Large commercial trucks are essential parts of the economy in and around the Mesa area. However, accidents involving these vehicles often result in significant injuries for those riding inside traditional passenger cars. At David Shapiro Law, PLLC, our team is here to help if you need a Mesa truck accident lawyer by your side. We have extensive resources at our disposal that allow us to fully investigate commercial truck accident claims in order to help clients recover total compensation for their losses.
Attorneys are going to be absolutely necessary to handle Mesa truck accident claims. Often, we find that individuals involved in these cases are left going up against well-funded trucking companies and their insurance carriers. However, when victims retain legal counsel, they are leveling the playing field. A skilled Mesa truck accident attorney can:
Data available from the Arizona Department of Transportation shows us that large truck accidents are not uncommon throughout the state. During the latest reporting year of data, there were nearly 2,000 accidents involving tractor-trailers. Out of these incidents, there were 60 fatal collisions and 414 injury collisions. Additionally, the state DOT reported accidents involving other types of large trucks, including dump trucks, concrete mixers, garbage trucks, tanker trucks, and other truck combinations.
Accidents involving these large vehicles often result in catastrophic injuries. According to data available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a fully loaded tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. When a vehicle of this weight in size collides with a traditional passenger car, the results are often devastating. It is not uncommon for our Mesa truck accident lawyers to help clients who have sustained the following:
If you or somebody you care about has been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of a truck driver or trucking company in Mesa, contact David Shapiro Law, PLLC as soon as possible. We will get involved in your case immediately so we can begin gathering and preserving the evidence needed to prove liability. Our goal is to negotiate with aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties to help ensure you recover the compensation you need. This can include coverage of medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a Mesa truck accident lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (480) 637-5692.