A two-vehicle traffic collision in Alabama over the weekend provided a sad reminder of the fact that truck accidents are often fatal. If you were injured or a loved one was killed in an accident caused by a negligent truck driver or overloaded truck, the Mobile, Alabama, truck accident attorneys at Long & Long are ready to help. We understand the devastating toll a truck accident can take on victims and their families, and we have the knowledge and experience to recover the financial compensation you need by holding the responsible parties accountable for their carelessness. On Saturday, Sept. 22, an Alabama man was killed in St. Clair County after his car collided with a tractor-trailer. Although the cause of the accident remains under investigation, it illustrates the danger semi-trucks pose to cars and other passenger vehicles. Because of their tremendous size and weight, large trucks can cause severe injuries or death even in collisions at low rates of speed. Catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries and spinal cord injuries are not uncommon in truck accidents. Like other types of motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents are often the result of negligence. Common causes of truck accidents include:
If you were hurt or a family member was killed in a truck accident, please contact Long & Long for your free case consultation. Our Mobile, Alabama, truck accident lawyers are here to help you fight for the compensation you need and justice you deserve.