When a person or family members are injured in a tractor trailer accident in Alabama, they need a lawyer who will protect them and make sure they are treated fairly during such a difficult time. When you contact Wettermark & Keith, you will find lawyers who are compassionate legal advocates. Looking after our clients’ emotional well-being and getting them the compensation they are entitled to are top priorities.
Causes of Tractor Trailer Accidents in Alabama
Many tractor trailer accidents are caused by negligence on the part of the tractor trailer driver or the trucking company. Our legal team has the experience and legal expertise to spot many of the factors that contribute to these types of accidents. Some of the common causes of tractor trailer accidents include:
- Driver was under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicating substance
- Driver exhibited symptoms of fatigue
- Driver did not abide by the rules of the road
- Parts of the tractor trailer were defective and did not operate properly
Personal Injuries Suffered in Tractor Trailer Accidents
Colliding with tractor trailers is particularly dangerous due to their weight and size. In worst-case scenarios, motor vehicle drivers and passengers die or become permanently disabled. Serious personal injuries may involve:
- Broken bones
- Loss of use of bodily parts
- Brain injuries such as concussions
- Spinal injuries such as paralysis
Birmingham Tractor Trailer Accident Lawsuits
We are dedicated to fighting for victims of tractor trailer accidents. It is extremely important to speak with an attorney if you have been hurt or if a loved one has died due to an accident. We take the time to let our clients know all of their rights and the type of legal actions they can pursue. We make sure the trucking company is held responsible for the harm and pain they caused as a result of their negligent actions.
Contact a Birmingham Tractor Trailer Accidents Attorney
Being hurt in a tractor trailer accident can be scary and life-altering. You need experienced and effective Alabama litigators to represent your interests, whether a pre-trial settlement is agreed upon, or to aggressively take your case to trial in court. Call Wettermark & Keith at (205) 993-9500 or complete our free case evaluation form to meet with one of our attorneys. Let us use our years of litigation experience to help you get the financial compensation needed to aid in your emotional and physical recovery. We serve Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery & all of Alabama.