Truck accidents cause some of the most devastating collisions on the road, and many of these accidents are fatal. Even trucks traveling at low speeds can be dangerous to other drivers and passengers. When you or someone you love has been involved in an 18 wheeler accident, you need immediate legal assistance to protect your rights. At Baggett, McCall, Burgess, Watson & Gaughan, LLC we have extensive experience in the complex litigation of personal injury and wrongful death claims arising out of trucking accidents.
Trucking accidents resulting from the negligence of drivers and trucking companies can cause severe and fatal injuries. When you have been injured or someone you love has been killed, protect your rights and claims with a law firm you can trust. Contact Baggett, McCall, Burgess, Watson & Gaughan, LLC for an immediate consultation.
Causes of Trucking Accidents
Truck wrecks and 18 wheeler accidents can be caused by driver negligence, loading errors, driver fatigue, drug and alcohol use, violations of trucking safety laws, equipment failures, and poor maintenance. Many accidents are the result of trucking companies’ failure to monitor the number of hours a driver spends on the road. When you or someone you love suffers as the result of driver or trucking company negligence, our firm will aggressively pursue the maximum recovery available under the law and circumstances.
Baggett, McCall, Burgess, Watson & Gaughan, LLC has achieved multi-million dollar recoveries in cases involving:
- Catastrophic injuries caused by 18-wheelers
- Multiple cars and trucks
- 18-wheeler accidents
- High-speed highway accidents
- Wrongful death
Investigations and Evidence Protection in an 18 Wheeler Accident
We have extensive experience investigating trucking accidents, including the review of police records, witness statements, recovering black box evidence, and preserving drivers’ logs and other records in the possession of the trucking company. Our firm works with accident reconstructionists and other experts who can assess the circumstances of the accident and the medical implications of the injuries. For more information on how to preserve evidence for your trucking accident claim, please contact our firm.
Experience in Complex Litigation — Maximizing your Recovery
We have experience with strategies for maximizing the recovery for 18-wheeler and trucking accident cases, including cases resulting in quadriplegia and wrongful death. When you or someone you love suffers in a serious commercial trucking crash or 18 wheeler accident, our firm offers a level of service and experience you can trust.
Ask for our Emergency Checklist for Southwest Louisiana. This checklist was developed by our firm so as to give automobile, truck, SUV, and highway accident victims a checklist that they can refer to after being involved in an accident. The checklist will help you, in a stressful situation, remember all the things that are needed after an unfortunate accident has occurred.
Contact Baggett, McCall, Burgess, Watson & Gaughan, LLC in Lake Charles, Louisiana, for a free consultation or call 800-639-2524 now to speak directly with an experienced personal injury lawyer about an 18 wheeler accident or other truck crash.