into an accident with one is likely to cause major injury or even be fatal. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident in Connecticut, call the experienced attorneys at Moore Kuehn for a free case evaluation.
A passenger vehicle rarely has a chance against a large commercial truck and becoming the victim of a trucking accident can be a frightening experience. The claims process can be complicated and confusing, especially when you are trying to focus on recovering from your injuries. Don’t go through it alone. The experienced attorneys at Moore Kuehn can help you:
Trucking accidents are extremely dangerous and result in a high number of injuries and fatalities each year in this country. A study reported by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) estimated that in a recent year there were:
The FMCSA, along with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted a study of 120,000 large truck crashes that occurred in recent years. A representative sampling of those crashes was taken, and each of the 963 crashes in the sampling involved at least one large truck and resulted in injury or fatality. The most common causes of accidents involving trucks and truck drivers are:
Other common causes include roadway problems, driver drug use, inadequate surveillance , nd driver fatigue.
Negligent truck drivers can cause catastrophic injuries to other drivers, passengers, bicyclists and pedestrians on the roads. If you have been seriously injured in a trucking accident, contact the litigation team at Moore Kuehn for a free case evaluation and the help you need to aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve for your injuries.