Phoenix Truck Accident Lawyer

Truck accidents often have catastrophic and deadly outcomes. In fact, at least 1 in every 10 fatal traffic accidents involves a commercial truck.1 Even if truck accidents are not deadly, however, they can still wreak havoc on victims, possibly leaving them with permanent injuries that may impact their quality of life (and maybe their ability to live independently) for their rest of their lives.

At the Law Office of Richard Langerman, we are here to support and help truck accident victims – including survivors of truck crashes and families who have lost loved ones to fatal truck wrecks. Bringing nearly three decades of experience to every case, our Phoenix auto accident lawyer, Richard Langerman, has the skills and knowledge you can count on for effective help recovering from a truck accident.

Contact us today to discover more about your recovery options and how Phoenix Auto Accident Lawyer Richard Langerman can help you.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can result from multiple factors, with some wrecks involving a combination of contributing elements. In general, some of the most common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Motorist negligence, such as driver distraction or driver impairment – This can include the negligent, careless or reckless actions of truckers and/or any other driver on the road.
  • Defective vehicle equipment, which can impair motorists’ abilities to safely handle trucks or other vehicles
  • Poor roadway conditions, such as debris in the roads, a lack of traffic signs or signals or even a lack of roadway dividers or guardrails
  • Other forms of negligence, like the negligence of trucking companies (when their violations or illegal actions contribute to truck wrecks) or roadway construction crews (when they fail to properly set up highway work sites and these oversights contribute to truck crashes).

 

What to Do after a Truck Accident

Following a truck accident, knowing what steps to take can be pivotal to protecting yourself and positioning a future truck accident claim/case for success.

Some of the most important things to do after a truck crash are as follows:

  • Call 911 ASAP.
  • Get checked out by emergency responders (or seek medical attention as soon as you are able to).
  • Exchange driving- and insurance-related information with the other involved parties.
  • Do NOT admit any guilt or fault for the collision.
  • Take pictures of the truck accident damage, including the damage to vehicles and surrounding features (like guardrails, signs, etc.).
  • Report the crash to your insurance company.
  • Contact an experienced lawyer – like Phoenix Auto Accident Lawyer Richard Langerman – to find out what you will need to do next in order to recover the compensation you deserve for your crash-related losses and injuries.

 

How a Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help You

Following a truck accident, an attorney may be able to help you in a number of ways, including by (but not necessarily limited to):

  • Reviewing the details of the crash to determine the at-fault party (or parties)
  • Informing you of all options for pursuing legal remedies and financial recovery
  • Gathering the necessary evidence to prove fault and craft the strongest possible truck accident claim
  • Representing you at every phase of your claim or case, including in dealings with insurance companies
  • Working diligently to help you maximize your recovery.

 

Contact Phoenix Auto Accident Lawyer Richard Langerman

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a trucking wreck – or if you have lost a loved one to a deadly truck crash, contact Phoenix Auto Accident Lawyer Richard Langerman for effective help seeking compensation and justice.

You can contact us by calling (602) 240-5525 or by sending us an email via the contact form on this page. When you reach out to us, you can receive free, uncomplicated advice regarding your rights and your potential case.

From our offices in Phoenix, we provide superior legal services and representation to clients throughout the state of Arizona.

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1: According to truck accident data published by the Federal Highway Administration