The consequences of a collision with a commercial semi-truck can be catastrophic, especially for the smallest and most vulnerable vehicles on the road. If you’ve been injured in a semi-truck crash, or if you know someone who has been injured or killed in a semi-truck crash, call the Minnesota truck accident attorneys at Meshbesher & Spence for a free consultation. Meshbesher & Spence attorneys know what facts to look for to establish fault in semi-truck accident cases. We will help you recover damages for your injuries.
Approximately 500,000 trucking accidents occur each year in the United States. The typical commercial semi-truck weighs in excess of 80,000 pounds, nearly 27 times the weight of an average personal vehicle. Not surprisingly, of the approximate 500,000 trucking accidents, about 5,000 trucking accidents result in fatalities. In fact, about one out of eight traffic fatalities involves a trucking collision. There are many causes for trucking accidents. Driving speed, long hours behind the wheel, driving mile incentives, pressures associated with meeting delivery deadlines, and improper maintenance, are just some of the factors found to have contributed to semi-truck accidents across the United States.
The lawyers at Meshbesher & Spence are here to help. We have the experience and knowledge to make sure that you are fairly compensated. We are prepared to work diligently to make sure you are appropriately compensated for your medical expenses and physical and emotional suffering.
As the victim of a truck or semi accident, you may face lost wages, unmanageable medical bills, out of pocket expenses, and a mountain of complicated insurance claims. The insurance companies have experienced attorneys looking out for their interests. We believe you should have the very best attorneys looking out for you. Meshbesher & Spence has more than 50 years of experience of representing injured individuals and families and we will fight to get the compensation you deserve.