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Advocating for Victims of 18-Wheeler Accidents in the Northshore Area - Call (985) 206-5545 Today

According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 500,000 cases of trucking accidents every year. These trucks present a threat as they drive across Louisiana due to larger blind spots, increased breaking time, and potential driver negligence. If you or a loved one was involved in an accident with an 18 wheeler, you have legal rights. It may benefit you to speak with a St. Tammany Parish truck accident lawyer at The Tobey Law Firm. We handle the many complexities involved in trucking accident claims for our clients while they focus on their recovery.

Call (985) 206-5545 to discuss representation from our skilled, boutique law firm. We advocate for our clients' rights while aggressively standing up to insurance companies. Reach out to learn more.

Causes of 18-Wheeler Accidents

Depending on the situation, the owner or manufacturer of the truck can be responsible for the accident. Specific part manufacturers can also be liable if a defect with a tire, axel, or other part resulted in the accident. In many instances, however, the truck driver is held liable for the accident.

Truck drivers can cause an 18-wheeler accident by:

  • Driving under the influence
  • Driving while distracted
  • Driving while fatigued
  • Failing to follow signs
  • Speeding

Any accident involving a large commercial truck such as an 18 wheeler has a high likelihood of a serious, or even fatal, injury. Due to the size and weight of these vehicles, clients often suffer severe injuries such as a brain injury, spinal injury, paralysis, burn, and amputation.

Call The Tobey Law Firm at (985) 206-5545

You have a year from the date of the accident to bring a personal injury lawsuit in Louisiana. A knowledgeable St. Tammany Parish truck accident attorney understands the rules and regulations truck drivers must abide by. At The Tobey Law Firm, we let our clients focus on their recovery while we advocate for their rights. Should we choose to represent your case, you can be confident you have a skilled and relentless advocate on your side.

Contact our law firm today by calling (985) 206-5545 and we can help you figure out the best way to pursue fair and full compensation.

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