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Tangipahoa Parish Trucking Accident Attorney

Tangipahoa Parish Trucking Accident Attorney

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

There are many causes for semi truck accidents but some of the most common causes are:

  • Driver Fatigue
  • Alcohol / Drug Abuse
  • Speeding
  • Failure to obey the rules of the road
  • Failure to properly maintain trucks
  • Over-loaded
  • Under-inflated tires
  • Over-height trucks
  • Escort vehicle error
  • Trucks following other traffic too closely

If you are the victim of a trucking accident in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, the question of who is responsible and what actually caused the accident are often much more complicated than in a simple traffic accident.

Trucking accident attorneys can work with you to understand the common reasons for trucking accidents, and the relationships among the persons and entities connected to the truck, the trailer, and the load. Contact the Louisiana truck accident attorneys at the Law Office of L. Clayton Burgess today!  We have 7 locations throughout Louisiana to serve you.  Call us today to set up a free consultation to discuss your case.  Call toll-free (877) 234-7573

Laws Governing Truck Accidents

Federal laws and regulations govern the trucking industry. These laws establish certain standards that trucking companies, owners, and drivers must meet, and often determine who is responsible for a trucking accident.

When it comes to truck accidents, there may be many involved responsible for a victim’s injuries. It is very important to get advice or representation from a Louisiana trucking accident lawyer. Please contact the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess. If our lawyers do not collect money damages for you, you don’t owe an attorney fee. We don’t get paid unless we successfully recover compensation for you and your family.

When trucking companies fail to meet their responsibilities, our trucking accident lawyers  respond by aggressively seeking restitution for victims who have been seriously damaged by the company’s’ negligence and disregard for safety. We have successfully represented numerous individuals in obtaining compensation after accidents involving commercial trucks.

Trucking Accident Statistics in Tangipahoa Parish:

In 2015, 104 injuries were reported as a direct result of 144 trucking accidents, with 2 fatalities. Compare to:

2014, 148 people were injured as a direct result of 138 trucking accidents in Tangipahoa Parish. There was 1 fatality related to trucking accidents.

For additional accident injury data visit:

http://datareports.lsu.edu  

The Louisiana trucking accident attorneys at the Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess have the refined skill and lengthy litigation experience necessary to handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, toxic torts, products liability, birth injuries, and brain injuries, among many others. The circumstances surrounding any accident claim can oftentimes be complex, which leads to great difficulty determining who is liable for resulting damages.

Our personal injury attorneys handle many kinds of personal injury claims, including car accidents, trucking accidents, bus accidents, offshore accidents, brain injuries and wrongful death claims. It takes an experienced personal injury attorney to oversee your claim and fight for just compensation in a court of law.

Don’t Delay! Call Clay! Our Baton Rouge Office: (225) 922-4416 or Toll Free: (877) 234-7573.

DON'T DELAY! YOU MAY HAVE A VALID CLAIM AND BE ENTITLED TO COMPENSATION FOR YOUR INJURIES, BUT A LAWSUIT MUST BE FILED BEFORE THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS EXPIRES.