Lake County Indiana Truck Accident Lawyers
Semi Truck Accident Attorneys Serving Northwest Indiana
The truck accident attorneys at the Law Office of Moseley & Martinez, LLC are dedicated to representing individuals and families who have suffered a serious injury or fatality in an accident with a commercial truck (semi truck).
Truck accidents cases are often times complex because there can be multiple parties at fault. Most of these entities are corporations who are experienced in defending against claims and lawsuits.
Some trucking accidents are fatal, many are non-fatal. Some truck accidents involve driver negligence and some are caused by the other car, truck or other motor vehicle. Please see some common tyoes of truck driver negligence below.
Some types of driver negligence:
Defective equipment on trucks – this can include: maintenance problems, such as worn-out brakes or tires
Driver Distraction – many truck crashes involved driver distraction or inattention
Driver Fatigue – many crashes involve driver fatigue
Driving too fast for conditions – driving too fast does not refer just to speeding, it also refers to driving too fast for the conditions.
Drug & Alcohol impairment – over the counter, illegal drugs and alcohol are all factors involved in some truck accident claims
Improper Braking / Jackknifing – many fatal crashes involve brake issues
Inclement Weather – bad weather including snow, ice, rain and fog etc.
After establishing liability on the part of the truck company, the plaintiff (person bringing the lawsuit) must prove their damages. In cases involving a substantial injury, expert testimony may be needed from doctors and expert witnesses to prove that the accident in fact caused your injuries. To learn more, contact our Indiana truck accident lawyers for a free consultation and case evaluation.
We work with accident investigators, re-constructionists, and other professionals to gather the evidence needed to win a truck accident case.
- Black-box data recorder analysis
- Order police and investigative reports
- Reviewing video camera footage
- Study the sequence of traffic control devices
- Take sworn statements from parties and witnesses
WE CAN HELP YOU UNDERSTAND
- How long do I have to file a lawsuit for injuries or death due to truck accident? YOUR RIGHTS HAVE TIME LIMITS!
- How Long Will it Take to Settle a truck accident case?
- How much is my truck accident case worth?
- What compensation can victims of truck accidents seek in Indiana?
If you or a family member was involved in an incident with a truck or other commercial vehicle operated company, above, it is important to know that these companies and their insurance companies are skilled at investigating commercial vehicle accidents. They have claim handlers who are trained to resolve claims quickly and for as little as possible.
Contact A Truck Accident Attorney For Help
For help, contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation. We serve clients in Northern Indiana and the surrounding towns, areas, and counties. We offer a high level of personal service, attorneys at our law firm are accessible and available by phone or email. After-hours and weekend appointments are available.
Offices of Moseley & Martinez, LLC
8002 Utah St. Merrillville, IN 46410
South Bend Office:
115 N William St. - Suite 101 South Bend, IN 46601