17 Oct '19

Trucking Accident Law

Did you know that 3,413 people died in accidents involving large trucks in 2010, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety? Out of those deaths, 14 percent of the deaths were occupants in the truck, and 72 percent of the deaths were occupants in a different vehicle. Here at Olsen Law Firm, our team of legal experts is here to make sure you are safe out there on the road. The last thing we want is for you or a loved one to be involved in a trucking accident. 

 

You May Need an Attorney

Accidents with commercial trucks involve a very different set of issues than normal automobile accidents. The truck accident personal injury attorneys of Olsen Law Firm, understand the specific nuances involved in semi-truck and tractor-trailer accidents. At Olsen Law Firm, we have the resources necessary to pursue your case. Truck accident cases can be costly to pursue and to investigate properly; having the necessary resources to handle these tasks is essential—we do!

 

According to the Facts

According to The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the following ten factors are ranked in order of most common after analyzing hundred of potential factors involved in a truck accident. They are:

  • Brake problems
  • Traffic flow interruption (congestion, previous crash)
  • Prescription drug use
  • Traveling too fast for conditions
  • Unfamiliarity with roadway
  • Roadway problems
  • Required to stop before the crash (traffic control device, crosswalk)
  • Over-the-counter drug use
  • Inadequate surveillance
  • Fatigue

Contact Our Firm Today!

Make sure your kids stay safe and alert when they ride a school bus in Ocala. We know all about school bus safety/ Pamela Olsen, Attorney, and Counselor at Law, P.A., is an experienced attorney who strives to help clients with their legal issues. She has a winning history in the accident and wrongful death cases in Ocala, Florida. Call today for more information!

 

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