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Top Truck Accident Lawyers in Crofton & Bowie

Experienced Legal Support for Truck Accident Victims

When dealing with the impact of a truck accident, your first step should be to retain the legal services of an experienced, knowledgeable, and helpful attorney. At Skipper Law, LLC, we are committed to delivering the utmost in client service and this commitment will be displayed in every element of your case.

Our car and truck accident lawyers serve injured clients throughout Crofton and Bowie by building claims for compensation that are based on the specific elements of their cases.

If you have been personally injured or are assisting a loved one who has been injured in a truck accident in Crofton or Bowie, speak with our team by calling (410) 919-2121 or contacting us online for a free consultation.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Maryland

Truck accidents can result in devastating injuries and property damage. It is important to understand the common causes of these accidents to help prevent them and protect yourself on the road. At Skipper Law, LLC, we have handled numerous truck accident cases in Crofton and Bowie, and we have identified some of the most common causes:

  1. Driver Fatigue: Truck drivers often work long hours and may push themselves to meet deadlines, leading to fatigue. This can impair their judgment and reaction time, increasing the risk of accidents.
  2. Distracted Driving: Just like any other driver, truck drivers can become distracted by their phones, GPS devices, or other distractions, taking their attention away from the road.
  3. Improper Truck Maintenance: Neglecting regular maintenance and inspections can result in mechanical failures, such as brake failures or tire blowouts, which can cause accidents.
  4. Speeding: Truck drivers who exceed the speed limit or fail to adjust their speed to road conditions may not be able to stop in time to avoid a collision.
  5. Driving Under the Influence: Truck drivers who operate their vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs put themselves and others at risk.

Identifying the cause of a truck accident is crucial for building a strong case. Our experienced Crofton and Bowie truck accident attorneys at Skipper Law, LLC can investigate the circumstances surrounding your accident and gather evidence to hold the responsible parties accountable.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, don't hesitate to reach out to us for professional legal help. We are committed to fighting for your rights and helping you recover the compensation you deserve.

Who Is Liable After a Truck Accident?

It is essential that every element of a truck accident is carefully investigated. The primary cause of the accident must be determined, and from there, a specific party can be held liable for the accident.

Some of the parties that can be held responsible are:

  • The truck driver: In many circumstances, the driver of the 18-wheeler or delivery truck will be held responsible because that party is in control of the vehicle.
  • The company: The company that hired the driver can be held responsible if the driver has a history of negligent behaviors that could have tipped them off when making the hiring decision.
  • The maintenance company: If the accident was caused by break failure or another repair issue, the repair or maintenance crew can be held responsible.
  • The vehicle manufacturer: If it is found that the vehicle or its components are faulty, the manufacturer can be held responsible.

At Skipper Law, LLC, we value justice, integrity, and hard work. Get the highest level of professional representation and call (410) 919-2121 today for a free consultation. 

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Recovering Damages After a Truck Accident

18-wheelers and delivery trucks are common contenders in major vehicle collisions. With their size and weight, it does not come with surprise that the impact of a truck accident can have great impact and result in catastrophic injuries. Take immediate action to secure the legal guidance your family deserves.

Our firm can help hold the responsible party liable. We handle a wide range of cases involving 18-wheelers and delivery trucks of all types. Whether the delivery truck was overloaded, or a blowout was the cause of the accident, we can put the legal burden on our shoulders while you focus on recovery and healing. If you lost a loved one in a truck accident, do not try to handle this on your own.

Bring your case to our firm today so that our truck accident attorneys in Crofton and Bowie can assist you on this unwelcome journey toward the compensation you deserve.

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